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12.21.18
In the event of a partial government shutdown, the Department of Housing and Urban Development will follow its 2018 Contingency Plan for Possible Lapse in Appropriations. Specific guidance for program operations affecting the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) begin on page 8 of ...
12.21.18 Policy
CLPHA was informed today that HUD will be publishing its required Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notices for its revised Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) and the Moving to Work ACC for the expansion agencies on Thursday, December 27, in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment period.
12.13.18
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) issued a statement this week after her nomination by the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve as the chair of the House Committee on Financial Services. Though subject to the approval of the Democratic caucus, Waters will be the first...
11.30.18
With House Democrats poised to take control of the chamber in early January, leadership choices for the House and Senate have been finalized by the respective Democratic and Republican Caucuses—except for the final floor vote for House Speaker on January 3, 2019. The Senate will...
11.29.18 CLPHA Advocacy
On November 19, CLPHA hosted a member call to receive feedback regarding comments on the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule, “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds.” “Public Charge” is a term used by U.S. immigration officials to refer to an individual who is “primarily...
11.28.18
A new bill from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) that includes an array of tax provisions could put Housing Credit legislation back in play during the lame duck session of Congress. The “Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018,” would renew some expired tax...
11.9.18 News, Analysis
By now you know the House Democrats have regained the majority for the first time since 2010. CLPHA’s early mid-term election analysis takes a quick look at the committee makeup of the first session of the 116th Congress beginning January 3, 2019.   While eleven races are still...
11.9.18 News
While the federal House and Senate races were the big story of Tuesday’s midterm elections, voters across the country considered critical state and local ballot issues as well, including eight states that dealt with the construction of affordable housing or expanding protections for renters....
11.8.18 CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
CLPHA Legislative Director Gerard Holder (right) speaks with Secretary Ben Carson at HUD's first Stakeholder HUDdle. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude addressed representatives from housing groups, including CLPHA,...
11.8.18 Policy, CLPHA Member Update
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking titled “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” (83 FR 51114) (the “Notice”). The Notice proposes to expand the basis upon which a non-citizen seeking adjustments to their residency or...

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