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8.19.19 CLPHA Member Update
In the August 19 Federal Register, HUD issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding changes to the disparate impact standard, which is used to establish liability under the Fair Housing Act for unjustified discriminatory impact on protected classes. In the notice, HUD claims...
8.15.19 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
Yesterday, executives from the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) discussed their commitment and programmatic efforts to house people experiencing homelessness in the city and county of Los Angeles during a field hearing of...
8.14.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its final rule on public charge in the Federal Register. The publication of “Inadmissability on Public Charge Grounds” follows the notice of proposed rulemaking that was published in October 2018. DHS received over 250,000 comments,...
8.8.19 Report
A new report published by the Center for American Progress outlines how extreme weather events, fueled by climate change, are worsening America’s affordable housing and homelessness crises. Low-income Americans are more likely to experience displacement and homelessness as a result of natural...
8.8.19 Research, Report
HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) recently published its fiscal years 2017 and 2018 Biennial Report. According to PD&R, the goal of their report is to inform those who use the data and research PD&R produces about who PD&R is, what PD&R does, and some input...
8.8.19
On July 26, HUD issued a notice announcing a new initiative to provide Tenant Protection Vouchers (TPVs) to youth aging out of foster care. HUD describes the program, known as the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) initiative, as one designed to address the unmet housing needs of youth aging of...
8.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy
The A Call To Invest in Our Neighborhoods (ACTION) Campaign, where CLPHA is a Steering Committee member, recently published a series of fact sheets that show the impact of the Housing Credit in every congressional district, including the number of affordable apartments created or preserved, the...
8.7.19
Sens. Schatz and Young Introduce Bipartisan Companion Legislation to Reform CDBG-DR Assistance On July 11, 2019 Representative Al Green (D-TX) introduced HR 3702, the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019,” along with cosponsor Representative Ann Wagner (R-MO). As senior members of the House...
8.1.19
Agreement Heads to White House for Signature The U.S. Senate followed the U.S. House on August 1 and passed by a vote of 67-28 HR 3877, the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019”, the all-encompassing two-year budget deal that increases spending for military and domestic programs, suspends the debt...

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