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5.5.21
The Council of Large Public Housing Agencies (CLPHA), The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA), and the MTW Collaborative are pleased to release our joint funding recommendations for Office of Public and...
4.9.21 In The News
This morning, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss public and affordable housing issues and President Biden's proposed American Jobs Plan. Ms. Zaterman answered questions from host Pedro Echevarria and members of the public from...
4.7.21 Report, Analysis
In its annual report on the national and state-level shortage of affordable housing, the National Low-Income Housing Coalition found in this year’s The Gap report that the affordability gap continues, with again no state having an adequate supply of affordable homes for extremely low-...
4.2.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Last week, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman and other leaders from public housing industry groups met virtually with HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge to share with the Secretary our priorities and goals for the new administration, and Zaterman discussed the meeting in an Affordable Housing...
3.29.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Last week, CLPHA shared recommendations with PIH leadership on implementation of the emergency housing vouchers included in the American Rescue Plan  Act (ARPA) that President Biden signed on March 12, 2021. To ensure that low-income Americans can make use of these vouchers in the...
3.10.21 Report, Analysis
The Effect of COVID-19 on Household Income Among HCV Households. A new report in Cityscape uses HUD administrative data to look at the volume of interim recertification requests at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. According to the report, 553,500 households...
2.10.21 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
Congressional Democrats are moving the next COVID-19 bill swiftly through Congress. CLPHA and other national public housing industry groups are asking our members to sign on to a joint industry letter to be sent to congressional...
1.19.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, the Department of the Treasury posted a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document that addresses several questions about the new $25 billion Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. The FAQ also explicitly states in Question 9 that assisted households are...
12.22.20 Analysis, CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, the House and Senate passed a spending package that includes FY21 funding for HUD programs and additional COVID-19 relief. On December 27 President Trump signed the package. See CLPHA’s summary of the spending package below.    
12.2.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On Tuesday, CLPHA sent to the Agency Review Team our recommendations for public and affordable housing for the Biden-Harris administration. Our recommendations are based on what we have heard from our members about the challenges they face, and solutions they offer. The document begins...

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