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11.19.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA is asking our members to review a draft of our comments on the proposed rule changes to the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program to be submitted to HUD by end of day tomorrow, November 20. While we will be submitting these comments independently, CLPHA has also signed on to joint...
11.19.20 CLPHA Member Update
From HUD and the FDIC: Please save the date for an upcoming webinar co-sponsored between HUD and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) which will focus on how Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) grantees can help the youth we serve successfully connect to financial...
10.6.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On September 21, HUD issued a notice proposing significant changes to the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program. The changes, included in the 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, create multiple issues around implementation for which HUD is seeking comment. These...
9.21.20 CLPHA Member Update
In today’s Federal Register, HUD published a notice entitled “Streamlining and Implementation of Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act Changes to Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program.” HUD is issuing this notice in response to statutory...
3.4.20 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On February 27, HUD announced $36 million in funding awards to public housing authorities and other grantees through the agency’s Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency-Service Coordinators program (ROSS-SC). The awards will allow grantees to hire or retain service coordinators who help...
2.10.20 Statement
CLPHA Responds to Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Public Housing Budget In the face of an estimated capital needs backlog of $70 billion, HUD’s budget zeroes out the public housing capital fund, which is used to address the growing physical needs of aging properties. WASHINGTON (February 10, 2020) -...
2.5.20 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From The Journal Gazette: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday it has awarded nearly $500,000 in grants to the Fort Wayne Housing Authority. A grant for $343,896 will provide access to affordable housing to 56 people with disabilities, and a grant...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From Fort Worth Housing Solutions' website: Hats off to the 51 women and men who graduated from either the Family Self-Sufficiency or Homeownership programs in 2019!  We celebrated their successes at a graduation dinner Dec. 3. “The hardest part is to start,” recalled Shunteia Goldman,...
2.5.20
From the El Paso Herald-Post: For many people, home ownership is the ultimate American dream. But for some, it’s a dream that can feel just out of reach. That’s why the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) offers comprehensive home ownership and family self-sufficiency programs....
1.22.20 Members Making News
From Affordable Housing Finance: Youths aging out of foster care have a new place to live in Vancouver, Wash. The recently completed Caples Terrace serves young adults 18 to 24 years who might not otherwise have a place to live. It’s the first project by the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) to...

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