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5.15.19 Report
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness. Among them, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and...
5.9.19 Press Release
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Renowned Physician Dr. Camara Jones to Present Keynote Remarks WASHINGTON (May 9, 2019) – Collaborators from the housing, health, and education sectors will convene in Washington, D.C., May 16 and 17 for the fifth national Housing Is Summit hosted by the...
5.9.19 Statement
WASHINGTON (May 9, 2019) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will formally propose a new rule tomorrow that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing. The proposed rule, which will be published in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment...
11.14.18 CLPHA Advocacy, Report
New research from CLPHA and Econsult Solutions shows that PHAs generate and induce multiple streams of economic activity benefitting those who reside in public housing, as well as local employers, governments, and industries. Read more about "The Economic Impact of Public Housing: Ongoing...
5.16.19 Press Release
Public Housing Authorities, Community Colleges, College Access Partners Collaborate to Eliminate Barriers to Postsecondary Success New Report and Recommendations from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Highlight Innovative Cross-Sector Collaborations to Improve Postsecondary...
5.15.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee and 22 Committee Democrats sent a letter to Ben Carson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), demanding that he withdraw his proposal to terminate housing benefits for mixed-...
5.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On May 10, HUD will publish a notice in the Federal Register on a proposed rule that would impact non-citizens living in HUD-assisted housing with citizen family members, known as mixed families. Currently, mixed families receiving housing assistance have a pro-rated subsidy that excludes any...
5.8.19 Members Making News
From WDVM:  The City of Rockville breaks ground on building a multi-million dollar, mixed-use development in their downtown area. What used to be just a parking lot will soon be a new place of attraction for Downtown Rockville. City of Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton said...
5.8.19 Members Making News
From ABC10 Sacramento: A historic hotel in downtown Sacramento now has the green light to become a homeless shelter. Following a special meeting Tuesday afternoon that lasted three hours, Sacramento City Council members voted unanimously to approve a plan involving the Capitol Park Hotel,...
5.8.19 Announcements, Members Making News
From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) announced today it has released a 25-Year vision plan to advance the preservation and expansion of affordable housing options and economic development for a wide...

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