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1.2.24 CLPHA Member Update, Funding Opportunity, Grant
PHAs will be able to apply for subgrants in Summer 2024 The U.S. EPA has awarded $600 million to 11 Grantmakers as part of the Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grant Program, which will reduce barriers to federal funds and issue thousands of environmental justice grants over the next...
3.27.23 CLPHA Advocacy
Protecting, expanding. and providing affordable housing has never been so important. The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that housing instability and homelessness have disastrous effects on our national economic and public health. Public housing authorities (PHAs) are our nation’s most effective...
3.9.23 CLPHA Member Update
On March 9, the Biden Administration released its preliminary budget proposal for fiscal year 2024 (FY24) with further program line-item budget levels and authorization recommendations expected on March 15.  For the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the Budget...
7.23.22 Legislative Reports
On July 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a 220 to 207 vote the first funding minibus legislation for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year. HR 8294, the “FY2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act” is the minibus comprised of six bills from six of the twelve House appropriations subcommittees....
7.15.21
From the U.S. House Financial Services Committee’s July 8 press release: Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement after securing a commitment from President Biden that housing will be included in...
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...
4.16.21 In The News
This week, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman was quoted in The Washington Post's article "In George Floyd’s old neighborhood, Biden’s war on poverty faces a crucial test." The article examines the potential impacts of President Biden's American Rescue Plan on families in poverty through a...
4.15.21 CLPHA Member Update
On Wednesday, April 14, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services with Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) presiding held a virtual hearing entitled “Build Back Better: Investing in Equitable and Affordable Housing Infrastructure.” The hearing focus revolved around the Biden...
8.4.20 CLPHA Member Update
August 6 | 2:00 p.m. ET HUD PIH will be hosting a conference call on Thursday, August 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss HUD’s second round of CARES Act supplemental Administrative Fees awards and the $400 million supplemental HAP notice.  PIH staff will also...
7.31.20 CLPHA Member Update
HUD issued PIH Notice 2020-17 and 2020-18 today, which outline the methodology and process for awarding supplemental HAP and administrative fees for the Housing Choice Voucher Program provided in the CARES Act. CLPHA communicated often with HUD that our...

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