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9.29.22 Report, Research
The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) released a report last week on how housing finance agencies (HFAs) are filling funding gaps. The urgent need for more affordable housing units has been exacerbated by market conditions, a growing shortfall of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (...
9.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA is pleased to announce that HUD has extended certain regulatory waivers for the Housing Choice Voucher and Mainstream Voucher programs through December 31, 2023. CLPHA previously reported that HUD was extending the streamlined review process and deadlines for certain regulatory...
9.28.22 Members Making News
As part of a series of articles entitled “Rebuilding America,” Forbes Magazine featured CLPHA Board President and Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority CEO Jeffery K. Patterson discussing how CMHA is working to transform its communities and increase opportunities for low-income Clevelanders...
9.28.22 Members Making News
73-year-old Chicago resident Joe Ann Wilson spent nearly two decades in the same apartment, but during the COVID-19 pandemic she was forced to leave her home due to rising rents and subsequently moved between homeless shelters for a year and a half. With help from Lakynna Dorrough, a rapid...
9.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD announced this week that 18 PHAs have been selected for a new Asset Building cohort as part of an expansion of the Moving-to-Work (MTW) Demonstration Program. This new MTW cohort will evaluate asset-building activities that encourage assisted households to create and grow savings accounts and/...
9.28.22 CLPHA Advocacy
Housing Is to Host Roundtable on Next Steps on Behavioral Health Integration for PHAs  In 2020, 52.9 million adults were affected by mental illness. However, challenges like access and affordability make it hard for people to access care. Behavioral health has been a major challenge for PHAs...
9.27.22 Members Making News
From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release: Chicago Housing Authority residents who participated in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program received their certificates of completion this month at an FSS graduation ceremony at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center. FSS is one of...
9.27.22 Members Making News
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and Beacon 360 Management Inc. announced today they have finalized a $15.6 million financing plan that allows development to begin on Harriet’s Hope, a 52-...
9.27.22 Members Making News
Last week, New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced a new leadership structure at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), splitting the roles of NYCHA chair and chief executive officer. CLPHA Board Member Gregory Russ will continue in his role as chair of NYCHA’s board of directors...

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