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11.19.19 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019” by a vote of 290-118 with strong bipartisan support.   The bill, which CLPHA strongly supports, ensures the federal government’s long-term disaster recovery program – Community Development...
11.19.19 CLPHA Member Update
The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development will hold a legislative hearing entitled, "Safe and Decent? Examining the Current State of Residents’ Health and Safety in HUD Housing” at 2:00 PM ET tomorrow. The hearing will be webcast...
11.19.19 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, CLPHA submitted comments on the recent HOTMA notice, in which HUD sought comments on implementations of Sections 102, 103, and 104 of HOTMA. These provisions address income definitions and reexaminations, over-income households, and asset restrictions for public housing, the Housing...
11.13.19 CLPHA Member Update
On November 5, CLPHA hosted a member call to solicit feedback on the recent HOTMA notice. CLPHA’s draft comments on the HOTMA notice, which incorporate member feedback, are now available for review. Comments are due on November 18. Please direct any feedback on the draft comments to...
11.8.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Public Housing ACC and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC On Friday, November 8, 2019, HUD published proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment.  The...
11.6.19 Statement
CLPHA supports bipartisan efforts to end politicized disbursement of disaster funds to Puerto Rico and public housing residents.   WASHINGTON (November 6, 2019) – Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, issued the following statement in support...
10.31.19 CLPHA Member Update
Passage Sets the Stage for Conference Negotiations with the House Today the U.S. Senate, by a vote of 84-9, passed their amended HR 3055, the “Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs,...
10.28.19 CLPHA Member Update
On Tuesday, November 5, at 3:00 PM ET, CLPHA will host a member call to solicit feedback on the recent HOTMA notice. An agenda for the call, which outlines specific issues raised in the notice, is available here. This notice seeks comment on HOTMA provisions related to Sections 102, 103, and...
10.23.19 Action Alert
The House of Representatives may vote as soon as next week on bipartisan legislation to permanently authorize HUD’s Community Development Block Grant–Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program. The bill – the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act” – includes key reforms to the CDBG-DR program to help ensure...
10.22.19 CLPHA Comments
Yesterday, CLPHA submitted comments in response to HUD’s notice outlining the first details of the NSPIRE demonstration. NSPIRE is a voluntary demonstration, expected to last at least two years, that would replace UPCS inspections for participating properties. NSPIRE is intended to simplify the...

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