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2.25.22 Statement
(Washington, D.C.) February 25, 2022 -- Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement  about President Joe Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S...
2.24.22 Members Making News
Two long-serving members of CLPHA’s Board of Directors announced resignations from their positions at housing authorities recently. Antonio (Tony) M. Pérez resigned from his role as Secretary-Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), while Rick Gentry also...
2.24.22 Report
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released its monthly House Price Index (HPI) report detailing that house prices have risen nationwide in November, up 1.1 percent from the previous months. Between November 2020 to November 2021, FHFA reports that house prices have increased 17.5...
2.24.22 Fact Sheet
To reduce burdensome documentation barriers that have made it difficult for many renters to access emergency rental assistance, the Department of the Treasury introduced fact-specific proxy into its guidance in May 2021, which allows additional methods to verify income eligibility. Specifically,...
2.24.22
Skyrocketing Rents and Low Vacancy Rates Cause Delay in Lease-Ups On February 16, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) held an industry call to report that in recent months Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) budget utilization rates amongst non-Moving to Work (MTW) public housing authorities...
2.24.22 Report
NYU Furman Center published a report highlighting the impact of land use restrictions on the economy, racial equity, and  the environment. By measuring New York City’s housing creation prior to the pandemic, researchers found that housing construction has remained stagnant in the city’s...
2.24.22 Report
Recently, HUD released the 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, HUD waived the requirement for communities to conduct the count of unsheltered homelessness in 2021, thereby the report only provides national estimates on sheltered...
2.23.22 Members Making News
From the Mountain View Voice: A proposal to develop a city parking lot at 444 Bryant St. into affordable housing took a big step forward when the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors recently agreed to loan $9.75 million in county funds toward the project. The Supervisors voted unanimously to...
2.23.22 Members Making News
CLPHA Board Member Charles Hillman was recently featured in Columbus CEO magazine, discussing his career and his work leading the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA). In the article, Hillman recounts his path to working in the public housing industry and outlines the many ways that CMHA...

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