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3.21.23 CLPHA Member Update, Funding Opportunity, Grant
HUD has announced an overhaul of its disaster recovery efforts with the establishment of a new office focused solely on disaster management and recovery. HUD has created the new Office of Disaster Management (ODM) in the Office of the Deputy Secretary, and the Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR)...
3.17.23 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA, the MTW Collaborative, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), and the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) released our joint funding recommendations for the Office of Public and Indian Housing and Office of Housing programs...
3.16.23 CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
On March 13, 2023, the Biden Administration released its full fiscal year 2024 (FY24) budget request. Generally for public housing and related programs, the proposal is a modest increase over previous years. The Administration requests a total $73.3 billion in discretionary funding for the...
3.10.23 CLPHA Advocacy
On March 9, CLPHA along with its industry partners NAHRO, PHADA and the MTW Collaborative sent a letter to HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge asking for “a renewed partnership between HUD and PHAs in implementing major systems changes.” The letter notes the numerous policy and regulatory changes that are...
3.10.23 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
CLPHA has submitted comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Guidance for Grants and Agreements to support the implementation of the Build America, Buy America (BABA) Act. These comments are in addition to comments that CLPHA submitted to HUD on HUD’s Phased Implementation Waiver...
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...
3.7.23 Report
A new brief from the Urban Institute offers lessons from six cities and counties on using the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)’s $350 billion State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) for affordable housing purposes. The brief utilizes program data reported by SLFRF recipients along with...
3.7.23 Awards/Grants
Last week, HUD announced $5.6 billion in annual formula grants to 1,200 communities for a wide range of activities including affordable housing, community development, and homeless assistance. These grants were made through major HUD programs, including the Community Development Block...
3.7.23 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Comments
CLPHA and its counsel Reno & Cavanaugh have submitted comments on a notice detailing the applicability to HUD programs of the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The notice offered initial implementation guidance and sought comments on the applicability of VAWA’s...
2.28.23 CLPHA Member Update
On March 2 at 2:00 p.m. ET, HUD will host an information session and training on Section 103 of the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA). Section 103 of HOTMA created new limitations on tenancy and program participation for formerly income-eligible families...

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