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2.16.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has released a new waiver delaying the implementation of the Build America, Buy America (BABA) requirements for most HUD programs until 2024. This marks a major victory for CLPHA members after CLPHA tirelessly advocated for an extension to the implementation of BABA. This waiver exempts HOME...
2.14.23 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Today CLPHA and industry partners NAHRO, PHADA, and the MTW Collaborative sent a letter to General Deputy Assistant Secretary Dominique Blom, expressing objection “in the strongest possible terms to HUD’s attempt to change the nature of the Annual Contributions...
2.10.23 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA will host a Zoom meeting on Thursday, February 23 at 2:30 p.m. ET on the proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule. During the meeting we will provide members with an overview of the proposed rule and its key provisions. We will also review the questions...
2.9.23 CLPHA Member Update
PHA Construction Costs Could Increase, but “Unreasonable Cost” Waiver Offers Relief Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a proposed rule and guidance on implementing the Build America, Buy America (BABA) Act. The notice sets forth definitions...
2.8.23 Research
A new study from the Housing Crisis Research Collaborative at the NYU Furman Center analyzes Non-Answers and Default Judgments in Non-Payment Eviction Cases across New York State from 2016-2022. Since most eviction filings in New York State are non-payment cases, the study focuses on non-payment...
1.27.23 CLPHA Member Update
Meeting topics include various updates from CLPHA on HUD policy and programs, plus the latest developments in Washington, D.C., including FY23 appropriations and the new makeup of Congress. We also hear from members on their initiatives focused on justice-involved individuals.  
1.25.23 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA Encourages Members to Join the Administration’s Resident-Centered Housing Challenge The Biden-Harris Administration today announced several new actions to increase fairness in the rental market and further principles of...
1.24.23 CLPHA Member Update
According to a notice published in the Federal Register, participants in the NSPIRE Demonstration who are subject to HUD’s Multifamily Housing Program will receive an inspection of record through the NSPIRE demonstration unless they opt out of the demonstration. HUD intends to conduct...
1.20.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD will publish a notice of proposed rulemaking on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) in the Federal Register on January 20, 2023. This proposed AFFH rule primarily builds on the 2015 AFFH rule and contains several improvements. Public comments will be due by Tuesday, March 21...
1.9.23 CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
President Biden signed the FY23 funding bill, HR 2167, into law after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023,” on December 23, 2022. The bill’s adoption finalized weeks of tense negotiations during the lame duck session of Congress after the mid-term...

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