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6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
THA Sends Letter to HUD;  HACA, HACLA Featured in NYT, KCRW, LA Times CLPHA member PHAs are engaged in efforts across the country to oppose HUD’s rule. The Tacoma Housing Authority submitted public comments yesterday conveying THA’s deep concerns with the proposal that they believe would, “...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Legislation to prevent carbon monoxide fatalities in public housing was approved by the House Committee on Financial Services today and now moves to the full House for consideration. The “Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019,” by Representative Jesus Garcia (D-IL) requires combination carbon...
6.14.19 Fact Sheet, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
 A draft of the main points that CLPHA will be putting forth in its comments on HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule is now available for review by members. If your PHA has calculated the number of families who would be impacted by the rule and/or estimated the cost of...
6.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA received very helpful feedback on today’s member call that will inform our public comments in response to HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule. To aid members in writing your own public comments, we are distributing some materials that may be useful: HUD’s analysis of the proposed rule,...
6.3.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA will host a call on June 6, 2019, at 2:00 PM ET to solicit feedback from CLPHA members on the recently proposed non-citizen rule, which would terminate subsidies for mixed status immigrant families currently receiving federal housing assistance; an agenda for the call is now available here....
5.31.19 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy
Draft comments for the proposed rule on changes to Section 3 are now available. CLPHA received valuable feedback on the changes during our recent member call and those concerns are reflected in our draft comments. Please contact Senior Research & Policy Analyst Emily Warren at ewarren@...
5.23.19 In The News, CLPHA Advocacy
On May 21, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson, testified before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing entitled “Housing in America: Oversight of the U.S. Department of Housing and Development” where he received pointed questions...
5.21.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
5.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
5.15.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee and 22 Committee Democrats sent a letter to Ben Carson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), demanding that he withdraw his proposal to terminate housing benefits for mixed-...

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