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10.25.18 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
In response to persistent advocacy efforts by CLPHA and our industry colleagues, HUD announced last week that it will withdraw the new public housing funds Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) that became effective in May 2018.  As CLPHA’s counsel Reno and Cavanaugh succinctly ...
10.11.18 CLPHA Advocacy
As we follow the news of Hurricane Michael, our thoughts are with those in the storm’s path. CLPHA stands ready to work in support of low-income Americans impacted by the disaster and, as we have in the past, will advocate for HUD and FEMA programs such as DHAP and CDBG-DR that provide funds to...
10.5.18 CLPHA Member Update, Current Issues, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, HUD published the latest version of the Operations Notice for the Expansion of the Moving to Work (MTW) Demonstration Program for a 45-day comment period.  The Operations Notice establishes the requirements for the implementation and continued operation of the expansion of the...
9.21.18 Statement, CLPHA Advocacy
Statement from CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman WASHINGTON (September 21, 2018) – In support of housing authorities and residents impacted by Hurricane Florence, Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, issued the following statement: “Though...
6.28.18 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
Jeffery K. Patterson, CEO of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority of Cleveland, Ohio, and Vice President of the CLPHA Board of Directors, appeared on behalf of CLPHA before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance for a hearing...
6.4.18 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
The proposed elimination of the tax exemption for private activity bonds (PABs) in the House tax reform bill, along with elimination of the Historic Tax Credit and the New Markets Tax Credit, will be devastating to the production and preservation of affordable housing (see CLPHA Report 11/13/...
3.14.18 Policy, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA participated in a call this morning with HUD to discuss next steps in the implementation of the Small Area Fair Market Rent Rule (“Rule”) in light of the preliminary injunction was granted in the Open Communities Alliance litigation challenging HUD’s suspension of the...
1.5.18 CLPHA Advocacy
On January 5, 2018, CLPHA, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), and the Public Housind Authorities Directors Assocation (PHADA) sent a joint letter to Senate leadership urging them  to confirm Hunter Kurtz's nomination for HUD Assistant Secretary...

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