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3.29.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Last week, CLPHA shared recommendations with PIH leadership on implementation of the emergency housing vouchers included in the American Rescue Plan  Act (ARPA) that President Biden signed on March 12, 2021. To ensure that low-income Americans can make use of these vouchers in the...
3.10.21 Report, Analysis
The Effect of COVID-19 on Household Income Among HCV Households. A new report in Cityscape uses HUD administrative data to look at the volume of interim recertification requests at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. According to the report, 553,500 households...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From The Columbus Dispatch: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority plans to issue an additional 1,000 housing vouchers over the next year, while 24,000 remain on its wait list for federally subsidized housing. The housing authority has already issued 12,500 housing vouchers,...
2.10.21 Research
A new report from HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides a review of landlord incentives used by MTW agencies to recruit and retain landlords. HUD sent an online survey to all 39 original MTW agencies, which 34 agencies completed. According to the survey, 28 or 82% of...
2.10.21 Members Making News
From The Columbian: The Vancouver Housing Authority is launching a rent buy-down program to make more rentals available to low-income households in Clark County. Through the program announced this week, the VHA will provide a subsidy to participating landlords that reduces the tenant’s portion of...
2.10.21 Members Making News
From the Boston Herald: Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday announced the formal launch of the City of Boston Voucher Program, which will help hundreds of low-income city families with rental assistance. The rental voucher program is funded by the city’s operating budget and administered by the...
2.10.21 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
Congressional Democrats are moving the next COVID-19 bill swiftly through Congress. CLPHA and other national public housing industry groups are asking our members to sign on to a joint industry letter to be sent to congressional...
2.1.21 CLPHA Advocacy, Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) February 1, 2021 – Today, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, the Moving to Work Collaborative, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, and the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association sent a joint letter...
1.19.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, the Department of the Treasury posted a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document that addresses several questions about the new $25 billion Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. The FAQ also explicitly states in Question 9 that assisted households are...
1.4.21
Wednesday, January 6 | 2:00 p.m. ET On January 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET, HUD will hold the third and final webinar on the HCV mobility demonstration. The webinar will be primarily focused on a deeper dive on the application requirements and to help PHAs better understand how to submit a proposal to HUD...

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