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2.22.19
On March 5, CLPHA, the District of Columbia Housing Authority, and the Congressional Public Housing Caucus will offer members of Congress and their staff a personal look at public and affordable housing in the nation’s capital during a bus tour of several DCHA communities. The tour will be a...
2.20.19 CLPHA Member Update, Policy
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued a press release today announcing its plans to update the REAC inspection process, beginning with a new standard timeline of 14 calendar days' notice before an inspection.    HUD is also launching a series of listening...
2.12.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Feb. 13, 3:00-4:00 PM ET, #FullyFundHousing   Join CLPHA and the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) for a tweet storm on February 13 from 3:00-4:00 PM ET to urge Congress to avoid another government shutdown and fully fund affordable housing and community...
2.7.19 Research
S&P Global released its 2019 Sector Outlook, which includes a brief section of interest to PHAs titled “PHAs Evolve in the Face of Federal Fiscal Changes.” S&P observes that PHAs are increasingly diversifying their revenues and looking to non-HUD funded sources of income, with these...
2.7.19 In The News
On January 31, HUD, the City of New York, and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced an agreement to address longstanding issues at the housing authority’s properties. The agreement establishes specific requirements and milestones for property improvements and establishes a federal...
2.1.19 CLPHA Member Update
The Department of Housing and Urban Development today issued information about HUD’s funding availability for the Housing Choice Voucher program and the Public Housing Operating Fund under the current Continuing Resolution (CR) that provides funding through February 15. According to the letter,...
1.10.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
HUD awarded the Housing Authority of the City of Baltimore (HABC) a Choice Neighborhoods Implementation (CNI) Grant ($30,000) and a Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant ($1.3 million). These awards follow the $30 million CNI grant that HABC received in July.
1.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, In The News
Today, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman  was quoted in Affordable Housing Finance discussing how the shutdown threatens the stability of low-income households. Though HUD has prepared payments for housing vouchers and the public housing operating subsidy through February, Zaterman...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Press Release
A coalition of more than 70 national organizations tell the Administration & Congress that people with the lowest incomes will be hit hardest if the shutdown continues. Washington, DC - Members of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) sent a letter...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Now in its 18th day, the partial government shutdown, which includes the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is already having an impact on the low-income families served by public and affordable housing. The ongoing uncertainty imposes challenges for resource allocation and, if the...

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