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12.18.19 In The News
Following the devastating November fire at the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority’s (MPHA) Cedar High apartments, Minneapolis’s Star Tribune reported on the chronic federal underfunding of public housing that contributes to the massive, nationwide capital needs backlog at public housing...
12.18.19
March 4-6, 2020 | Austin, TX Registration is now open for RAD Collaborative’s Southwest Regional Convening, which will be held March 4-6, 2020, in Austin, TX. Join with other practitioners from all over the Southwest to learn how the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) has gone all in...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From the Livingston Ledger: Young men are spreading and shoveling piles of  mulch on the raised beds on a pleasantly warm February afternoon. At the other end of the garden, a manager peers through the greenhouse at beds of collard greens. Juxtaposed against the cracked concrete...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From 89.7 WKSU: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority says more than 20,000 families are waiting for housing assistance. A federal grant will allow it to help some of those most in need. The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is calling the project the Mainstream Voucher Program...
12.17.19
Yesterday, House and Senate appropriators reached an agreement on THUD funding for FY 2020. The House voted 280-138 today to pass the bill and the Senate is expected is to vote later this week, before the current Continuing Resolution expires on December 21. The bill includes $4....
12.12.19 CLPHA Comments
CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh recently submitted comments on HUD’s proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”). Our comments, which were drafted with feedback from CLPHA members, are...
12.12.19 CLPHA Member Update
On December 5, HUD held a landlord symposium in Indianapolis that was attended by HUD staff, landlords, and PHAs. Attendees listened to presentations from a variety of local and national stakeholders, including the deputy mayor of Indianapolis, who described the city’s efforts to reduce...
12.6.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On November 8, HUD published a notice for proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment. A summary of the proposed changes is available in CLPHA’s November 8...
12.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Next week, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) will re-introduce the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration Act of 2019 (the AHEAD Act). You may remember from our previous work on this important legislation that the AHEAD Act would provide funding to incentivize partnerships...
12.5.19 Members Making News
From the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency's newsletter: Since opening on September 6th as a temporary shelter at the Capitol Park Hotel on 9th Street, 110 homeless residents who had been living on the street in Sacramento’s downtown and midtown areas have accepted housing at...

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