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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...
2.15.19 CLPHA Member Update
In a Feb. 14 letter to FY 2017 Mainstream Voucher Awardees, HUD addresses some common issues that PHAs have faced with implementation, including administrative fee disbursement, screening criteria, preference setting, and waiting list administration. The letter also states that HUD will be hosting...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members  who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who  connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
2.14.19 CLPHA Member Update
By vote of 83 to 16, the U.S Senate just passed a bipartisan appropriations package to fund nine departments and other agencies, including the U.S Department of Housing Urban Development, through September 2019. The spending deal, expected to pass the U.S. House of Representatives later this...
2.13.19 In The News
In yesterday's article "Trust in Public Housing at Stake Over Looming Government Shutdown," YES! Magazine quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman and CLPHA members Kurt Wiest, Bremerton Housing Authority Executive Director, and Mark Gillett, Oklahoma City Housing Authority Executive Director...
2.13.19 Members Making News
In an article in GOVERNING, "The Unintended Consequences of Smoke-Free Public Housing," Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program officers Emmy Ganos and Matthew Pierce cite the Housing Authority of Cook County's (HACC) 2015 smoke-free policy rollout as an example of a successful implementation...
2.13.19 Members Making News
The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) cut the ribbon on renovations at Richard Flowers Homes, which is part of a 1,225-unit, $200 million HACC rehab project. The project, spanning multiple years and several Chicago suburbs, “is the largest preservation effort the suburbs...
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...
2.12.19 CLPHA Member Update, Action Alert
Encourage Your Members of Congress to Write to Sec. Carson CLPHA is hosting a member call on Friday, February 22 at 1:00 PM ET to solicit member feedback on the notice of changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) that was published on December 27. A draft of CLPHA’s comments is available...
2.7.19
The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee will webcast its February 12 oversight hearing titled, “The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Management of Housing Contracts During the Shutdown.” When: Tuesday, February 12, 3:...

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