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6.28.19 Members Making News
From the Boston Herald: "Here’s to the guys who didn’t forget where they came from, learned valuable lessons along the way and now help better the lives of others. As a kid, Bill McGonagle grew up in the Mary Ellen McCormack development in South Boston. Some call public housing the...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From the Seattle Times: Some Seattleites who live in public housing will soon have access to free transit passes, a “life changer,” according to a representative for the city’s housing authority. Mayor Jenny Durkan announced in February that her administration would offer about 1,500...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From The Baltimore Sun: "Baltimore families living in public housing can now renew their leases through an online portal unveiled Monday by the city’s Housing Authority. The new technology presented in the form of kiosks inside the House Choice Voucher Program office are meant to save...
6.27.19
For an episode of Freddie Mac’s Multifamily Podcast, Freddie Mac’s Vice President of Research & Modeling Steve Guggenmos and Director of Community Mission and Impact Finance Corey Aber spoke to HUD Office of Recapitalization Director Tom Davis about the Rental Assistance Demonstration (...
6.27.19
On Tuesday, June 25, via Executive Order, President Donald Trump established the White House Council on Eliminating Barriers to Affordable Housing and named HUD Secretary Ben Carson as its chairperson. The Council will consist of members across eight Federal agencies and engage with state, local...
6.27.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Video
Yesterday afternoon, CLPHA presented the likely impact of HUD’s non-citizen proposal on PHAs and private landlords, residents, and communities during a webinar to kick off the#KeepFamiliesTogether Day of Action. In addition to CLPHA, the webinar featured an aide to Congresswoman Sylvia...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Legislation to prevent carbon monoxide fatalities in public housing was approved by the House Committee on Financial Services today and now moves to the full House for consideration. The “Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019,” by Representative Jesus Garcia (D-IL) requires combination carbon...
6.26.19 Analysis
Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted 277-194 to approve a $383 billion spending package of five appropriations bills, including funding for the departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies. The House-passed bill includes $50.1 billion for HUD, an...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
THA Sends Letter to HUD;  HACA, HACLA Featured in NYT, KCRW, LA Times CLPHA member PHAs are engaged in efforts across the country to oppose HUD’s rule. The Tacoma Housing Authority submitted public comments yesterday conveying THA’s deep concerns with the proposal that they believe would, “...
6.19.19 Statement
CLPHA Applauds Appointment of Greg Russ to Lead New York City Housing Authority Greg Russ is the right leader at the right time to oversee NYCHA and tackle the unique challenges facing the nation's largest and oldest public housing authority. WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) - The U.S. Department of...

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