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4.11.19
CLPHA’s Education Working Group hosted a webinar this week on“Growing Support for Out-of-School-Time at Your PHA,” which featured strategies for engaging in advocacy efforts to build support for housing and afterschool programs at the local and state level. Representatives from Partnership for...
4.11.19 Notice / Announcement
The NYU Furman Center and Abt Associates invite applications from interested cities or counties for the first-ever Local Housing Solutions Institute, “a five-day working retreat to help cities and counties refine and strengthen their housing strategies to better meet their affordability and...
4.11.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Education Dive Magazine took an in-depth look at the innovative partnership between the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Tacoma Public Schools (TPS). The program offers housing assistance to low-income families in order to enable children to stay in their same schools from year to year,...
4.10.19
Recent research by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago shows that 1.1 million children have a young parent who experienced homelessness in the past year. Given that nearly half of all homeless women between the ages of 18-25 were pregnant or parenting over the same period, robust two-...
4.10.19
Two new housing bills impacting PHAs were recently introduced. The Ending Homelessness Act of 2019 (H.R. 1856), introduced by Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Housing Financial Services Committee, would appropriate $13.27 billion in mandatory emergency relief funding over five...
4.10.19 Report
As part of a Congressional request to review the federal government’s response to the 2017 hurricanes, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a performance audit report on Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds that were awarded to Texas,...
4.10.19 Report
In March, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on improvements for HUD’s physical inspection process. The report followed a provision in the 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act that instructed the GAO to report on the Real Estate Assessment Center’s (REAC) methods for...
4.10.19 Research
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute recently released their 2019 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Report, which illustrates the health impact of a wide range of factors heavily influenced by where people live including health behaviors...
4.10.19 Research
Vacancy rates, more so than median rents, are an important predictor of a voucher holder’s ability to lease up in high-quality neighborhoods, concludes researcher Gregg Colburn in a new journal article for Housing Studies. In “The effect of market conditions on the housing outcomes of subsidized...
4.5.19
What: Free Webinar, Growing Support for Out-of-School Time at Your PHA Who: CLPHA Education Working Group and the Partnership for Children and Youth When: Tues. 4/9, 2:00-3:00 PM ET Register: Click here to register Advocacy is everyone's job and it is essential to the children and communities...

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