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11.8.18 Research
As part of Freddie Mac’s three-year Duty to Serve plan to help increase rental and homeownership opportunities in historically underserved markets and provide access to safe and affordable housing throughout the nation, the GSE’s Mutlifamily team will release eight reports this autumn that...
11.8.18 Policy, CLPHA Member Update
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking titled “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” (83 FR 51114) (the “Notice”). The Notice proposes to expand the basis upon which a non-citizen seeking adjustments to their residency or...
11.5.18 Action Alert
The bipartisan Congressional Public Housing Caucus, is still seeking new Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to join the Caucus.  CLPHA conceived and helped establish the Caucus and we remain strongly committed to building its membership. The goal of the Caucus is to connect Members...
11.1.18 Action Alert
Congress is due to return to Washington, D.C., on November 13, one week after the 2018 mid-term elections. In addition to Senate consideration of judicial and administration nominees, and the expected finalizing of FY2019 funding for departments and agencies currently operating under a continuing...
10.31.18 Current Issues, In The News, Innovations, CLPHA Member Update
At the CLPHA Fall Meeting earlier this month, Bruce Katz, former Centennial Scholar at the Brookings Institution and founding Director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program,discussed how housing authorities, cities, and other stakeholders can seize the opportunity of the new Opportunity...
10.25.18 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
In response to persistent advocacy efforts by CLPHA and our industry colleagues, HUD announced last week that it will withdraw the new public housing funds Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) that became effective in May 2018.  As CLPHA’s counsel Reno and Cavanaugh succinctly ...
10.24.18 News, In The News
Hunt Capital Partners has provided $4.2 million in capital federal LIHTC equity financing for Rhododendron Place, a future 30-unit Vancouver, WA housing community funded in part by the Vancouver Housing Authority. Rhododendron Place will house individuals experiencing homelessness...
10.24.18 News, Members Making News
The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) has finished Phase I of its Schlobohm Houses renovation project. When completed, MHACY will have renovated 411 units across eight buildings at a cost of $300 million with considerable assistance from the RAD program.
10.24.18 News, In The News, Members Making News
The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) were recognized for their work in addressing homelessness among community college students and other barriers to higher education in a recent article for Inside Higher Ed. THA’s College Housing Assistance Program began in...
10.24.18 Innovations
CLPHA was proud to join the 7th Annual Conference on Housing Mobility with PRRAC and Mobility Works as a first-time co-sponsor and we were pleased to engage so many of our member public housing authorities (PHAs) in the meeting. As panelists, moderators, and active participants, our members...

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