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10.22.19 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD released a report evaluating multiple aspects of RAD, including financial leveraging and tenant satisfaction. The report, which was conducted by Econometrica, examined the extent to which RAD is successfully preserving affordable housing, how RAD has helped projects to meet long-term...
10.22.19 CLPHA Comments
Yesterday, CLPHA submitted comments in response to HUD’s notice outlining the first details of the NSPIRE demonstration. NSPIRE is a voluntary demonstration, expected to last at least two years, that would replace UPCS inspections for participating properties. NSPIRE is intended to simplify the...
10.18.19 CLPHA Comments
Today, CLPHA and its counsel Reno & Cavanaugh submitted comments on HUD’s recent notice of proposed rulemaking on changes to the disparate impact standard. As described in our August 19 member update, HUD is proposing substantial changes to the current “burden-shifting” framework used to...
10.18.19
CLPHA is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, will present featured remarks next Thursday during our Fall Membership Meeting.   Elected in November 2018 to her fifteenth term in the U.S. House of...
10.16.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
In August, HUD issued a notice seeking comment on details of the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Demonstration. NSPIRE is a voluntary demonstration, expected to last at least two years, that would replace UPCS inspections for participating properties. NSPIRE...
10.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
On October 11, a New York judge issued a nationwide injunction  temporarily blocking implementation of  the Trump Administration’s new rule on Public Charge, which was scheduled to take effect on October 15. The judge’s decision states that the rule “is repugnant to the...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From The Columbian: Vancouver Housing Authority is moving forward with plans that will nearly double the number of affordable housing units it has in Battle Ground. The authority’s board of commissioners on Thursday approved purchasing 4.37 acres of land in Battle Ground for a future 80-unit...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: Today’s grand opening of 42 apartments at Pacifica at Playa del Sol (Pacifica) celebrated the addition of new housing opportunities for families who need an affordable place to live and, for some, access to services for family members...
10.10.19
The CLPHA family mourns the passing of Shauna Sorrells, a deeply committed affordable housing professional. Shauna passed away unexpectedly last month. Shauna served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOCMC), and before that she was HOCMC’s...
10.10.19 Newsletter - The CLPHA Report
We're pleased to present a new interactive version of the CLPHA Report, CLPHA's newsletter featuring the latest news from our members and the public and affordable housing industry. Use the scroller on the right-hand side of the cover image below to view newsletter stories, or click the...

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