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8.7.19
On July 29 and August 6, CLPHA co-hosted webinars with the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) on the Mainstream Voucher Program. The July 29 webinar, for CLPHA members only, covered the recent Mainstream Voucher NOFA that is due on September 5th. CLPHA and CSH staff also discussed common...
8.1.19
Agreement Heads to White House for Signature The U.S. Senate followed the U.S. House on August 1 and passed by a vote of 67-28 HR 3877, the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019”, the all-encompassing two-year budget deal that increases spending for military and domestic programs, suspends the debt...
7.26.19
After five-months-long negotiations between House and Senate leadership and the White House, the House passed an all-encompassing two-year budget deal on July 25 that increases spending for military and domestic programs, suspends the debt ceiling through mid-2021, and eliminates the threat of...
7.25.19 Members Making News
From Connect Boston: Commercial Real Estate News: Construction is underway on the renovation of Millers River Apartments, a 285-unit affordable housing community in Cambridge. To complete the project, MassHousing provided $82 million in financing to the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA),...
7.25.19 CLPHA Advocacy
On July 22, CLPHA attended a listening session at HUD headquarters where HUD staff and PHA industry stakeholders discussed ways to ensure affordable housing can benefit from Opportunity Zone investments. The listening session follows a notice in which HUD asked for input on a variety of issues...
7.25.19 Members Making News
In “Austin Goes All in with RAD” Affordable Housing Finance’s Donna Kimura covers the Housing Authority of the City of Austin’s (HACA) progress in converting its 1,839 public housing units to project-based rental assistance through the RAD program. Now 80 percent complete after three years, HACA is...
7.25.19 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...
7.25.19 Policy
HUD recently announced that PHAs can register for its new voluntary demonstration that will test new inspection protocols. PHAs participating in the demonstration, known as NSPIRE, will receive one inspection per property during the demonstration period. Scores will be advisory and participants...
7.25.19
The House Financial Services Committee voted unanimously on July 16 to approve H.R. 3702, the “Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019,” bipartisan legislation from Reps. Al Green (D-TX) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) that would formally authorize HUD’s Community Development Block Grant–Disaster Recovery (...
7.25.19 Members Making News
In an article for Next City produced by FUSE Corps, a national nonprofit that aims to help urban communities thrive through partnerships with local governments, author Erin O’Donnell spotlights two CLPHA member PHAs’ successful programs that enable residents to become more financially self-reliant...

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