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2.1.19 CLPHA Member Update
The Department of Housing and Urban Development today issued information about HUD’s funding availability for the Housing Choice Voucher program and the Public Housing Operating Fund under the current Continuing Resolution (CR) that provides funding through February 15. According to the letter,...
1.31.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA is hosting a member call on Friday, February 22 at 1:00 PM ET to solicit member feedback on the notice of changes due to the Annual Contributions Contact (ACC) that was published on December 27. As mentioned in a January 3 update, the notice was published under the Paperwork Reduction Act (...
1.30.19
CLPHA is pleased to announce that renowned physician, epidemiologist, researcher, and activist Dr. Camara Jones will be a keynote speaker at our fifth annual Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., May 16-17. Dr. Jones will open day two of the conference exploring the need to address...
1.28.19 CLPHA Advocacy
On January 25, the House and Senate quickly passed, and the President signed, the joint continuing resolution (CR) HJRes 28, the “Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019,” to reopen the federal departments and agencies that were affected by the partial government shutdown since...
1.25.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Today, Gray News Bureau published a comprehensive article "SNAP, WIC, Section 8: Separating fact from fiction in the government shutdown" featuring a quote about the shutdown’s effects on HUD programs from CLPHA Executive Sunia Zaterman. Gray News pulled the quote from CLPHA’s January 16 joint...
1.25.19 CLPHA Advocacy
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman in an article about the government shutdown's impacts on Section 8 Voucher holders if the shutdown continues beyond March 1.  Zaterman said, “Without a guarantee from HUD that funding will be available in March, many [...
1.25.19 CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman spoke to the Pew Charitable Trust's Stateline blog about the looming crisis facing public housing authorities (PHAs) if the shutdown continues.  In today's article "Cities Scramble as Shutdown Leaves Families in Federal Housing Vulnerable,"...
1.24.19
Join CLPHA’s Education Working Group on Tuesday, February 12, 2:00-3:00pm ET to learn more about school attendance initiatives taking place at PHAs across the country. Representatives from the King County Housing Authority and the national nonprofit Attendance Works will present on tools for...
1.24.19 Innovations, Members Making News
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut the ribbon on the latest two redevelopment projects that co-locate Chicago public libraries within Chicago Housing Authority mixed-income housing complexes. These new library communities, one in the Little Italy neighborhood and one in Irving Park, will provide...
1.24.19
Research shows that housing stability, location, and quality have long-term effects: intermittent homelessness, poverty, and environmental hazards may contribute to negative health outcomes for individuals of all ages. The National League of Cities and NeighborWorks seek to address these...

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