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11.16.18 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
In yesterday’s Federal Register, HUD published a final notice of its new performance measurement system for the Family Self-Sufficiency Program. The system, which CLPHA and industry colleagues opposed, will be implemented on December 17, 2018, in an advisory manner for the first year,...
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...
7.6.18 CLPHA Comments
On July 6, CLPHA submitted comments on HUD’s Notice for comment on potential changes to their Housing Choice Voucher renewal funding formula. Thank you to members who provided feedback. Please see below for our final comments and send any questions or comments to Emily Warren at ewarren@...
3.14.18 Policy, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA participated in a call this morning with HUD to discuss next steps in the implementation of the Small Area Fair Market Rent Rule (“Rule”) in light of the preliminary injunction was granted in the Open Communities Alliance litigation challenging HUD’s suspension of the...
1.26.18 Notice / Announcement
On December 28, 2017 HUD sent a letter to housing authority executive directors regarding Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) renewal funding during calendar year 2018 (CY18). Given that HUD is currently operating under continuing resolution (CR) funding for fiscal year 2018 (FY18), the letter...
1.10.18 CLPHA Comments
On January 10, 2018 CLPHA submitted comments to HUD on the notice of suspension for Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) designations. In our comments, we continued to express our concerns about HUD's methodology with regards to SAMFR rulemaking, and reiterated our recommendation...
10.5.17 Policy
Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMR) were first conceived as a demonstration program to test the policy in five cities around the country over a five-year period. While CLPHA strongly supports the policy goals of SAFMR to improve low-income tenants’ access to higher opportunity areas, local...
10.5.17 Policy
Administrative Fees are payments from HUD to housing authorities for their administration of the HCV program. Much like the Operating Subsidy for public housing, administrative fees support PHA staff to help low-income families find and move into affordable housing. Administrative fees also cover...
10.5.17 Analysis
The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is a national non-profit organization that works to preserve and improve public and affordable housing through advocacy, research, policy analysis and public education. Our membership of more than seventy large public housing authorities (“...

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