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6.3.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA will host a call on June 6, 2019, at 2:00 PM ET to solicit feedback from CLPHA members on the recently proposed non-citizen rule, which would terminate subsidies for mixed status immigrant families currently receiving federal housing assistance; an agenda for the call is now available here....
5.29.19 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA will host a call on June 6, 2019, at 2:00 PM ET to solicit feedback from CLPHA members on the recently proposed non-citizen rule, which would terminate subsidies for mixed status immigrant families currently receiving federal housing assistance. CLPHA staff and members of the CLPHA...
5.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
5.15.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee and 22 Committee Democrats sent a letter to Ben Carson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), demanding that he withdraw his proposal to terminate housing benefits for mixed-...
4.29.19 CLPHA Member Update
Chairwoman Circulates Draft Bill to Authorize $70 Billion for the Public Housing Capital Fund Tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM ET, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing entitled “Housing in America: Assessing the Infrastructure Needs of America’s Housing Stock” to examine...
4.3.19 CLPHA Member Update
HUD announced today on a briefing call and press release that a new proposed rule on Section 3 has been published. Tom Davis, director of HUD’s Office of Recapitalization, provided an overview of the proposed changes during the call. The rule asks for comment on significant changes to Section...
4.2.19 Action Alert, CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) is leading an effort in the Senate to boost FY20 funding for public housing. His office has asked CLPHA for help in encouraging other Senators to sign onto the letter to the Appropriations Committee requesting full funding of the Public Housing Operating Fund at...
3.28.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Below are several updates regarding the ACC:   HUD Meets with Hill Staff, Defends ACC as a Grant Earlier this week, we called on CLPHA members to contact your members of Congress and register your opposition to HUD’s proposed changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC). From...
3.19.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
The Trump Administration released the remainder of its fiscal year 2020 (FY18) budget on March 18. As noted last week, the proposal would completely eliminate all funding in FY20 for the Public Housing Capital Fund and slash funding for the Public Housing Operating Fund by almost $2 billion, a...
3.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
The Trump Administration released its fiscal year 2020 (FY20) budget proposal today, with more specific numbers expected early next week. The current version includes a request for $44.1 billion in discretionary funding to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an $8.7 billion or 16...

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