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10.5.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD Notice 2022-31 increases the total amount of funding available for new Mainstream Vouchers to $48 million, an increase of $8 million. No new applications for Mainstream Vouchers are being received through this notice. This funding increase builds on two prior funding increases for Mainstream...
10.3.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Comments
CLPHA submitted comments to HUD on its proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV), Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program, and Other Programs for the Fiscal Year 2023. Every year, HUD calculates and sets Fair Market Rents (FMRs)...
10.3.22 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh submitted joint comments to HUD on the proposed streamlining of the mixed financing documents for public housing developments. These documents govern the various types of mixed-finance deals that include public-private partnerships and were last updated in 2018. HUD...
9.30.22 CLPHA Member Update
Meeting topics include various updates from CLPHA on HUD policy and programs, plus the latest developments in Washington, D.C. We cover issues such NSPIRE, FY23 Appropriations, FY23 FMRs, and the Public Housing Operating Fund.  
9.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD announced this week that 18 PHAs have been selected for a new Asset Building cohort as part of an expansion of the Moving-to-Work (MTW) Demonstration Program. This new MTW cohort will evaluate asset-building activities that encourage assisted households to create and grow savings accounts and/...
9.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA is pleased to announce that HUD has extended certain regulatory waivers for the Housing Choice Voucher and Mainstream Voucher programs through December 31, 2023. CLPHA previously reported that HUD was extending the streamlined review process and deadlines for certain regulatory...
9.26.22 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
Recently, CLPHA outlined HUD’s allocation methodology and process for awarding the newly available 19,700 incremental Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) in PIH Notice 2022-29. These vouchers are being treated as regular HCVs and are not special-purpose vouchers. Every public housing agency (PHA) that...
9.19.22 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
HUD announced today that the City of Durham, NC and the Durham Housing Authority (DHA), a CLPHA member, have been awarded a $40 million Choice Neighborhoods Implementation (CNI) Grants for fiscal year 2021. CLPHA congratulates DHA on this remarkable honor! The grant will help fund the...
9.13.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On September 8, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the Biden Administration has finalized the rollback of the Public Charge Rule, which previously stipulated that immigrants could be denied permanent resident status if they had received or were expected to receive...
9.9.22 CLPHA Member Update
In today's Federal Register, HUD published a notice on its information collection activities related to the Capital Needs Assessment of Public Housing (CNA). This study was conceived to provide an updated assessment of public housing capital needs. CLPHA advocated for and secured...

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