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2.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
An Additional $25 Billion is Provided for Emergency Rental Assistance On February 10, Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) of the House Financial Services Committee convened a committee mark up for reconciliation of the housing provisions of ...
2.10.21 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
Congressional Democrats are moving the next COVID-19 bill swiftly through Congress. CLPHA and other national public housing industry groups are asking our members to sign on to a joint industry letter to be sent to congressional...
2.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
During Monday’s COVID-19 member call, CLPHA received requests from members to provide some further explanation and talking points about eligibility for Emergency Rent Assistance (ERA) that could be used in local discussions about ERA implementation. In response, Reno and Cavanaugh have prepared a...
2.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
On January 19, 2021 HUD released the Notice PIH 2021-07 (HA), "Demolition and/or disposition of public housing property, eligibility for tenant protection vouchers, and associated requirements." This notice explains the application requirements for PHAs requesting approval from HUD to demolish...
2.9.21 CLPHA Member Update
During a recent call with PIH leadership, HUD asked industry groups for additional information on what statutory and regulatory waivers provided by HUD as part of their authority granted under the CARES Act should be extended or made permanent. CLPHA has compiled a list with some...
2.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
On February 4, 2021, the United States House Committee on Financial Services held a virtual hearing entitled “More than a Shot in the Arm: The Need for Additional COVID-19 Stimulus.” With a stalling labor market as a backdrop and nearly 10 million fewer jobs...
2.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
From HUD's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Health Homes: Radon is a radioactive gas that cannot be seen, smelled or tasted. It is a natural substance that can be found in the dirt and rocks beneath houses, in well water and in some building materials. Because it is a gas, it can seep into your...
2.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
There has been an update to the Executive Order on Maximizing the Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), released on February 2, 2021. FEMA has released additional guidance last week, which states that reimbursements for already approved non-congregate sheltering will be...
2.5.21 CLPHA Member Update
Earlier this week, the Biden Administration announced that HUD would be disbursing an additional $1.3 billion in relief funds to the Puerto Rico Housing Department for rebuilding after Hurricane Maria struck the island in 2017. The previous administration set...
2.2.21 Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release February 2, 2021   (Washington, D.C.) February 2, 2021 – Sunia Zaterman, executive director of the Council of Large Public...

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