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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 (...
1.15.19 In The News, CLPHA Member Update
The Department of Housing and Urban Development today issued additional information about HUD’s contingency plan so that PHAs administering the HCV program may access their HUD-held Housing Assistance Payment Reserves (HHR) under certain circumstances due the lapse in appropriations. According to...
1.11.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, In The News
As the partial government shutdown continues and creates more uncertainty for public housing authorities, CLPHA is collecting information on the impacts and effects of the government shutdown on housing authorities and residents. We are particularly interested in examples regarding landlord...
1.11.19 CLPHA Member Update
  While the nation continues to cope under the partial federal government shutdown, Congress continues to work towards normalcy as it conducts its business. The Senate recently announced the makeup of its standing committees for the first session of the new 116th...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Press Release
A coalition of more than 70 national organizations tell the Administration & Congress that people with the lowest incomes will be hit hardest if the shutdown continues. Washington, DC - Members of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) sent a letter...
1.4.19 CLPHA Member Update, In The News
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), in an historic and ground-breaking role, will serve as the first woman and the first African American Chair of the powerful U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services.   “Auntie Maxine,” as she is affectionately called, was honored at...
1.3.19 CLPHA Member Update, Notice / Announcement
On December 27, HUD again circumvented regulatory and process requirements to make changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC). Through a Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice, HUD published revisions to the ACC, referred to as “the New ACC,” and provided for a 60-day comment period....
12.6.18 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking titled “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” (83 FR 51114) (the “Notice”). The Notice proposes to expand the basis upon which a non-citizen seeking adjustments to their residency or...
12.4.18 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On November 29, CLPHA attended a meeting at HUD headquarters with other industry groups to discuss changes to the inspection process. Recent news coverage has highlighted instances in which inspection scores do not accurately reflect living conditions and overall declines in the number of...

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