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6.6.19 Members Making News
From The Virgin Islands Consortium: The Virgin Islands Housing Authority’s (V.I.H.A.) Board of Commissioners held its regular monthly meeting on St. Thomas and via conference on St. Croix Wednesday. Two major resolutions presented for approval involved entering agreements to begin development...
6.6.19 Members Making News
From News 12 Westchester:  Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and city leaders got an inside look Friday at the newly renovated apartment complex formerly known as the Schlobohm Houses. The Palisade Towers, at 95 Walsh Road, now has a new outside façade and new elevators, along with new kitchen...
6.6.19 Members Making News
From the Tacoma Ledger: Based in Tacoma’s rapidly gentrifying Hilltop neighborhood, Fab-5 remains an integral part of the community that remains resilient despite constant pressures of displacement. Beginning 19 years ago, Fab-5 was launched by a group of youth in Pierce County who sought...
6.6.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From Denver7: The Denver Housing Authority has good reason to toot its own horn. DHA has just been announced as the winner of the $500,000 grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar in your Community Challenge. The $5-million competition was launched in 2016 as a way to improve...
6.6.19 Members Making News
From the Daily Herald: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health CEO Dr. Jay Shannon announced on May 22 that Cook County Health is committing $1 million towards the Chicago and Cook County Flexible Housing Pool. The Chicago and Cook County Flexible Housing Pool is...
6.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA received very helpful feedback on today’s member call that will inform our public comments in response to HUD’s proposed non-citizen rule. To aid members in writing your own public comments, we are distributing some materials that may be useful: HUD’s analysis of the proposed rule,...
6.5.19 CLPHA Member Update
In a June 5 notice, HUD invited comments on proposed changes to methods used to calculate Fair Market Rents (FMRs). CLPHA and its membership have expressed concern for years to HUD that its FMR calculations do not accurately reflect gross rents, particularly in high-cost areas and/or in markets...
6.4.19 CLPHA Comments
CLPHA’s comments for the proposed rule on changes to Section 3, as well as a summary of the rule’s major changes to Section 3 that was reviewed on CLPHA’s member call, are available below. Please contact Senior Research & Policy Analyst Emily Warren with questions at ewarren@clpha.org...
6.4.19 Action Alert
Widely supported bipartisan, bicameral legislation to expand and strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) was reintroduced in the Senate and House today by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Todd Young (R-IN) and Representatives Suzan DelBene (...
6.4.19
Disaster Aid Package Passes House   The House of Representatives voted on Monday to approve a disaster recovery package by a vote of 354-58. The Senate previously voted to approve the legislation 85-8 before leaving for the Memorial Day congressional recess. The bill will now be sent to the...

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