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12.7.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has just posted the 2022 RAD Contract Rents, which are used to determine the initial contract rents in the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) contract for public housing properties converting under RAD. These amounts will be utilized for any new commitments to enter into HAP or...
12.7.22 Analysis
Several initiatives are underway at all levels of government to try and solve the dual problems of empty offices and insufficient housing. These include $400 million in incentives for adaptive residential reuse efforts in California’s 2022-24 budget, a hotel-to-housing conversion bill in New York...
12.7.22 Report
A new study from Justice 4 Housing and Harvard Law School’s Tenant Advocacy Project analyzes how barriers to housing can be reduced for people with criminal records in Massachusetts. Housing access is fundamental to reintegrating formerly incarcerated individuals into communities. Research shows...
12.7.22 Research
A new paper published in the Journal of Gerontological Social Work discusses service coordination efforts in HUD-assisted housing during the pandemic. Researchers at the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies conducted two surveys of service coordinators who worked with older residents of HUD...
12.7.22 CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA has signed on to a letter commenting on the design of EPA’s new Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in partnership with the Preservation Working Group (PWG). The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund provides $27 billion to the EPA for expenditure until September 30, 2024. These funds will be for...
12.6.22 CLPHA Member Update
Last year, HUD issued guidance that stipulated that PHAs must incur all eligible CARES Act expenses by December 31, 2021. HUD recently issued updated guidance that revises the time available for PHAs to liquidate their CARES Act obligations by April 30, 2023. HUD's latest guidance applies to PHAs...
12.6.22 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
HUD has awarded $30 million in funding to hire and maintain Service Coordinators who will assess the needs of residents of conventional Public Housing and assist in coordinating community resources. The ROSS-SC awards will go to 111 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) among other entities to...
12.6.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently published its annual notice  that provides PHAs with instructions for calculating Public Housing Operating Fund (OpFund) Subsidy Grants for Calendar Year (CY) 2023 and establishes submission deadlines. For HUD to determine the amount of OpFund subsidy grant eligibility, PHAs...
12.6.22 Members Making News
From the City of Austin's Office of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs' newsletter: The Housing Authority of the City of Austin and Head of Strategic Initiatives Catherine Crago hosted a reception for Paloma Perez on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at the Henry Flores Education and...

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