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12.18.19 Members Making News
From the Charlotte Observer: A coalition of Charlotte affordable housing advocates wants to ban landlords from refusing tenants because they pay with government vouchers or other forms of income, such as disability payments or child support. Charlotte would be the first city in North Carolina to...
12.18.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From the Seattle Housing Authority's press release: The Seattle Housing Authority is the recipient of a 2020 Uber Community Impact Initiative grant worth $20,000, which will primarily be used by residents participating in SHA’s youth engagement programs.  “The Seattle Housing Authority...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From 89.7 WKSU: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority says more than 20,000 families are waiting for housing assistance. A federal grant will allow it to help some of those most in need. The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is calling the project the Mainstream Voucher Program...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From the Livingston Ledger: Young men are spreading and shoveling piles of  mulch on the raised beds on a pleasantly warm February afternoon. At the other end of the garden, a manager peers through the greenhouse at beds of collard greens. Juxtaposed against the cracked concrete...
12.18.19 Research
According to a new study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), children 12 years or younger whose families receive vouchers experience lower rates of hospitalization and accrue inpatient spending over the course of two decades. Researchers linked participant data from the...
12.17.19
Yesterday, House and Senate appropriators reached an agreement on THUD funding for FY 2020. The House voted 280-138 today to pass the bill and the Senate is expected is to vote later this week, before the current Continuing Resolution expires on December 21. The bill includes $4....
12.12.19 CLPHA Member Update
On December 5, HUD held a landlord symposium in Indianapolis that was attended by HUD staff, landlords, and PHAs. Attendees listened to presentations from a variety of local and national stakeholders, including the deputy mayor of Indianapolis, who described the city’s efforts to reduce...
12.12.19 CLPHA Comments
CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh recently submitted comments on HUD’s proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”). Our comments, which were drafted with feedback from CLPHA members, are...
12.6.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
On November 8, HUD published a notice for proposed revised forms of the Public Housing Authority Annual Contributions Contract (“ACC”) and Mixed Finance Amendment to the ACC (“MFACC Amendment”) for public review and comment. A summary of the proposed changes is available in CLPHA’s November 8...
12.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Next week, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) will re-introduce the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration Act of 2019 (the AHEAD Act). You may remember from our previous work on this important legislation that the AHEAD Act would provide funding to incentivize partnerships...

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