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12.4.19 Membership Spotlight
CLPHA’s Membership Spotlight features the outstanding work and achievements of our member public housing authorities - the nation’s largest and most innovative PHAs. Based on interviews with PHA executives, these brief profiles spotlight our members’ initiatives to strengthen their...
12.4.19 Report
On November 20, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report updating the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance on the status of recommendations that the agency made to HUD in two previous reports regarding the Department’s...
12.3.19 CLPHA Member Update
In a letter sent today to HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary Hunter Kurtz, CLPHA raised concerns about HUD's November 22 letter proclaiming that its November 2013 notice which encouraged radon testing and mitigation, but did not require or fund it, amounted to an "obligation" for PHAs to do so....
11.25.19 Press Release
New Funds Will Develop and Sustain Public Housing Authority Initiatives to Improve Postsecondary Achievement for Low-Income Households WASHINGTON (November 25, 2019) – The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, a housing advocacy organization and leader in efforts to improve life outcomes...
11.22.19 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA recently learned that HUD will be hosting a symposium on landlord issues in Indianapolis on December 5, 2019. According to HUD, the focus of the event is to connect landlords with local resources and PHAs. PIH Secretary Hunter Kurtz will be speaking at the event, along with staff from the...
11.22.19 Statement
CLPHA Statement on PHA Radon and Mitigation Practices WASHINGTON (November 22, 2019) - The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities issued the following statement in response to news coverage about radon testing and mitigation practices in public housing: Public housing authorities (PHAs) are...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
11.21.19 Members Making News
This week, the Charlotte Housing Authority announced its new name, INLIVIAN. Along with the name change, the housing authority rolled out a new logo, website,  and social media pages (including  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube).  Resulting from extensive research...
11.21.19 CLPHA Member Update
On November 20, the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance held a hearing on health and safety issues affecting residents in HUD-assisted housing. The committee heard from six witnesses: Susan Rollins, Executive Director, Housing Authority of St. Louis County; Margaret...
11.21.19 CLPHA Member Update
After a congressional hearing earlier this year, and after reviewing draft legislation, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced H.R. 5187, the Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019, on November 21, which would authorize...

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