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6.30.21 Members Making News
From Fort Worth Magazine: Fort Worth Housing Solutions, the city’s public housing authority, and the nationally recognized developer AMTEX have completed a deal to build a 339-unit mixed-income apartment community off Westport Parkway and what will become far North Beach Street. The Opal will be...
6.30.21 Members Making News
From San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria's press release: Recognizing the growing encampments of homeless people on the sidewalks of Downtown San Diego and the difficulty placing unsheltered people suffering from addiction into existing programs, Mayor Todd Gloria and County Board of Supervisors Chair...
6.30.21 Members Making News
From the St. Paul Public Housing Agency's newsletter: The PHA partnered with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for the ninth year of youth bike giveaways in April and May 2021. During a typical year, bike events occur in early winter at each family site, but as we all know 2020 was not a typical year....
6.30.21 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: Tatiana Brown was down on her luck and in a rut. Working two jobs and trying to get by like millions of other everyday Americans, she found herself still struggling to get ahead. So in 2014, she turned to public housing.  She applied to Lucas Metropolitan Housing, was...
6.30.21 Members Making News
From HUD PD&R's Edge: When the coronavirus pandemic emerged in spring 2020, agencies devoted to providing housing resources and homelessness services scrambled to build and adapt programs to keep people safe and sheltered. In the years preceding the pandemic, the San Diego Housing Commission (...
6.29.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
On June 25, 2021, CLPHA and our counsel Reno & Cavanaugh submitted comments in response to HUD’s request for comment on the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) interim rule, which was issued on January 30, 2015. Congress created the HTF program in 2008 to fund the development and preservation of...
6.29.21 CLPHA Member Update
Late last week, the Department of the Treasury released a new set of FAQs on the emergency rental assistance (ERA) program, along with a fact sheet to help grantees expedite funds, provide housing stability services, and prevent evictions. This most recent version of FAQs...
6.25.21 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) announced that the agency has extended its eviction moratorium through July 31, 2021. The moratorium was scheduled to expire on June 30, 2021, and this is intended to be the final extension of the moratorium.  
6.21.21 CLPHA Member Update
On Friday, June 17, HUD issued two notices regarding the latest information for Cohort #3 and Cohort #4 of the expansion of the Moving to Work (MTW) Demonstration Program. Per the first notice, HUD has officially rescinded the request for...
6.18.21 CLPHA Member Update
On June 9, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing entitled “Universal Vouchers: Ending Homelessness and Expanding Economic Opportunity in America.” At the hearing Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) spoke strongly in support of her recently introduced bill to create an...

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