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12.2.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On Tuesday, CLPHA sent to the Agency Review Team our recommendations for public and affordable housing for the Biden-Harris administration. Our recommendations are based on what we have heard from our members about the challenges they face, and solutions they offer. The document begins...
11.19.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA is asking our members to review a draft of our comments on the proposed rule changes to the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program to be submitted to HUD by end of day tomorrow, November 20. While we will be submitting these comments independently, CLPHA has also signed on to joint...
10.23.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh have drafted comments on the notice “30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Project Based Vouchers,” a follow up to a December 2019 notice in which HUD sought comment on changes to a proposed form that would collect...
10.15.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA and its legal counsel Reno & Cavanaugh sent a letter to HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson condemning the department's final rule on the disparate impact standard. Just as in CLPHA's and Reno & Cavanaugh's comments on the proposed rule, the letter notes that the final rule...
10.8.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) welcomed with Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA) yesterday to Corcoran Park Apartments, a deeply affordable housing development in the Congresswoman’s District, to announce legislation she is introducing that would help public housing authorities such as CHA...
10.6.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On September 21, HUD issued a notice proposing significant changes to the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program. The changes, included in the 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, create multiple issues around implementation for which HUD is seeking comment. These...
9.29.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA to Advocate for Additional Time and Resources  Today, HUD issued a Federal Register notice outlining its final rule for Section 3 compliance and benchmarking. In April 2019, HUD issued its proposed rule, with an accompanying notice on ...
9.24.20 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
On September 22, CLPHA and our counsel Reno & Cavanaugh submitted comments to HUD strongly opposing the agency’s transphobic proposed modifications to the Equal Access Rule. The changes would reverse the 2016 portion of the rule that requires homeless service providers to...
8.26.20 CLPHA Advocacy
On August 21, CLPHA joined 30 housing industry organizations in sending a letter to Congressional and Trump Administration leaders imploring Congress to "immediately return to the negotiating table and reach compromise on stimulus legislation to protect our nation’s renters, property...
8.24.20 CLPHA Advocacy
On August 18, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman sent the following letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal's opinions page refuting the many false claims made by President Trump and Secretary Carson in their recent op-ed defending the Trump Administration's elimination of the...

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