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5.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
House Democrats introduced the HEROES Act yesterday, which is the next supplemental funding and authorizing legislation for economic relief due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic crisis. The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities thanks our members for providing their...
5.13.20 Statement
For Immediate Release  “The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities is pleased House Democrats addressed concerns of large public housing authorities in the HEROES Act with increased funding for rental...
4.29.20 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD released PIH Notice 2020-8 which details the allocation and uses of supplemental admin fees appropriated to PHAs through the CARES Act as part of the COVID-19 response. According to the notice:  The admin fee portion of the supplemental voucher funding...
4.29.20 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA and our counsel Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson outlining our comments and concerns about HUD’s recent waiver notice. We also suggested amendments and asked for clarification on several key points of the...
4.28.20 CLPHA Member Update
Today, HUD released PIH Notice 2020-7, which outlines the allocation process and eligible uses of the $685 million supplemental public housing operating funds made available through the CARES Act.  According to the notice:  The supplemental operating...
4.17.20 CLPHA Member Update
An updated FAQ is now available from HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing, along with a new online recording from staff providing updates. The recording includes updates from FHA Commissioner & Acting Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery, Office of...
4.16.20 CLPHA Advocacy
The legislative proposal by Representative Katherine Clark (D-MA) (see CLPHA Update 4/13/20) to create an exception to the volume cap requirement for private activity bonds used to finance the preservation, improvement, or replacement of certain federally-assisted buildings received a...
4.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Action Alert
While housing authorities are grateful for the infusion of emergency resources under the CARES Act, it is not nearly enough to cover needs for the duration of this crisis. For this reason, CLPHA and other public housing industry groups asked members to sign on to a joint industry letter...
4.13.20 CLPHA Member Update
Wednesday, 4/15 at 1:00 p.m. ET Today, HUD released PIH Notice 2020-05, which outlines waivers the Department is making available to execute its blanket waiver authority granted through the CARES Act. CLPHA is pleased to see that many of the waivers...
4.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Representative Katherine Clark (D-MA), at the urging of the Cambridge Housing Authority, is proposing legislation to provide relief to housing authorities and other assisted housing by creating an exception to the volume cap requirement for private activity bonds used to finance the...

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