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1.10.19 Members Making News
The Chester Housing Authority hosted a holiday party for 40 low-income children last month. The party, held in a community center decorated to look like the North Pole, featured lunch, a candy station, and the opportunity to meet Santa.
1.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman  was quoted in Affordable Housing Finance discussing how the shutdown threatens the stability of low-income households. Though HUD has prepared payments for housing vouchers and the public housing operating subsidy through February, Zaterman...
1.9.19 CLPHA Advocacy, In The News, Members Making News
In response to a January 5 Washington Post article focused on new research about where voucher holders live, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman submitted a Letter to the Editor to emphasize examples of PHAs’ innovative housing mobility strategies. Although edited significantly for length, the...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Now in its 18th day, the partial government shutdown, which includes the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is already having an impact on the low-income families served by public and affordable housing. The ongoing uncertainty imposes challenges for resource allocation and, if the...
1.8.19 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, Press Release
A coalition of more than 70 national organizations tell the Administration & Congress that people with the lowest incomes will be hit hardest if the shutdown continues. Washington, DC - Members of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) sent a letter...
1.7.19 Press Release
Announcing the New CLPHA.org (WASHINGTON) January 7, 2019 - The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is pleased to announce the launch of our newly-redesigned website. The new CLPHA.org showcases our member PHAs and offers industry news and updates with a bright, modern...
1.4.19 CLPHA Advocacy
You may recall that we reported on December 28 that HUD would be making HCV and Operating Fund payments for January. Given the protracted negotiations over the partial government shutdown, CLPHA inquired yesterday about February's payment as well. PIH leadership confirmed that...
1.4.19 CLPHA Member Update, In The News
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), in an historic and ground-breaking role, will serve as the first woman and the first African American Chair of the powerful U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services.   “Auntie Maxine,” as she is affectionately called, was honored at...
1.3.19 CLPHA Member Update, Notice / Announcement
On December 27, HUD again circumvented regulatory and process requirements to make changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC). Through a Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice, HUD published revisions to the ACC, referred to as “the New ACC,” and provided for a 60-day comment period....
1.2.19 In The News, Members Making News
In this December 27, 2018 article by Bruce Japsen for Forbes.com, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman discusses the importance of cross-sector collaborations between housing and health care to improve life outcomes for low-income families and seniors. “We’re housers with expertise in the...

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