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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...
5.11.20 Notice / Announcement
Dear CLPHA Members, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CLPHA has made the decision to cancel our Summer Membership Meeting and planned events originally scheduled for June 24-26, 2020, in Seattle, WA. While we are extremely disappointed to miss an opportunity to convene our members in person, we are...
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...
4.28.20 CLPHA Member Update
Multiple CLPHA members have shown interest in a working group comprised of HR staff to share information and resources about various HR issues that PHAs are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are organizing a working group of members who would meet on a regular...
4.24.20 CLPHA Newsletter, Members Making News
During the COVID-19 pandemic, CLPHA member PHAs are going above and beyond to continue to serve their residents and voucher holders. Public housing authorities (PHAs) provide shelter to some of the nation's lowest-income and most vulnerable populations. Low-income individuals and...
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...

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