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Jenny Werwa
Director of Communications
202-638-1300 X 120
jwerwa@clpha.org

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3.14.18

On January 17, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs once again met in Executive Session to vote on the nominations of Robert Hunter Kurtz to be HUD Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing (PIH); and Brian Montgomery, to be HUD Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner.

3.14.18

CLPHA participated in a call this morning with HUD to discuss next steps in the implementation of the Small Area Fair Market Rent Rule (“Rule”) in light of the preliminary injunction was granted in the Open Communities Alliance litigation challenging HU

2.12.18

In December 2017, HUD released a Notice announcing a new program for public housing authorities: the EnVision Centers Demonstration. The demonstration, which will include approximately 10 communities, is designed to test the effectiveness of collaborative efforts across governments, nonprofits, industries, and the housing sector in four core areas: economic empowerment, educational advancement, health and wellness, and character and leadership.

1.26.18

On January 17, 2018, HUD issued guidance “to help PHAs better understand their options” under the Final Rule but cautioned that HUD would likely “amend and extend this guidance once it has received and evaluated the complete results of the Small Area FMR Demonstration Evaluation.” Consistent with previous direction from HUD, the guidance states that full implementation and compliance is expected “no later than April 1, 2018.”

We have identified a number of issues with the guidance and plan to address these issues with HUD:

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