CLPHA Press Room

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CLPHA experts welcome interview requests from print, radio, television, and online reporters and are happy to provide their insights on issues of public housing and related legislation and policy.

For media inquiries, please contact:

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

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Press Releases
2.10.17
Statements
News
4.2.19

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) is leading an effort in the Senate to boost FY20 funding for public housing. His office has asked CLPHA for help in encouraging other Senators to sign onto the letter to the Appropriations Committee requesting full funding of the Public Housing Operating Fund at 100 percent proration, $5 billion for the Public Housing Capital Fund, and $200 million for the Choice Neighborhoods program.

The following messages are being sent to other U.S. Senators:

 

PUBLIC HOUSING:

3.29.19

On March 14, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released their annual report The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes. The report finds concrete evidence of an affordable housing crisis: there is a shortage of seven million (or fewer than 4 for every 10) affordable and available rental homes for extremely low-income renters. Furthermore, no state or major metropolitan area has enough rental housing for the nation’s lowest-income individuals and families.

3.28.19

Below are several updates regarding the ACC:

 

HUD Meets with Hill Staff, Defends ACC as a Grant

Earlier this week, we called on CLPHA members to contact your members of Congress and register your opposition to HUD’s proposed changes to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC).

Members Making News
4.11.19
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