CLPHA Press Room

Welcome to CLPHA's Press Room

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

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Press Releases

On January 25, the House and Senate quickly passed, and the President signed, the joint continuing resolution (CR) HJRes 28, the “Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019,” to reopen the federal departments and agencies that were affected by the partial government shutdown since December 22, 2018.


The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette quoted CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman in an article about the government shutdown's impacts on Section 8 Voucher holders if the shutdown continues beyond March 1. 


Today, Gray News Bureau published a comprehensive article "SNAP, WIC, Section 8: Separating fact from fiction in the government shutdown" featuring a quote about the shutdown’s effects on HUD programs from CLPHA Executive Sunia Zaterman.


CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman spoke to the Pew Charitable Trust's Stateline blog about the looming crisis facing public housing authorities (PHAs) if the shutdown continues.  In today's article "


We are pleased to share exciting updates to CLPHA’s cross-sector clearinghouse, In addition to a rotating banner with CLPHA-related content, now features a “Summit” page with registration information for the Housing Is Summit.

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