Housing Choice Voucher
CLPHA Responds to Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Public Housing Budget
In the face of an estimated capital needs backlog of $70 billion, HUD’s budget zeroes out the public housing capital fund, which is used to address the growing physical needs of aging properties.
On January 29, HUD hosted a webinar that provided updates on its recent activities to gather information and provide recommendations on improving landlord participation. Due to technical difficulties, the webinar was not available live, but slides and a recording from the webinar are now available on HUD’s website.
From ABC 10 News San Diego:
Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced today that the San Diego Housing Commission will receive nearly $4 million in federal funding to help homeless military veterans find housing.
The Housing Commission will receive a nearly $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.
From NBC Bay Area:
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday that it's providing $2.8 million in tenant protection vouchers to public housing residents in Oakland.
HUD officials said the vouchers will help families with relocation or replacement housing from demolition or mandatory conversion of their public housing units.
From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' newsletter:
As of January 1, 2020, California has a state-wide law prohibiting landlords from rejecting potential tenants solely on their use of a housing voucher. The law, known as Source of Income (SOI) protection, replaces SOI ordinances that were previously in place in several California cities, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Santa Clara County to cover voucher holders across the state.
Today, HUD released a notice entitled “Revised Policies and Procedures for the Mainstream Voucher Program.” The notice includes new guidance on several aspects of Mainstream management, particularly admissions preference and waitlist administration.