In order to protect the health and safety of our staff and our communities during the COVID-19 outbreak, beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020 our Washington, D.C. offices will be closed and all CLPHA staff will be teleworking for the foreseeable future. 

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Latest COVID-19 News

  • CLPHA Requests $8.5 Billion in Emergency Funds from Congress, Urges HUD to Provide Regulatory Relief to Public Housing Authorities

  • Public Housing Authorities Need $8.5 Billion in Emergency COVID-19 Funds Plus Regulatory Relief

  • CLPHA Collecting Information on Costs Related to COVID-19


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For over 35 years, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has worked to preserve and improve public and affordable housing through advocacy, research, policy analysis and public education.

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3.20.20 Newsletter - The CLPHA Report
We're pleased to present a new interactive version of the CLPHA Report, CLPHA's newsletter featuring the latest news from our members and the public and affordable housing industry. Use the scroller on the right-hand side of the cover image below to view newsletter stories, or click the...
3.20.20 CLPHA Advocacy
On Thursday, March 19, CLPHA sent letters to Congressional leaders and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson formally requesting $5 billion for the public housing program and $3.5 billion for the housing choice voucher program in emergency supplemental...
3.19.20 Statement
Public Housing Authorities Need $8.5 Billion in Emergency COVID-19 Funds Plus Regulatory Relief CLPHA members are working tirelessly, compassionately, and pragmatically to support low-income households. We urge Congress and HUD to do the same. WASHINGTON (March 19, 2020) - The Council of Large...

Current Issues

On February 10, 2020,  the Trump Administration released its fiscal year 2021 Budget Proposal, which includes a $41.3 billion request for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a 15 percent reduction from enacted FY 2020. 


CLPHA members represent the nation’s largest public housing authorities, who together manage nearly 40 percent of all public housing and administer more than a quarter of the Housing Choice Voucher program.

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