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8.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has updated its guidance for unobligated dollars from the second tranche of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA 2). Under the newly updated guidance, ERA 2 dollars that are unobligated as of October 1, 2022, can be used for the construction,...
6.15.22 Report
The ACLU, in partnership with the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel, recently released a research brief on how access to legal counsel can impact tenants facing eviction proceedings. The authors begin by highlighting several alarming trends from national eviction data released in...
5.4.22 Report, Research
The Coalition for the Homeless annual report, State of the Homeless, grades both New York City and State on their abilities to meet the needs of unsheltered individuals, offer access to low-barrier shelters and psychiatric services, and provide affordable housing options for extremely low-income...
4.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
On this member call, CLPHA provided a Washington update on several topics important to CLPHA members, as well as a preview of CLPHA's upcoming Housing Is Summit. We also heard from CLPHA members on how they are tackling Tenant Accounts Receivable (TARS) challenges and helping residents pay rent and...
4.6.22 Members Making News
From KSAT 12 San Antonio: The impending end to San Antonio Housing Authority’s eviction moratorium sent some scrambling last month to apply for rental help through the city’s Emergency Housing Assistance Program. “We’re talking about poverty-stricken communities where we reside that...
3.10.22 Members Making News
From a letter from Saint Paul Public Housing Agency Executive Director Jon Gutzmann: Since the pandemic began, many households have become delinquent in their rent payments.  The St. Paul Public Housing Agency (PHA) recognized this right away and assembled a team of staff members to reach out...
2.9.22 Research
In July 2021, Oregon implemented a ‘safe harbor period’ for nonpayment eviction cases to maintain some protections for tenants after the state eviction moratorium ended. The eviction diversion program is intended to delay eviction proceedings for tenants who have provided proof that they have...
1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
This week, HUD awarded $51.4 million in housing counseling grants to 177 HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediary organizations. The funding supports housing counseling agencies in their critical work to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on housing,...
1.26.22 Research, Report
NLIHC released a new report that provides a descriptive analysis of policies related to new tenant protections and emergency rental assistance (ERA) that have emerged in states and local governments during the ongoing pandemic. In 2021 alone, states and localities passed or implemented over 130...
1.26.22 Research
A new research article published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that eviction causes not only financial shock, poor mental health, and displacement, but also impacts healthcare utilization and healthcare access. From a database of 20,810 reported residential evictions in...

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