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11.16.22 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
CLPHA has submitted comments on three proposed waivers on the Build America, Buy America (BABA) Act. These waivers are for BABA’s Buy America Domestic Content Procurement Preference (“Buy American Preference”, or “BAP”). The first waiver pertains to the public interest de minimis, small grants,...
10.3.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Comments
CLPHA submitted comments to HUD on its proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV), Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program, and Other Programs for the Fiscal Year 2023. Every year, HUD calculates and sets Fair Market Rents (FMRs)...
10.3.22 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh submitted joint comments to HUD on the proposed streamlining of the mixed financing documents for public housing developments. These documents govern the various types of mixed-finance deals that include public-private partnerships and were last updated in 2018. HUD...
8.1.22 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
  CLPHA Tells HUD that NSPIRE Isn’t Ready for Rollout, Details Members’ Concerns  CLPHA has submitted a comment letter to HUD on the proposed National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) version 2.2. Members provided feedback to...
7.13.22 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA has submitted a comment letter to HUD on the impacts of the Build America, Buy America Act (“BABA”). While CLPHA is supportive of efforts to strengthen domestic supply chains, BABA ultimately undermines PHAs’ ability to provide safe, decent, affordable quality housing to serve vulnerable...
5.23.22 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy
Today, CLPHA submitted comments to HUD expressing that in recent months our members have reported challenges with protecting their assisted households from evictions while trying to balance HUD’s competing demands to ‘achieve the desired target for tenant rent collection’ as required...
3.23.22 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Advocacy
During a meeting with the HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) on February 16, 2022, PIH invited CLPHA to offer feedback regarding reduced Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program utilization rates and HUD's proposed solutions to increasing those rates.  In the letter, we outline...
10.26.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Comments
On October 22, CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC submitted joint comments on the proposed rule, Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility, published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2021. The 2019 Public Charge Rule, (the 2019 Rule) ...
9.29.21 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Member Update
Today, CLPHA submitted comments on the proposed Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program, and Other Programs Fiscal Year 2022. While most CLPHA members’ FY22 FMRs increased, in some of our largest metropolitan...
8.31.21 CLPHA Comments, CLPHA Member Update
This week, CLPHA and Reno & Cavanaugh submitted comments on the Reinstatement of HUD’s Discriminatory Effects Standard Proposed Rule, published on June 25, 2021. Last year, CLPHA submitted a letter to HUD demanding a withdrawal of the 2020 rule noting...

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