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12.21.18 Policy
CLPHA was informed today that HUD will be publishing its required Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notices for its revised Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) and the Moving to Work ACC for the expansion agencies on Thursday, December 27, in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment period.
12.21.18 Members Making News
  Parties in the landmark Gautreaux v. Chicago Housing Authority federal lawsuit, which was filed more than fifty years ago to end systematic racial discrimination in Chicago’s public housing, today announced a proposed settlement in the case.    ...
12.21.18
In the event of a partial government shutdown, the Department of Housing and Urban Development will follow its 2018 Contingency Plan for Possible Lapse in Appropriations. Specific guidance for program operations affecting the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) begin on page 8 of ...
12.20.18 Research, Report
  Housing and health systems need to work together. Public housing authorities (PHAs) are significant providers of housing to those in need, offering the health sector scale and expertise. Little was known about how PHAs worked with the health sector writ large. By surveying PHAs across the...
12.13.18 CLPHA Advocacy
  Over the past year, CLPHA and the Housing Is initiative have been pleased to serve on Sesame Workshop’s Advisory Council to help inform and plan materials related to children and families experiencing homelessness. As a result of this work, Sesame Street Workshop launched ...
12.13.18 Members Making News
The Boston Housing Authority (BHA), the Boston Planning & Development Agency, and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh broke ground on the O’Connor Way Senior Housing Development, a 46-unit affordable housing community for seniors 62 and older. The complex, to be built on a lot donated by...
12.13.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On December 11, HUD announced a second round of awards for the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program, awarding an additional 424 vouchers. This announcement comes after HUD’s first round of awards in October of over 4,000 vouchers. Congratulations to CLPHA members who...
12.13.18 Notice / Announcement
The MTW Steering Committee, on behalf of the MTW public housing agencies, has selected Nicole Barrett to serve as its first MTW Program Manager to lead research, policy analysis, and advocacy for the MTW program. The position will be managed by CLPHA in support of the MTW agencies. In addition to...
12.13.18 Members Making News
The San Diego Housing Commissionand partners cut the ribbon on the Luna at Pacific Highlands Ranch, a new affordable housing community in a pricey neighborhood of Northern San Diego that features 77 units for low-income residents.
12.13.18
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) issued a statement this week after her nomination by the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve as the chair of the House Committee on Financial Services. Though subject to the approval of the Democratic caucus, Waters will be the first...

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