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8.31.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD notified CLPHA that they are beginning work on drafting guidance to housing authorities on “unwinding” COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers and Alternative Requirements. CLPHA has continually advocated for the extension of these waivers, however we’d like to hear directly from...
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...
8.31.21 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, CLPHA hosted a meeting with member PHAs and HUD staff to discuss issues and concerns related to the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program. Presenters on the call included Danielle Garcia, Senior Policy Advisor at HUD's Office of Public and Indian Housing, Margarita Lares, Chief...
8.30.21 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
While we may not know the full extent of the damage caused by Hurricane Ida or the California wildfires, our thoughts immediately turn to the most vulnerable segments of our population: low-income families and those who risk displacement from their homes. The Council of Large Public Housing...
8.27.21 Statement
CLPHA Working with Biden Administration to Speed ERA Fund Distribution   (Washington, D.C.) August 27, 2021 -- Statement from CLPHA Executive  Director Sunia Zaterman on the Supreme Court's blocking of the CDC's eviction...
8.26.21 CLPHA Member Update
The Decent, Affordable, Safe Housing for All (DASH) Act Would Authorize Mandatory Housing Voucher Program Shortly before the U.S. Senate left town for their August recess, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) released draft legislation that would make far-reaching investments and...
8.25.21 CLPHA Member Update
Treasury Releases New ERA FAQs  Today, the Department of Treasury released a new set of FAQs on the emergency rental assistance (ERA) program and the Biden-Harris Administration issued  a factsheet announcing new actions to accelerate ERA...
8.25.21 CLPHA Member Update
House Includes Additional $7 Billion in Housing Investments Yesterday afternoon, the House voted on a party line vote of 220 - 212 to approve an historic $3.5 trillion budget resolution. It included $339 billion targeted to housing investments, which represents $7 billion more than the...
8.23.21 CLPHA Member Update
On August 20, 2021, HUD issued Notice PIH 2021-25 entitled Emergency Housing Vouchers – Voucher Management System and Financial Data Schedule Reporting Requirements, which updates operating requirements described in Notice PIH 2021-20 and outlines new...
8.17.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Letter Offers Recommendations to Expedite ERA Program Funds  CLPHA, MTW Collaborative, NAHRO, NLHA and PHADA submitted a joint letter to HUD and Treasury summarizing persistent challenges public housing authorities (PHAs) are ...

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