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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,...
1.12.22
HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research (PD&R) recently published a report to Congress on the feasibility of creating a national evictions database to collect information on three types of evictions (1) formal court-ordered evictions, (2) extra-legal evictions and (3) administrative...
12.15.21 Research
This fall, the National Housing Law Project (NHLP) conducted a national survey of 119 legal aid and civil rights attorneys to observe how tenants are faring after the federal eviction moratorium ended in August 2021. This follow-up survey to the NHLP July 2020...
12.6.21 CLPHA Member Update
Last month, HUD announced $20 million in inaugural grants from its Eviction Protection Grant Program, the first of its kind for the Department. These grants will be awarded to legal service providers to assist in providing legal assistance to low-income tenants at risk of or subject to...
10.8.21 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD published an interim final rule requiring landlords of public housing and project-based rental assistance (PBRA) properties to extend the time period before lease termination for nonpayment of rent to a minimum of 30 days after the tenant has...
9.16.21 CLPHA Member Update
On September 10, 2021, the House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) held a virtual hearing entitled “Protecting Renters During the Pandemic: Reviewing Reforms to Expedite Emergency Rental Assistance.” After months of criticism from policymakers and housing advocates, and in the wake of the...
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...
8.4.21 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA Will Press for Expedited ERAP Application Process   The Center for Disease Control has extended the eviction moratorium in areas with rapidly increasing COVID infections for 60 days from August 3, 2021 to October 3, 2021.     CDC Eviction...
8.4.21 Statement
(Washington, D.C.) August 4, 2021: Statement from CLPHA Executive  Director Sunia Zaterman on the extension of the CDC’s eviction moratorium:   “The Center for Disease Control’s order to extend the...
7.30.21 Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release July 30, 2021   (Washington, D.C.) July 30, 2021 – CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman...

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