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8.9.22 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD issued closeout procedures for PHAs awarded Coronavirus Aid, Relieve, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funding to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In September 2020, HUD advised PHAs of forthcoming...
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,...
8.1.22 CLPHA Member Update, Analysis
Fulfilling expectations before the end of the month, the U.S. Senate released their version of the FY23 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill on July 28. Since there is a budget impasse for overall spending levels, affecting all twelve...
7.23.22 Legislative Reports
On July 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a 220 to 207 vote the first funding minibus legislation for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year. HR 8294, the “FY2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act” is the minibus comprised of six bills from six of the twelve House appropriations subcommittees....
7.20.22 Report
The White House recently released a report on how  American Rescue Plan’s programs and funding have advanced equity across the nation. The report includes implementation case studies on lowering barriers to work, small business relief, securing dignified housing, equity for children and young...
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...
7.12.22 Action Alert, CLPHA Advocacy
BACKGROUND: CLPHA and our industry partners today sent a letter (and attachments Exhibit 1 and Exhibit 2) to House and Senate Appropriations Committee members asking to include legislative language that prevents HUD from implementing unilateral changes to the ACC...
6.28.22
On June 22, 2022, the Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) of the House Appropriations Committee released their draft FY23 THUD funding bill for markup to be held the next day. The funding bill includes $62.7 billion for HUD programs – an...
6.3.22 CLPHA Member Update
This week, HUD published a Request for Information Notice in the Federal Register on the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA). CLPHA previously reported that on April 29, HUD published a proposed six-month waiver of BABA that will temporarily waive the general applicability of the Act. The...
5.13.22 CLPHA Member Update
This week, the Biden administration announced a $14.2B investment in a new federal subsidy program to help assisted households pay for internet services. Accepted by most Internet Service Providers (ISP), the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) gives public housing and Section 8 residents $30 a...

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