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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...
12.3.21 CLPHA Member Update
On December 2, the U.S House of Representatives passed H.R. 6119, the “Further Extending Government Act,” on a mostly partisan vote of 221-212. The legislation, a “continuing resolution” (“CR”) of funding levels from fiscal year 2021 (FY21), is the second CR of FY22 to extend funding designed to...
12.2.21 CLPHA Member Update
On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed two Executive Orders in support of his COVID-19 Action Plan. The first Executive Order required the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to issue guidance mandating certain COVID-19 safety protocols for federal contractors and subcontractors....
12.2.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD released two new resources for the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program on its website: EHV FAQs v.7 and the EHV Data Dashboard. EHV FAQs HUD’s seventh release of FAQs for EHVs answered many of CLPHA member questions...
12.2.21 Members Making News
Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a series on how Build Back Better Act funds will help public housing authorities better serve their residents and communities. For the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC), the Build Back Better Act (BBB), which passed the House of Representatives...
12.1.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently HUD issued a series of guidance documents to provide public housing agencies (PHAs) instructions on how to prepare for the expiration of certain waivers and administrative flexibilities authorized by HUD through the CARES Act to provide relief to PHAs, Indian tribes, and tribally...
11.19.21 Statement
(Washington, D.C.) November 19, 2021 -- Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement after the House passage of the Build Back Better Act...
11.18.21 Report
Recently, HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research (PD&R) published a congressional report on the percentage of HUD funds allocated to communities with persistent poverty counties and high-poverty areas. The report analyzes 13 HUD programs, including the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV...
11.18.21 Report
Recently, HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research (PD&R) published a congressional report on the percentage of HUD funds allocated to communities with persistent poverty counties and high-poverty areas. The report analyzes 13 HUD programs, including the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV...
11.3.21 CLPHA Advocacy
In a joint letter sent today, CLPHA and the MTW Collaborative strongly urged President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to maintain investments in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program as part of the ...

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