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5.4.22 Report, Research
Recently, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released its annual Gap report, which measures the availability of rental housing affordable to extremely low-income (ELI) households and other income groups. Using 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) data, the 2022 report found that “...
5.4.22 Report, Research
MDRC released the fourth report in its ongoing evaluation of HUD’s experimental rent reform policy. HUD commissioned MDRC to conduct the Rent Reform Demonstration, which evaluates how an alternative rent policy could reduce work disincentives for HCV households, reduce administrative burden on...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From The Journal Record: The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a revised resolution providing $1.25 million to help build one of the largest affordable housing developments in decades. The Oklahoma City Housing Authority and its nonprofit arm, the Community Enhancement Corp., requested...
5.4.22 Members Making News
From Spectrum News 1: Moses Massenburg can be found every day on the farm where he grows produce and teaches people how to farm. “Typically, farmers like to beat the heat so I get here at 4 a.m.,” he said. Massenberg lives in Watts and grows produce in MudTown Farms, a 2.5-acre urban...
5.2.22 Members Making News
CLPHA to Highlight Finalists at Housing Is Summit May 18-19 The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) and the National Civic League recently announced the 2022 All-America City (AAC) Award finalists. This year, the AAC Award will recognize communities that are committed to improving the...
4.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
On this member call, CLPHA provided a Washington update on several topics important to CLPHA members, as well as a preview of CLPHA's upcoming Housing Is Summit. We also heard from CLPHA members on how they are tackling Tenant Accounts Receivable (TARS) challenges and helping residents pay rent and...
4.28.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently sent the following announcement to PHAs regarding new resources that can help PHAs and State Medicaid Agencies house seniors and persons with disabilities: The Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced additional funding...
4.27.22 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced the newest opportunity for PHAs with 6,000 or less combined units of public housing and HCV units to apply for the fourth cohort of the MTW Expansion, which will test asset building initiatives (Asset Building Cohort). Asset Building Initiatives are defined as activities that...
4.20.22 Members Making News
At the first Earth Day celebration in 1970, the focus was on environmental education and protection. 52 years later, the environmental movement understands that the most vulnerable and communities of color are often the first and most affected by climate instability and change. Because public...

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