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5.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
On Friday May 7, the Biden administration released updates for the Treasury Department Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. The updates are specific to the second round of funds or ERA2 that provides up to $21.55 billion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was enacted on March...
5.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced they will host COVID-19 webinars focusing on Housing/Health Partnerships, the COVID-19 Vaccine Challenge, and Community Health Workers (CHWs). Please note that capacity is limited and pre-registration is required to attend.    Health Center...
5.6.21 CLPHA Member Update
Yesterday, HUD released PIH Notice 2021-15, which outlines the requirements for PHAs to operate the $5 billion for Emergency Housing Vouchers that was included in the American Rescue Plan Act. HUD will be allocating approximately 70,000 vouchers to PHAs and have until May 10 to notify...
5.6.21 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA’s counsel Reno & Cavanaugh has produced a memo for members that summarizes HUD’s recent guidance on Faircloth-to-RAD conversions. The guidance, in conjunction with a webinar held by HUD on April 26, outlines how PHAs can use public housing authorized under their Faircloth...
5.5.21
The Council of Large Public Housing Agencies (CLPHA), The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA), and the MTW Collaborative are pleased to release our joint funding recommendations for Office of Public and...
4.30.21 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
CLPHA congratulates our members who were awarded HUD's Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mobility Demonstration grants! CLPHA members awardees include: Chester Housing Authority, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Housing Authority of Pittsburgh, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, New York...
4.28.21 Statement
Media Contact: David Greer, CLPHA dgreer@clpha.org  (202) 550-1381   For Immediate Release April 28, 2021   (Washington, D.C.) April 28, 2021 – CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement in...
4.28.21 Action Alert
The Support Allowing Volume Expansion (SAVE) Federally-Assisted Housing Act provides critical financial leverage to PHAs. It creates an exemption for public and federally-assisted affordable housing to volume caps on private activity bonds (PAB). It was introduced in the last Congress by...
4.28.21 Announcements
CLPHA has bittersweet news to share – Emily Warren, our research and policy director, has accepted a position in the Office of Public Housing and Voucher Programs (OPHVP) within the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) to work on voucher expansion. Emily’s last day at CLPHA will be Friday, May...
4.22.21 Members Making News
From the San Antonio Housing Authority's press release: Ahead of Earth Day on April 22, the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) celebrates the use of solar energy at public housing properties, a green initiative uncommon in the affordable housing industry, with the new installation of solar...

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