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3.9.20 CLPHA Member Update
On January 13, HUD published a proposed AFFH rule that includes major changes to AFFH, including the definition of AFFH, requirements for certifying AFFH compliance, and the process used by HUD to evaluate compliance. For additional background, please see this summary of the AFFH rule from Reno...
3.9.20 CLPHA Member Update
On March 4, 2020, Secretary Ben Carson appeared before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) of the Committee on Appropriations to defend the Administration’s fiscal year 2021 (FY21) budget proposal for the Department...
3.9.20 CLPHA Advocacy
CLPHA Members – PIH is planning to put together and distribute an FAQ for PHA executive directors and residents regarding COVID-19.They have asked CLPHA to share PHAs' questions. Please submit your questions to CLPHA Sr. Research and Policy Analyst Emily Warren at ewarren@clpha.org...
3.6.20 CLPHA Member Update
Contact your Members of Congress and encourage them to sign onto a letter to House appropriators requesting robust funding levels for key HUD rental assistance programs. Deadline: COB March 11, 2021 House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters and Subcommittee Chairman William...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From the Los Angeles County Development Authority's press release: The Los Angeles County Development Authority’s (LACDA) Public Housing Program received a High Performer designation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the 10th year in a row, under HUD’s Public...
3.5.20 Newsletter - The CLPHA Report
We're pleased to present a new interactive version of the CLPHA Report, CLPHA's newsletter featuring the latest news from our members and the public and affordable housing industry. Use the scroller on the right-hand side of the cover image below to view newsletter stories, or click the...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From Forbes: Once, these edifices were the bulwarks against illness. Today, they're part of the cure for the malaise afflicting housing availability. Nationwide, vacant hospitals, mental institutions and sanitariums are being recast as newly-opened apartment buildings. In communities from Los...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From the New York City Housing Authority's NYCHANOW  newsletter: To improve the way it manages wide-scale incidents, NYCHA’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) launched a six-month pilot program based on NYC’s Incident Command System, which employs on-call field coordinators to...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: A modest two-story house with sand-colored siding and dark green shutters will soon be home to three young men who are either aging out of foster care or exiting the Lucas County Juvenile Justice Center. It’s the first of what Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority President...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From MyCentralJersey.com: A groundbreaking was held for an affordable housing facility earmarked for residents 62 and over.   Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen, and Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, were joined Feb. 25 by civic and...

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