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9.15.21 CLPHA Member Update
Late yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee passed legislation to be included in the FY22 budget reconciliation bill that would invest $322 billion in affordable housing, including $80 billion for recapitalizing the public housing portfolio, a key CLPHA priority. The committee also...
9.10.21 CLPHA Member Update
With release of the legislative text and details of the spending proposals from the House Financial Services Committee on September 9, public housing is slated to receive the largest amount of funding authorized among housing programs in the expected budget reconciliation...
9.9.21 CLPHA Advocacy
The House and Senate face a jam-packed agenda upon their return from the August recess with President Biden’s biggest ticket items awaiting immediate action. The window to pass this transformative legislation will not remain open for long....
9.9.21 CLPHA Advocacy
Distributing Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program funds and improving the administration of Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) are critical issues facing public housing authorities focused on eviction prevention efforts after the federal moratorium on evictions ended on August 26 with a 6-3...
9.1.21 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Investment Cap for LIHTC Nearly Doubled to $1.7 Billion Today, as a part of the Build Back Better agenda, the Biden administration  announced major steps to increase and preserve the nation’s affordable housing stock by approximately 100,000 homes...
8.31.21 CLPHA Member Update
Recently, HUD notified CLPHA that they are beginning work on drafting guidance to housing authorities on “unwinding” COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers and Alternative Requirements. CLPHA has continually advocated for the extension of these waivers, however we’d like to hear directly from...
8.27.21 Statement
CLPHA Working with Biden Administration to Speed ERA Fund Distribution   (Washington, D.C.) August 27, 2021 -- Statement from CLPHA Executive  Director Sunia Zaterman on the Supreme Court's blocking of the CDC's eviction...
8.26.21 CLPHA Member Update
The Decent, Affordable, Safe Housing for All (DASH) Act Would Authorize Mandatory Housing Voucher Program Shortly before the U.S. Senate left town for their August recess, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) released draft legislation that would make far-reaching investments and...
8.25.21 CLPHA Member Update
House Includes Additional $7 Billion in Housing Investments Yesterday afternoon, the House voted on a party line vote of 220 - 212 to approve an historic $3.5 trillion budget resolution. It included $339 billion targeted to housing investments, which represents $7 billion more than the...
8.25.21 CLPHA Member Update
Treasury Releases New ERA FAQs  Today, the Department of Treasury released a new set of FAQs on the emergency rental assistance (ERA) program and the Biden-Harris Administration issued  a factsheet announcing new actions to accelerate ERA...

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