Legislative & Policy

CLPHA Joins Housing Organizations in Urging That Housing Be Retained in Build Back Better Act

10.6.21

CLPHA has joined organizations representing housing authorities and administrators to urge Congress to keep housing funding in the Build Back Better Act.

Housing is at serious risk of being removed from the Build Back Better Act, under consideration in the budget reconciliation negotiations currently underway in Congress and the White House. The negotiations are on a fast track and taking place at the highest levels between the House and Senate leadership, key members of Congress, and the White House.

Cuts to Build Back Better Reconciliation Bill Should Not Come at the Expense of Preserving Public Housing and Expanding Rental Assistance for Low-income Americans ​

10.1.21
(Washington, D.C.) October 1, 2021 -- Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) Executive Director Sunia Zaterman released the following statement urging Congress not to cut proposed funding for public housing and rental assistance in the Build Back Better reconciliation bill:
 

New York City Housing Authority ERA Efforts Take a Step Forward While Other PHAs Concerns Continue Ahead of September 30 Treasury Deadline

9.23.21

As the September 30 deadline quickly approaches for when the U.S. Treasury Department must begin to recapture and reallocate funds from grantees unwilling or unable to spend down from the original Emergency Rental Assistance Program (known as ERA1), the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is helping unlock ERA funds for its residents. However, several other PHAs continue to encounter obstacles with the program.

HUD Extends Deadlines for FY21 ROSS NOFO Applicants Located in Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas

9.16.21

For those applicants located in presidentially declared disaster areas, HUD is extending the deadline for the FY21 Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to October 1, 2021. Published in July, the FY21 ROSS NOFO deadline&nbsp

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