Fresno Housing, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh Join Opportunity Insights CMTOx Cohort


Congratulations to CLPHA members Fresno Housing and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) on joining Harvard University's Opportunity's Insights' (OI) next cohort of its Creating Moves to Opportunity (CMTO) project! OI will work directly with "CMTOx sites" Fresno Housing, HACP, and other PHAs to increase access to high-opportunity neighborhoods for families with HCVs. 

CLPHA’s Deb Gross to Retire


After a remarkable twenty-four-year tenure, CLPHA Deputy Director Deb Gross will retire early next year. Deb’s impact on our organization and in our industry has been immeasurable -- since joining CLPHA in 1996, Deb has shaped CLPHA and our work through her intelligence, wit, experience, and deep commitment to the importance of public and affordable housing. CLPHA will honor Deb and her exemplary career at our Spring Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C.

HUD Announces Availability of $324 Million in Lead Hazard Reduction Grants


HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes has announced $324 million in available Lead Hazard Reduction grants intended to help local governments and certain state and tribal governments to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in low-income, privately-owned (unassisted) pre-1978 housing.

Visit to learn more, including upcoming webinars about applying.

David Williams to Present CMTO Findings, Opportunity Atlas at 2019 Housing Is Summit


CLPHA is pleased to announce that David A. Williams of Opportunity Insights will be a distinguished speaker at our fifth annual Housing Is Summit in Washington, D.C., May 16-17.

Williams will present on Day One of the conference, sharing promising insights from new research on the Creating Moves to Opportunity (CMTO) Project and Opportunity Insights’ new Opportunity Atlas.

HUD Secretary Ben Carson to Deliver Keynote Address at CLPHA's Spring Meeting


CLPHA is pleased to announce that Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), will deliver the keynote address at CLPHA's Spring Membership Meeting on the morning of Thursday, March 21. 

Dr. Carson, an accomplished neurosurgeon, has served as HUD's Secretary since March 2, 2017. Click here to read Dr. Carson's biography

Congratulations to CLPHA PHAs Receiving FUP Vouchers; Free CLPHA & CSH Webinar to Prepare PHAs for Implementation


On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care placement or is preventing family reunification. HUD awarded $30 million in funding to provide 3,000 vouchers. 15 CLPHA members received awards:

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