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11.14.18 CLPHA Advocacy, Report
New research from CLPHA and Econsult Solutions shows that PHAs generate and induce multiple streams of economic activity benefitting those who reside in public housing, as well as local employers, governments, and industries. Read more about "The Economic Impact of Public Housing: Ongoing...
11.9.18 News, Members Making News, Innovations, Member Profile
Vancouver Housing Authority Creates and Transforms Affordable Housing with New “Game-Changer” City Fund   Meriwether Place, a Vancouver Housing Authority community built with financing from the City of Vancouver's Affordable Housing Fund.   A strong partnership with local government...
12.13.18
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) issued a statement this week after her nomination by the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve as the chair of the House Committee on Financial Services. Though subject to the approval of the Democratic caucus, Waters will be the first...
12.13.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On December 11, HUD announced a second round of awards for the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program, awarding an additional 424 vouchers. This announcement comes after HUD’s first round of awards in October of over 4,000 vouchers. Congratulations to CLPHA members who...
12.13.18
CLPHA is excited to share that registration is now open for the 2019 annual Housing Is Summit, May 16-17, 2019, in Washington, D.C. You are invited to join practitioners, researchers, and policymakers from the affordable housing, education, and healthcare sectors for this engaging...
12.13.18 CLPHA Advocacy
  Over the past year, CLPHA and the Housing Is initiative have been pleased to serve on Sesame Workshop’s Advisory Council to help inform and plan materials related to children and families experiencing homelessness. As a result of this work, Sesame Street Workshop launched ...
12.13.18
In her December 11 article for Youth Today, reporter Stell Simonton looks at some of the innovative educational support programs offered at public housing authorities across the country. “Public Housing Increasingly Place for After-School Programs” includes an interview with the Urban...
12.13.18 Members Making News
The San Diego Housing Commissionand partners cut the ribbon on the Luna at Pacific Highlands Ranch, a new affordable housing community in a pricey neighborhood of Northern San Diego that features 77 units for low-income residents.
12.13.18 Notice / Announcement
The MTW Steering Committee, on behalf of the MTW public housing agencies, has selected Nicole Barrett to serve as its first MTW Program Manager to lead research, policy analysis, and advocacy for the MTW program. The position will be managed by CLPHA in support of the MTW agencies. In addition to...
12.13.18 Members Making News
A recent article in Vancouver, WA’s The Columbian looks back on the successful first two years of the City of Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Fund, detailing how the Fund supported the construction of theVancouver Housing Authority’s (VHA)Meriwether Place and financed other affordable...

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