Public Housing Authorities Directors Association

Conference Information and Registration

The 2015 Commissioners' Conference will be held
January 25-28, 2015 in St. Pete Beach, Florida
Information and Registration will be available shortly.

Breaking News

September 5
PHADA Submits Comments on the Proposed Consortia Rule
On September 5, PHADA submitted detailed comments to the proposed consortia rule, which was published in the Federal Register on July 11. PHADA's comments address areas of concern and recommend improvements that would reduce regulatory and administrative burdens on HAs.

September 4
CY 2014 Administrative Fee Proration Increase in Housing Choice Voucher Program
The Department is pleased to announce that the Office of Housing Voucher Programs (OHVP) has identified additional carryover funds that will be used to increase the HCVP ongoing Admin Fee proration. At this time, it is estimated that the Admin Fee proration will increase from 75% to approximately 79%. Depending on the national leasing behavior throughout the year, the 79% may vary; however... Read more

September 2
Consortia Rule is Too Flawed
On July 11, HUD published a proposed rule entitled, "Streamlining Requirements Applicable to Formation of Consortia by Public Housing Agencies." A summary of the proposed rule was published in the Advocate on August 13. HUD hopes to encourage more HAs to form consortia arrangements by enabling agencies to combine administrative functions to increase administrative efficiencies and effectiveness, to benefit smaller HAs with economies of scale, and to improve opportunities for housing choices. Read more

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Highlights and Quick Reference

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Small PHA Reform Toolkit and SHARP PublicationToolkit
Get the latest information on Small PHA Reform

FY 2015 Proposed HUD Budget
Get the latest information on the FY'15 budget

HUD's Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Website
Provides background materials, authorizing legislation, and examples of resources.

Preserving Public Housing
Realistic Options to Increase Revenue, Reduce Costs and Provide Program Flexibility


Industry Group's Proposal to Address Budget Crisis

PHADA's Position Papers:
****NEW**** FY 2015 THUD Appropriations

Small Housing Authority Reform Proposal (SHARP)
Affordable Housing and Self Sufficiency Improvement Act (AHSSIA)

PHADA Survey: Effects of Funding Cuts

Public Housing's Critical Value to Communities

PHADA Issue Briefs



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