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March 24
House Passes Tenant Income Verification Relief Act of 2015
On March 23 under suspension of the rules, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote - the Tenant Income Verification Relief Act of 2015 (H.R. 233) - which is a bipartisan bill that is co-sponsored by Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH). If enacted, the bill would allow Housing Authorities (HAs) to conduct triennial recertifications for households where 90 percent or more their income is fixed. Read more

March 23
19 Representatives sign on to MTW Expansion Letter
Last week 19 House Representatives signed on to a letter addressed to Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Ranking Member David Price (D-NC) of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development requesting the Committee expand the number of eligible participants for HUD's Moving-to-Work (MTW) Program.

March 18
Please Express Support for the Tenant Income Verification Relief Act of 2015 (H.R. 233)
On December 9, 2014, PHADA sent letters of support regarding the Tenant Income Verification Relief Act of 2014 to the bill's two original co-sponsors -Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO-7th) and Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH-15th). PHADA has been told the bill, now known as H.R. 233, will come to the floor of the House of Representatives on Monday, March 23, 2015, under suspension of the rules. Read more

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Highlights and Quick Reference

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Small PHA Reform Toolkit and SHARP PublicationToolkit
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FY 2016 Proposed HUD Budget
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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:
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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