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July 1
HUD News:
Operating Fund Proration Released for July & August
HUD Notice Announces Funding Availability for VASH Program.
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July 1
PHADA Reviews Senate FY2016 THUD Bill
The Senate Appropriations Committee voted 20 - 10 to pass the THUD spending bill on June 25th. The return of sequestration for FY2016 presented THUD Subcommittee Chairwoman Susan Collins (R-ME), Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-RI) and committee members with very difficult funding choices. The Chairwoman mentioned the “tyranny of math” that severely constrained funding for THUD priorities. Passage of the THUD bill out of Committee does not, however, ensure that it will reach the floor for a vote. Read more

June 26
HUD Issues Notice Soliciting Comments on Study’s HCV Admin. Fee Formula: Department’s Pending Proposed Admin. Fee Rule to Follow in the Future
On June 26, HUD issued a notice which solicits comments on the seven formula variables identified by the study as impacting administrative fee costs, as well as how HUD may use the findings to develop a new administrative fee formula. Read more

June 24
July 1 Issue of the Advocate Released Today

June 23
THUD Bill Up for Full Senate Committee Vote on Thursday
Today the Senate THUD Appropriations Subcommittee sent the FY2016 THUD spending bill for a Full Committee vote on Thursday morning. Although details of the Senate bill have yet to be fully disclosed, the bill provides $1.9 billion less than the current, deeply inadequate FY2015 THUD funding. Read more

June 18
Value of Home - 2015 PAHRC Report Released Today
The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC), PHADA, CLPHA and NAHRO are pleased to announce the release of Value of Home - 2015 PAHRC Report. The report is the second annual publication from PAHRC that brings together the latest data on the need for rental assistance, the added value rental assistance brings to those who receive it and the impact that the presence of assisted housing has on communities. Read more

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Highlights and Quick Reference

newsThe drop-down menu below lists a number of important issues and topics relating to public housing. Use it as a resource to read up on past and present articles specific to those topics.

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

FY 2016 Proposed HUD Budget
Get the latest information on the FY'16 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:
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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