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Breaking News

November 19
Senate Banking Committee Approves the Nomination of Lourdes Castro Ramirez as PIH Assistant Secretary
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) released the following statement on the Committee’s approval of two nominations. The Committee approved the nominations of Ms. Lourdes Maria Castro Ramirez, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by voice vote. Read more

November 18
Comments to HUD's New Fair Housing Tool Due Soon
On July 19, 2013, HUD published a proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule that would significantly change standards for compliance with fair housing requirements. The proposal drew a record number of 1,025 comments, and the department has yet to publish a final rule. Read more

November 14
President's Forum: PHADA Meets with Secretary Castro
PHADA's Senior Vice President Nancy Walker (Laurinburg, NC), Executive Director Tim Kaiser and I met with HUD Secretary Julian Castro on Friday, November 7. We felt it was a productive discussion with Mr. Castro and other HUD staff including Acting PIH Assistant Secretary Jemine Bryon. The Secretary listened intently and indicated he wanted to collaborate with us where possible. Read more

Breaking news archives

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 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



Legislative Action Center
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