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Breaking News

July 19
House Appropriations Committee Marks Up FY 2018 HUD Spending Bill
July 19 – The House Appropriations Committee marked-up the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) FY 2018 spending bill on July 17. A copy of the bill (HUD programs begin on page 71) is available: here, and the committee’s accompanying report (HUD programs begin on page 68) may be accessed: here. As expected, the measure provides grossly insufficient funding for public and assisted housing programs, although it is clearly preferable to the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for the new fiscal year. Read more

July 11
House to Mark Up FY 2018 HUD Spending Bill
July 11 – The House of Representatives T-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee released a draft version of a FY 2018 spending bill today. The bill is scheduled to be marked up this evening during a subcommittee meeting. A copy of the bill language (HUD programs begin on page 71) is available here, and a subcommittee explanation may be accessed here. As expected, the measure provides grossly insufficient funding for public and assisted housing programs, although it is clearly preferable to the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for the new fiscal year, which starts October 1. Read more

July 11
Webinar: Comprehensive Tobacco Cessation in Public Housing – Thursday, July 20, at 1:00pm EDT
The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC), in collaboration with the CDC Tips From Former Smokers™ Campaign, the National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH), and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) are pleased to invite you to this free webinar, “Comprehensive Tobacco Cessation in Public Housing Community Health Centers : Beyond Policy Adoption and Implementation” on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 1:00pm EDT (90 minutes). Read more

July 7
NLIHC Press Release: Advocates Plan Day of Action on July 29 to Call for Greater Federal Investments in Affordable Homes and Community Development
Washington, DC – The Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) and other state, local, and national leaders call on advocates, elected officials, and concerned citizens to participate in the Our Homes, Our Voices day of action on July 29 to bring more attention to America’s affordable housing crisis. Coordinated activities will be held in cities across the nation to call for a greater investment in affordable homes and community development. Read more


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Issues and PHADA Resources

The 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.


Proposals to Force Consolidations of Local HAs

There Are Better Solutions to Further Address Voucher Program Goals
PHADA is providing information regarding misplaced arguments in favor of forced consolidation of local HAs as well as better solutions to further address voucher program goals.


PHADA’s HUD Section 8 Admin Fee Study Resource Page

Access the latest on PHADA’s coverage for HUD’s Admin Fee study
PHADA will be submitting official comments to that effect and posting them to this page in order to keep our members up-to-date on the latest developments.


SHARP Toolkit

SHARP ToolkitSmall PHA Reform Toolkit
Get the latest information on Small PHA Reform.

H.R. 4816 (Palazzo bill)
Download a PDF of the House SHARP (Palazzo) bill.

SHARP Publication
Download the PDF information booklet (4 pages) that outlines how SHARP can help small agencies with smart streamlining.

VIDEO: Rep. Palazzo (R-MS) Introducing The Small Public Housing Agency Opportunity Act of 2016 (H.R. 4816)
Watch the webcast of bipartisan legislation addressing the administrative burdens facing small and rural housing authorities across the country.



HUD Budget

FY 2018 Proposed HUD Budget
“America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again”

FY 2018 Public Housing and Section 8 Program Funding Needs

FY 2017 Proposed HUD Budget
Get the latest information on the FY '17 budget.

FY 2017 Public Housing and Section 8 Program Funding Needs


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

Industry Group's Proposal to Address Budget Crisis

Preserving Public Housing
(PDF download)

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





PHADA's Position Papers


PHADA's Issue Briefs




Legislative Action Center
Get in touch with elected officials, including the president, members of Congress, governors, state legislators, and more. The media section helps you find and contact national and local media.

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