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February 27
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PHADA's Written the Deregulation Comments

The Department hopes its proposed rule, issued on January 6, 2015, will streamline requirements of various rental assistance programs, reduce administrative burdens and align requirements across programs. The proposed rule offers some provisions that reduce administrative and regulatory burdens on agencies, as well as initiates a few alignment measures across programs. However, a great deal of legislative, regulatory and administrative reforms are still needed in order to be proportionate to current and past funding cuts and prorations in rental assistance programs. Read more

February 26
HUD Revises PIH Notice 2012-32 on the Rental Assistance Demonstration Final Implementation
HUD reissued and revised PIH notice 2012-32 providing program instructions for the Rental Assistance Demonstration, including eligibility and selection criteria.

February 26
PHADA/NAHRO FY 2016 Budget Request
The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) and the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) are pleased to release the following joint funding recommendations for Public and Indian Housing programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These programs provide resources essential to ensuring that vulnerable seniors, families, veterans, and people with disabilities across the country have access to decent, safe, and sanitary affordable housing to help stabilize and improve the quality of their lives. Read more

February 25
Bollinger Foundation Seeks Nominations for Scholarship Grants - Deadline May 15
The Bollinger Foundation, a unique foundation created to provide financial assistance to families of economic development, community development, and public housing workers is seeking nominations for this year’s awards. The grants will be awarded in June. Specifically, assistance is available to families who have lost a parent or guardian where the deceased or surviving parent or guardian worked in the field of public housing, community development, or economic development. Read more

February 24
How to Successfully Adopt a Smoke-Free Policy in Public and Multifamily Housing
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 2:00 3:00 p.m. EST
By joining this webinar, you will have an opportunity to:
Gain insight from experienced Public Housing executives who have successfully implemented a smoke-free housing policy
Advance your understanding of the steps involved in a typical implementation process for a smoke-free housing policy, and increase your awareness of effective strategies to get you started
Enhance your knowledge about the true benefits of working with a community partner who has helped housing providers in establishing successful smoke-free policies
Register today, space is limited! 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 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



Legislative Action Center
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