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Breaking News

December 19
PHADA Writes to Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA) on Funding the National Housing Trust Fund
PHADA’s 1,900 members welcome your vigorous response to the announcement of FHFA Director Mel Watt to begin funding the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF) with GSE proceeds in FY2015. We agree with your statement that “this dedicated funding source is even more crucial given the continued attacks on the public housing and voucher programs that have taken place in recent years.” Read more

December 19
Public Housing Operating Fund Submission Forms Experience Challenges
PHADA is aware that some housing authorities (HAs) have been experiencing technical difficulties with the required Operating Fund submission forms. Staff has made HUD aware of these issues and the Department is currently making efforts to address them. Read more

December 17
newsRead More About It... Get Detailed Information on the Recently Passed "CRomnibus"
PHADA's recent Advocate article titled, Agreement Reached on FY2015 THUD Spending - "CRomnibus" Delivers Flat Funding (12/24/14) provides an overview of the FY 2015 spending bill, but here are two articles that provide more details about the Section 8 tenant-based voucher program provisions in the bill and a look at provisions that were not enacted in the final bill. Read more

December 16
Industry Leaders Submit Comments to the Proposed Demolition/Disposition Rule
PHADA, CLPHA, NAHRO and Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC submitted joint comments to the proposed rule on December 15, 2014. The proposed rule would revise existing regulations governing the demolition and disposition of public housing. While the proposed rule does make a couple of important improvements, the groups have a number of significant concerns. 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 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



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