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2019 Annual Convention & Exhibition

Held at the Marriott Harbor Beach in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, the 2019 Annual Convention & Exhibition is scheduled for June 2–5, 2019. Read More

PHADA Celebrates 40 Years of Helping House America

During the Opening Session at this year's Commissioners' Conference in Miami, Past President Dave Madden shared highlights of the Association's accomplishments since its founding in 1979. Read More

Trustee Election Notice to All Members

Pursuant to Article XI Section 1 of the PHADA Bylaws, a Nominating Committee selected the following Officer and Trustee candidates for terms that commence in June of this year. Read More

ADVOCATE – April 3, 2019

President’s Budget Would Slash and Eliminate HUD Programs

The President’s FY 20 Budget, A Budget for A Better America, was released on March 11. The Public Housing budget is hit hard with a $4.6 billion reduction, which is more than 60 percent of the FY 19 enacted budget. The Operating Fund, with a proposed budget of $2.863 billion, is $1.79 billion (nearly 40 percent) lower than the FY 19 enacted level of $4.653 billion. PHADA, CLPHA, and NAHRO have put forth a joint industry needs statement that estimates a $5.4 billion budget for the Operating Fund.





FY 20 Public Housing and Section 8 Program Funding Needs

The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the Public Housing Authori...



HUD Announces MTW Cohorts 1 and 2 Webinars

Next week the MTW Office will host two webinars on the MTW expansion. The first will be on March 26...



HUD NEWS: HUD Issues Second Invitation for Public Housing Agencies to Join Moving to Work Demonstration Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is inviting a second round ...

Current Issues

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2019 PHADA Scholarship Program

PHADA is now accepting applications for the 2019 Scholarship Program. Deadline is January 25, 2019.



Member Spotlight

Cambridge Housing Authority

This past October, Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) gathered with its partners, employees, residents and neighbors to celebrate the completion of the $170 million renovation at five properties as part of its Phase 1 Public Housing Preservation Program. The CHA has been able to fund these improvements by converting its public housing to project-based assistance under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD).