Memo to Members & Partners is our weekly newsletter. Read by everyone from housing advocates to reporters to members of the Administration and Congressional staff, Memo covers news from Capitol Hill, HUD and the Administration; the latest research on housing and related issues; and major activities of our state coalition partners around the country. Memo is sent by email each week.
Trump Admin Proposes Rule to Evict Undocumented Immigrants from Subsidized Housing, New HTF Allocations, and MoreApril 22, 2019
The Trump administration proposed a rule on April 17 that would prohibit undocumented immigrants from living in subsidized housing. Under the proposed rule, HUD will require expanded use of the…April 22, 2019
HUD issued a joint Notice regarding the installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) detectors in HUD-assisted housing. The Notice reminds owners, managers, and agents of most HUD-assisted housing that they…April 22, 2019
HUD published the long-awaited update to the 1994 interim Section 3 rule on April 4 (see Memo, 4/8). NLIHC prepared a comprehensive preliminary summary and initial analysis of those proposed changes…April 22, 2019
NLIHC, the Public and Assisted Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC), the National Housing Law Project (NHLP), and Regional Housing Legal Services (RHLS) submitted comments on April 11 to HUD…April 22, 2019
HUD published a notice in the Federal Register on April 17, seeking public suggestions on how HUD could use its existing authorities to maximize Opportunity-Zones benefits for residents and their…April 22, 2019
HUD posted national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) allocations for FY19 on April 16. An Excel document shows the FY19 HTF allocation for each state, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories. The Federal Housing…April 22, 2019
Now is the Time to Organize an Event in Your Community: Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action is Less Than Six Weeks Away!
Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action 2019 is taking place from May 30 to June 5, which is only six weeks away! Now is the perfect time to begin planning an event in your community.…April 22, 2019
Congress needs to hear from you! Please contact your senators and representatives and urge them to immediately pass a robust disaster aid package that includes funding for all impacted areas. Despite…April 22, 2019
The Urban Institute released a report, Insult to Injury: Natural Disasters and Residents’ Financial Health, showing natural disasters often widen existing inequalities and harm residents’ financial…April 22, 2019
The following is a review of disaster housing recovery developments since the last edition of Memo to Members and Partners (for the article in the previous Memo, see 4/15). General Resources and…April 22, 2019
An Urban Institute report, Public Housing Work Requirements: Case Study on the Chicago Housing Authority, used Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) administrative data and information from 24 interviews…April 22, 2019