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Citizens' Housing and Planning Association: News


House Ways and Means Committee Releases Supplemental Budget for Emergency Assistance and HomeBase - November 1, 2011

The legislation provides $21 million for Emergency Assistance and $18 million for HomeBase.  It prevents eligibility changes to Emergency Assistance through regulatory or policy changes and prohibits access to HomeBase rental assistance for families that apply after Oct. 28th.   


Mark Zandi Releases Analysis of New HARP Changes by Obama Administration - October 31, 2011

Click here to download Mark Zandi's special report, "Improved HARP Will Expand Refinancing, Boost Recovery."

Corporation for Supportive Housing and HEARTH Release Policy Paper on Ending Elder Homelessness - October 31, 2011

Please click here to download the policy paper, "Ending Homelessness among Older Adults and Elders through Permanent Supportive Housing."

CHAPA Releases 2011 Massachusetts Housing Trends - October 26, 2011

Please click here to download CHAPA's summary of 2011 housing trends in Massachusetts.

DHCD Announces Rental Housing Funding Awards - October 17, 2011

Please click here for a list of the awards and here for a description of the developments.