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Mass NAHRO Conference

by MUPHT at Mass NAHRO Conference

Joint Committee on Housing passes H.4981 (Housing Authority Tenant Board Member in towns)

Attached is the final power point that Jack and Annette presented at the MassNAHRO conference on Tuesday December 4 about how LHAs can “encourage and assist” residents in forming LTO’s and where the line is in terms of what they should not do. The slide show was based on a feedback from residents who participated on Public Housing Training program zoom calls

PPTX: MassNAHRO.pptx

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FY2019 Budget Priorities

by MUPHT at CHAPA, Citizens Housing & Planning Association

Citizens Housing & Planning Association (CHAPA) has released their FY2019 budget priorities for the coming year.

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How Congressman Dennis Ross plans to raise rent on HUD assisted homes

by MUPHT at HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

A bill from Congressman Dennis Ross would allow large rent increases for low-income people assisted through the Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing programs and properties converted by public housing agencies to Project-Based Rental Assistance, including working families, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

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NAR-SAAH announces the 2018 National Resident Leaders Conference

by MUPHT at NAR-SAAH, National Resident Leaders Conference

NAR-SAAH is pleased to announce the 2018 National Resident Services and Resident Leaders Conference.

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The Massachusetts Union of Public Housing Tenants (MUPHT) Chairman laid to rest

by MUPHT at MUPHT

“It is with great sorrow that we mourn the loss of a true hero for all of Public Housing, and a great friend of all who knew him”, said Jack Cooper, executive director of The Massachusetts Union of Public Housing Tenants (MUPHT).

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Secretary Ben Carson proposes far-reaching changes to federal housing subsidies

by MUPHT at HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson proposed far-reaching changes to federal housing subsidies Wednesday, tripling rent for the poorest households and making it easier for housing authorities to impose work requirements.

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