The PAHRA Legislative Committee spearheads matters concerning
legislative, regulatory and funding issues, advising the PAHRA
President and Board of Directors.
PAHRA works closely with the National Association of Housing and
Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) as well as the Public Housing
Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) on federal legislative
PAHRA members travel to Washington D.C. during the month of
March to meet with Congressional Representatives from
Pennsylvania. This meeting is coordinated through the PAHRA
Executive Director and all PAHRA Members are invited to attend
and participate in the meetings.
PAHRA also monitors Commonwealth of Pennsylvania legislative,
regulatory and funding issues and maintains contact with the
Pennsylvania State House and Senate Urban Affairs Committee
members and staff.
Legislative Up-Dates outlining activities in Washington, D.C.
and in Harrisburg are e-mailed to PAHRA Members on an as needed
Members of PAHRA with legislative/funding questions or concerns
should contact the Co- Chairs of the Legislative Committee, Tom
Harkless (724-434-2114) or Raymond Bender (717-274-1401).
PAHRA's Executive Director, Julie Kascal, also assists the PAHRA
Legislative Committee. She can be reached at 877-634-0808.