News Filter
  • 50th Anniversary of Historic Preservation Act
  • ACHP HUD Secretary's Award
  • ACHP Member
  • African American History
  • Announcement
  • Business Meeting
  • Careers
  • Chairman
  • Chairman's Award
  • Community Revitalization
  • Coronavirus
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Economic Benefits
  • Fellowships
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Historic Place
  • Historic Preservation
  • Historic Tax Credits
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Holidays
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Inclusiveness/Diversity
  • Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian Organizations
  • Consultation with Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations
  • Consultation with Indian tribes
  • Indian Tribes
  • Native Hawaiian
  • Indigenous
  • Intern
  • Interns
  • Internships
  • Irish American Heritage Month
  • Legislative Policy
  • Memorandum of Understanding
  • National Historic Preservation Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • News article
  • News Item
  • Partnership
  • Photo Contest
  • Podcast
  • Press Release
  • Railroad
  • Section 106
  • Section 106 Success Stories
  • Staff
  • Strategic Plan
  • Telecommunications
  • Termination
  • Touching History
  • Traditional Trades Training
  • Training
  • Volunteer
  • Women's History
  • Women's History Month
  • Youth
  • Reset

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation granted the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) its request to extend the time period when it can use the emergency provisions of Section 106 for the review of projects that are a direct response to emergency and disaster declarations on the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Unless extended, such emergency provisions are applicable only within 30 days of an emergency or disaster declaration. This extension adds six weeks to that period.


The ACHP knows history learning can happen anywhere. During this new reality of schooling from home, the ACHP wants to offer history resources that will surely educate and entertain as students and parents continue to work from home.

Here are some suggested lesson plans and interesting content to keep kids engaged with history and historic preservation. Please feel free to add to the conversation with your own history, civics, and social studies learning ideas on our Facebook pages: and


WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint Florida architect Rick Gonzalez to be an Expert Member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). The White House made the announcement yesterday.  

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation staff is currently in telework status.

For complete information about ACHP operations, please go to the COVID-19 and ACHP Operations web page.


Letter sent to Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer

Letter sent to House Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy

WASHINGTON, DC – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today unanimously passed a resolution in support of the Great American Outdoors Act. President Donald J. Trump last week asked for this bill from Congress that would fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and address the long-term maintenance backlog in National Parks.