Meet Terry Provance, Senior Associate with Nan McKay, who recently helped Dothan Housing Authority in Alabama complete a brand new Administrative Plan.
HUD posted an updated version of the HCV Two-Year Projection Tool, HUD Multifamily announced the third notice of CARES Act Supplemental Operating Funds, and HUD removed onerous restrictions that limited Puerto Rico's access to Disaster Relief Funds.
HUD posted an updated version of the HCV Two-Year Projection Tool
The Two-Year Tool (TYT) helps analyze a PHA's utilization situation so agencies are more informed to optimize over a multi-year period. Read more
HUD Multifamily announced the third notice of CARES Act Supplemental Operating Funds for Section 8, Section 202, and Section 811
On April 13, 2021, HUD's Office of Multifamily Housing Programs posted Notice H 2021-01 which announced the continued availability of “COVID-19 Supplemental Payments” (CSP) for Section 8, Section 202, and Section 811 properties. Read more
HUD removed onerous restrictions that impacted Puerto Rico's access to Disaster Relief Funds
On April 19, 2021, HUD announced the obligation of $8.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds for Puerto Rico along with the removal of onerous restrictions that limited access to CDBG-DR recovery funds. Read more
HUD released FY21 Income Limits, RAD office issued brief Section 3 guidance for PHAs converting Public Housing under RAD, and HUD allocated nearly $700 million through Housing Trust Fund for affordable housing.
HUD released FY21 Income Limits
Used to determine eligibility for assisted housing programs including public housing, Section 8 project-based rental assistance, Housing Choice Vouchers, and other special-needs housing programs, this query tool allows users to obtain the income limits for their area. Read more
HUD’s RAD office issued brief Section 3 guidance for PHAs converting Public Housing under RAD
The two-page document provides guidance on how the new Section 3 regulations apply to RAD conversions of public housing to Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) or Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA). The new final Section 3 rule and how it applies in RAD conversions will be provided by HUD on April 20, 2021. Read more
HUD allocated nearly $700 million through Housing Trust Fund for affordable housing
The funds will produce more affordable housing for extremely low- and very low-income households, including families experiencing homelessness. This year’s allocation increased from last year's allocation by around $365 million. Read more
HUD released the 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1, The U.S. Department of the Treasury released a revised Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) FAQ document, HUD Exchange posted 6 HOME Reports, and more.
HUD released the 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1
Key findings include a 2.2% rise from 2019 in people experiencing homelessness on a single night, veteran homelessness did not decrease in 2020, youth homelessness saw a 2.2% decrease from 2019, African Americans and indigenous people (including Native Americans and Pacific Islanders) were considerably overrepresented among the homeless population, and 23% of all people experiencing homelessness were Hispanic or Latino. Read more
The U.S. Department of the Treasury released a revised Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) FAQ document
HUD Exchange posted six HOME Reports
The reports include Post 2011 HOME Activities Reports, Post 2011 HOME Homebuyer Activities Report, HOME PJs Open Activities Reports, HOME PJs Vacant Units Reports, HOME Grant Specific Commitment and Disbursement Summary Report, and HOME Deadline Compliance Status Reports. Additional reports are available on the HOME Program Page. Read more
HUD awarded more than $652 million to Native American communities, Marcia Fudge was sworn in as Secretary of HUD, data on housing credit tenant characteristics was published on March 2.
HUD awarded more than $652 million to Native American communities to support the development and operation of low-income housing
More than 600 tribes and villages received funding for affordable housing activities, such as housing development, crime prevention and safety, and housing services to eligible families and individuals. Read more
Marcia Fudge was sworn in as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
On Wednesday, March 10, Marcia Fudge was officially sworn in as secretary. In a video remark, Fudge stated, "I am proud to join a group of public servants who work with compassion and determination to change the lives of those in need. And I can’t wait to get started." Read more
HUD published data on housing credit tenant characteristics
The document covers demographic data on tenants living in Housing Credit properties and is collected annually from state Housing Credit allocating agencies. The data includes details on tenant race, ethnicity, family composition, age, income, use of rental assistance, disability status, and monthly rent burden. Read more