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Community Development and Housing News: October 10, 2022

HUD issues PIH Notices on funding for mainstream vouchers and regulatory waivers for HCV, releases the latest issue of Evidence Matters, extends the FSS NOFA deadline for applicants affected by disasters, and selects 18 PHAs for the new asset building MTW Demonstration cohort.

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PIH Issues Notice on Extension of Certain Regulatory Waivers and Streamlined Review Process

Notice PIH 2022-30 provides for the extension of currently approved regulatory waivers for two purposes: increasing the payment standard during the HAP contract term, and new payment standard amounts through December 31, 2023. The specific regulatory waivers included relate to assisting PHAs in responding to ongoing fluctuations and disruptions in the rental market by providing more flexibility with establishing and applying payment standards. Read notice


PIH Issues Notice on Increased Funding for New Mainstream Vouchers

With Notice PIH 2022-31, HUD has increased the total amount of funding available for new Mainstream vouchers from $40 million to $48 million. No new applications for Mainstream vouchers are being received through the notice. Read notice


Evidence Matters: Climate and Housing (Summer 2022)

HUD’s Office of PD&R has published the Summer 2022 issue of Evidence Matters, their quarterly publication on research relevant to HUD policymaking. This issue’s theme is climate change and housing. Read article


HUD Extends FSS NOFA Deadline for Presidentially Declared Emergencies and Disaster Areas

The updated deadline is October 21 for applicants located in presidentially declared emergencies and disaster areas; such areas are listed at the following link. Read announcement


HUD Selects Eighteen Public Housing Authorities for New Asset Building Moving to Work Demonstration Cohort

Through MTW’s opportunity for increased flexibility, the new cohort will create environments in which low-income renters can improve their credit scores, access bank accounts, and save money. Read article


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