Community Development and Housing News: October 24, 2022
HUD releases updated FSS FAQ and EHV fact sheet and Tucson, AZ passes a new source-of-income ordinance to protect voucher users.
HUD Updates FSS Final Rule Implementation FAQs
New questions and responses have been added to HUD’s FSS Final Rule Implementation Frequently Asked Questions, available on their FSS webpage. The added questions and responses are marked as “New". See FSS page
HUD Marks Important New Milestone in American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Voucher Program
It’s official: 50 percent of the total number of EHVs provided through the American Rescue Plan have been leased up. HUD has released a fact sheet including more data on EHV use. Read article
Tucson, Arizona Passes New Source-of-Income OrdinanceTucson City Council recently passed an ordinance making it unlawful for property managers to reject a rental application based on the applicant’s source of income, including housing assistance such as the HCV program. The ordinance is part of a broader plan in the city to reduce the barriers encountered by housing choice voucher users seeking homes to rent. NLIHC reports on the policy. Read article