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Community Development and Housing News: February 6, 2023

HUD releases the new HOTMA Final Rule, publishes a notice on the NSPIRE demonstration, posts a diagram illustrating the Fair Housing complaint process for housing providers, and announces new VAWA resources for domestic violence survivors and housing providers.

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HUD Releases HOTMA Final Rule

HUD has released a prepublication copy of the final rule implementing Sections 102, 103, and 104 of the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA). Extensive changes made in these sections will particularly affect income calculation and reviews in the HCV, PBV, public housing, and Multifamily programs. Read article

More on this topic: NMA is offering a Housing Help Session on the HOTMA Final Rule on Friday, February 17. Register now


HUD Publishes Notice Modifying NSPIRE Demonstration

In a recent Federal Register notice, HUD announced new dates associated with the demonstration to assess the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate and Associated Protocols (NSPIRE). Read article

More on this topic: NMA is offering a free Housing Help Session on NSPIRE in March. Register now


HUD Posts Interactive Diagram on Fair Housing Complaint Process

HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity has posted a six-page resource to help housing providers understand their obligations in a Fair Housing Act investigation. Read article


HUD Announces New Resources for Advancing Housing Protections for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking 

Resources include a new VAWA website, a notice laying out HUD’s enforcement authority under VAWA, and additional funding to provide VAWA training and technical assistance to HUD grantees and stakeholders. The website provides information for both survivors and housing providers. Read article


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