Community Development and Housing News: June 26, 2023
HUD issues guidance on housing those experiencing homelessness, publishes the final NSPIRE standards, and proposes changes to FMR calculation.
PIH Issues Guidance on Housing Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Notice PIH 2023-13 provides PHAs with strategies for expanding housing opportunities for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. The notice supersedes PIH 2013-15 and includes updated guidance on waitlist management, screening policies, termination policies, and pairing project-based vouchers with Continuum of Care supportive services. Read notice
HUD Publishes Final NSPIRE Standards Notice
HUD has published in the Federal Register the official NSPIRE inspection standards notice, which serves as a complementary document to the NSPIRE final rule published in May. The final standards notice is one of three core subordinate publications to NSPIRE; the two remaining notices for scoring and administration are intended for publication this summer. Read standards
HUD Proposes Changes to FMRs Calculation Methodology
Per a notice published in the Federal Register, HUD is proposing two changes to the methods used to calculate fair market rents (FMRs). The first would be a change in the definition of “recent mover,” and the second would retain and expand the use of rent inflation factors calculated by private sector sources. Comments are due by July 24, 2023. Read article