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Community Development and Housing News: July 24, 2023

HUD updates FAQs for the 2022 FSS final rule, issues a PIH notice on Operating Fund Shortfall Funding participation, launches a new SAFMR page online, and seeks input on usability of their programs.

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HUD Updates FSS Final Rule Implementation FAQs

New and updated questions are flagged in the updated version of HUD’s FSS final rule implementation “Frequently Asked Questions” document, posted on the FSS program webpage. Read more


PIH Issues Operating Fund Shortfall Funding Notice

Notice PIH 2023-18 implements a provision in the FFY 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which provides a $25 million set-aside to assist agencies experiencing or at risk of financial shortfalls. The notice provides guidance on eligibility, the applications process, and other requirements for participation in the program. Read more


HUD Launches Small Area Fair Market Rent Webpage

HUD’s new SAFMR page contains videos and other training resources to help agencies adopt SAFMRs. Page content includes an interactive dashboard with data on the tool’s adoption by PHAs and HCV program units associated with SAFMRs nationwide. Read more


HUD Seeks Public Input to Enhance Accessibility and Usability of Programs

HUD has published a request for information asking for input on how the agency can make its programs easier to access and use, including reducing the burden on public housing agencies, local governments, and other recipients and administrators of HUD funding. The commend period is open through August 12th. Read more


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