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Community Development and Housing News: August 22, 2023

HUD publishes 2023 admin fee guidance, posts a list of discretionary HOTMA policies, requests ROIs for VASH vouchers, launches workshops to help PHAs better serve veterans, and approves a modification to the HCV program in the Los Angeles area.

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PIH Publishes 2023 Admin Fee Guidance

A guidance document published in the Federal Register last week announces the monthly per unit fee rates to determine admin fees for PHAs administering Section 8 voucher programs. Read more


HUD Posts List of Discretionary HOTMA Policies

This list of discretionary policies for public housing and the HCV program needed to implement Sections 102 and 104 of HOTMA is posted on HUD’s HOTMA Resources webpage. The 18-page chart includes information on the asset limitations, self-certifications, hardship exemptions, and much more. Read more


HUD Requests Registrations of Interest for VASH Vouchers

Notice PIH 2023-22 announces the availability of about $73 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, anticipated to fund about 7,500 new HUD-VASH vouchers. The deadline for PHAs to submit a registration of interest (ROI) is September 15, 2023. Read more


HUD and VA Launch “Boot Camps” to Accelerate Homeless Veterans’ Path to Permanent Housing and Support Services

The HUD-VASH “Boot Camps” are a series of workshops to help PHAs and Veteran Affairs Medical Centers improve their processes and more quickly transition veterans from homelessness to permanent housing with wraparound supportive services. Read more


HUD Approves Changes to Housing Choice Voucher Program to Accelerate Homelessness Solutions in Los Angeles

HUD has approved requests by two Los Angeles, CA housing authorities to modify HCV program admissions requirements to expedite their efforts to help unhoused people. The waiver will allow the two housing authorities to issue housing vouchers to people currently without homes and then verify their income within 60 days. Read more

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