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Community Development and Housing News: October 30, 2023

HUD issues notice on EHVs, requires SAFMR use for new metropolitan areas, and announces funds for ROSS.

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PIH Issues Notice on Revocation and Reallocation of EHVs

Notice PIH 2023-31 explains the process for a second revocation and reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher awards, updating the award allocation formula in Notice PIH 2021-15. Read more


HUD Publishes List of New Metropolitan Areas Required to Use SAFMRs

A notice published in the Federal Register requires an additional 41 metropolitan areas to use SAFMRs under HUD’s 2016 SAFMR final rule to calculate rental assistance. The implementation date is October 1, 2024; PHAs have until January 1, 2025 to have their payment standards aligned. Read more


HUD Announces $40 Million to Hire New and Maintain Existing Service Coordinators

$40 million in funding is available through the ROSS Service Coordinator Program for hiring staff to assess the needs of public housing residents, provide case management, and coordinate community resources to meet their needs. Read more


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