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Community development and housing news: March 1, 2021

Posted by NMA on Mar 1, 2021 1:14:12 PM

U.S. Department of the Treasury posts FAQs for Emergency Rental Assistance Program, HUD Exchange offers Moving On webinar series, HUD awards $2.7 billion to public housing authorities to modernize housing, and more.

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U.S. Department of the Treasury posted FAQs regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

On February 22, The Treasury posted a revised version of its Emergency Rental Assistance FAQ. The eight-page document provides guidance on the requirements of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Read more

 

Moving On Webinar Series

This webinar series introduces resources for implementing Moving On strategies and programs to help permanent supportive housing (PSH) tenants who wish to move on but still require rental assistance to maintain their housing. Read more

 

HUD awarded $2.7 billion to public housing authorities to modernize housing for families and seniors

The grants are provided through HUD's Capital Fund Program. Housing authorities can use the funds to complete large-scale improvements to build, renovate, and/or modernize the public housing in their area. Read more

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Topics: Fair Housing, Industry News, Housing Choice Voucher

Community development and housing news: February 16, 2021

Posted by NMA on Feb 16, 2021 7:45:00 AM

HUD renews funding for thousands of local homeless programs, the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) issued a memorandum to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, and more.

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HUD renewed funding for thousands of local homeless programs

On Friday, January 29, HUD awarded $2.5 billion in Continuum of Care (CoC) grants to more than 6,500 community-based housing and service providers. The funding renews grants for existing programs and the process will be dramatically streamlined due to the pandemic. Read more

 

HUD will enforce Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity

HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) issued a memorandum that will implement the policy set forth in Biden's Executive Order 13988 on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual OrientationRead more

 

Public Housing Repositioning webinar series

HUD's Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) is hosting two webinars on February 17 and March 17 about common issues in the repositioning process. PHAs looking to develop and execute a repositioning strategy should consider attending. Read more

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Topics: Fair Housing, Industry News, Housing Choice Voucher

Community development and housing news: February 2, 2021

Posted by NMA on Feb 2, 2021 7:45:00 AM

HUD announced extended eviction and foreclosure moratoriums, Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Op-Fund Grant Processing Notice added, HUD awarded $4.4 million for carbon monoxide detectors in public housing, and more.

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Acting Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary announced extended eviction and foreclosure moratoriums

On January 21, 2021, acting HUD Secretary Matthew E. Ammon stated the department implemented President Biden's request through March 31, 2021. Read more

 

Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Op-Fund Grant Processing Notice added to HUD website

The notice was added on January 15, 2021, to HUD's Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Operating Fund Grant Processing page which contains information for PHAs and field offices. Read more

 

HUD awarded $4.4 million for carbon monoxide detectors in public housing

On January 19, 2021, 58 public housing agencies were awarded the funds under the Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program to purchase and install carbon monoxide detectors in public housing units where they are necessary. Read more

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Topics: Fair Housing, Industry News, Housing Choice Voucher

New ERAP division of NMA promises solutions

Posted by NMA on Jan 29, 2021 8:30:00 AM

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps households who have lost income due to COVID-19 receive funding and stay in their homes. It's a big help for renters — but for state and local governments, it can be challenging to disburse these funds.

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Community development and housing news: January 19, 2021

Posted by NMA on Jan 19, 2021 7:45:00 AM

CDC updates eviction moratorium FAQs for HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing, HUD announces $10 million in capacity building grants for rural America, PIH informs public housing agencies of extended CDC eviction moratorium, and more.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updates eviction moratorium FAQs for HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing

The newest version, published on January 8, provides updates to three FAQs dealing with applicability and the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Read more

 

HUD announces $10 million in capacity building grants for rural America

These grants will help five national non-profit organizations create affordable housing and stimulate community development for low-income families and individuals in rural areas. Read more

 

PIH informs public housing agency directors of extended CDC eviction moratorium

The notice states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the eviction moratorium to January 31, 2021. Tenants must sign a declaration that is attached to the CDC Order to receive this eviction protection. Read more

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Topics: Fair Housing, Industry News, Housing Choice Voucher

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