Guidance from HUD and the Treasury on HCV budgeting, Section 3, commitment letters for prospective renters, and more.
HUD Letter on 2022 HCV Program Renewal AwardsIn a letter to PHA executive directors on January 18, HUD provided important information and guidance about planning 2022 budgets for the Housing Choice Voucher program. Read article
HUD Publishes Section 3 Guidebook
This new resource is intended to help HUD grant recipients, subrecipients, contractors, and Section 3 business that manage or implement the Section 3 provisions. In addition to the latest tools and resources for applying these provisions to HUD-funded projects and activities, the guidebook includes information on implementing the requirements of the Section 3 final rule that went into effect November 30, 2020. Read article
HUD Publishes Notice to Extend Length of Housing Support to Foster Youth
In a notice in the Federal Register, HUD implements and provides guidance on the provisions of the Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities (FSHO) amendments to the Family Unification Program. Under FSHO, former foster youth may receive up to 60 months of voucher assistance. Eligible youth include those participating in family self-sufficiency programs, and those in specific situations precluding their participation in such programs. HUD seeks public comment on certain provisions. Read article