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New Provisions of the Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities (FSHO) Act Amendments

Posted by NMA on Feb 3, 2022 9:17:33 AM

Young man writing at deskOn January 24, HUD published a notice in the Federal Register implementing and providing guidance on the provisions of the Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities (FSHO) Act amendments. Changes were made to the assistance provided to eligible youth under the Family Unification Program (FUP), including those who received vouchers through the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) initiative.


As part of this notice, two major changes were made to the PBV program, effective back to December 27, 2020:

  • FUP Youth (FUPY) and FYI vouchers that the PHA project-bases are counted as part of the 10% exception authority to the 20% program cap.
  • The excepted units requirement for the PBV program has been amended to include units that house eligible youth receiving FUPY/FYI assistance.

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Topics: Foster Children, HOTMA, PBV, FSHO

HUD publishes 2019 FMRs

Posted by Annie Stevenson on Sep 5, 2018 3:35:33 PM

In a notice published Friday in the Federal Register, HUD announced that it has published fair market rents (FMRs) for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2019 (October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019). As explained in the notice:

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Topics: Flat Rent, FMR, HOTMA, SAFMR

What to know about HOTMA's new income limits

Posted by Samantha Sowards on Aug 7, 2018 1:00:00 PM

On July 26, 2018, HUD published Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016: Final Implementation of Public Housing Income Limits in the Federal Register, which placed an income limitation on public housing tenancy. The rule requires that after a family’s income has exceeded 120 percent of area median income (AMI), or a different limitation established by the Secretary based on local housing costs, for two consecutive years, the PHA must either:

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Topics: Books and Revision Services, HOTMA, Income Limits, Over-Income Families, PIH notices

HUD Issues Guidance on New PH Income Limit

Posted by Annie Stevenson on Jul 26, 2018 12:14:24 PM

Today in the Federal Register, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) published a notice titled “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016: Final Implementation of Public Housing Income Limit.” The 5-page notice’s “applicable date” is September 24, 2018.

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Topics: Books and Revision Services, HOTMA, Income Limits, Over-Income Families, PIH notices

Model policy revisions now available online

Posted by NMA on Jul 23, 2018 9:22:10 AM

Our writing team has been working hard to make our policy updates available immediately, so our revision services customers don't have to wait to receive a CD with updates in the mail. (And a lot of our customers don't even have CD drives anymore to access the files with!)

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Topics: Books and Revision Services, EIV, FMR, HOTMA, Rent Reasonableness, Streamlining, Lead-Based Paint, Product Updates

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