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Community Development and Housing News: February 14, 2022

Posted by NMA on Feb 14, 2022 9:06:00 AM

HUD announces the return of PHAS scoring, releases the 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1, clarifies that it will enforce carbon monoxide detector requirements, and more.

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Return of Public Housing Assessment Systems (PHAS)

In Notice PIH 2022-02, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing advises public housing agencies that PHAS scoring will resume starting with the March 31, 2022, fiscal year end cohort. The notice also includes a temporary adjustment to the standard under the Management Assessment Subsystem indicator for the Tenant Accounts Receivable sub-indicator. Read article


HUD Releases 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report

Part 1 of HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report contains data on people experiencing sheltered homelessness in 2021. A decline in numbers from 2020 suggests that COVID-19 relief efforts positively affected vulnerable communities, allowing them to keep their housing during the pandemic and beyond. Read article


HUD Will Enforce Carbon Monoxide Alarm/Detector Installation in HUD-Assisted Housing

HUD-assisted properties must install carbon monoxide alarms or detectors by December 27, 2022, and HUD will enforce this requirement, as clarified in a joint notice from HUD’s Office of Housing, Office of Lead Hazard Control, and Office of Public and Indian Housing. This applies to owners and operates of public housing, housing choice voucher, project-based voucher, and project-based rental assistance programs, and of sections 202 and 811 supportive housing for the elderly and people with disabilities. Read article

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Topics: PHAS, PIH notices, Industry News

HUD's Interim Final Rule Explained

Posted by NMA on Oct 18, 2021 10:50:35 AM

Oct 18, 2021

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Topics: Final Rule, Financial Management, PBRA, PHAS, Industry News, Multifamily, Emergency Rental Assistance

Community Development and Housing News: October 11, 2021

Posted by NMA on Oct 11, 2021 11:37:46 AM

HUD requires the delivery of information about federal emergency rental assistance before evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent in HUD-subsidized properties, releases new resources and training for PHAs on a variety of topics, and more.

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HUD Issues Rule Protecting Tenants Facing Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent in HUD-Assisted Properties

An interim final rule published in the Federal Register on October 4 prohibits the eviction of tenants for nonpayment of rent from HUD-subsidized properties and certain PBRA properties without providing a 30-day notice that includes information about available federal emergency rental assistance. Read article


New Public Housing Resources and Training Available

New resources and training are available on the HUD Exchange to support PHAs and their partners in developing and administering their public housing and voucher programs. These include the “Minimum Rent and Hardship Exemption Policy” video; video interviews with residents and staff about Mainstream vouchers; the “Introduction to Child Welfare” webinar recording; a five-part webinar on improving performance on your PHAS; the “PHA Asset Repositioning Post-Closing How-To” video; and a webinar series on financial management and best practices for HCV. Read article


HUD Extends NSPIRE Physical Inspection Pilot to 2023

In a Federal Register notice on September 28, HUD announced the extension of NSPIRE to April 30, 2023. The purpose of the NSPIRE pilot is to change the 20-year-old REAC physical inspection system to better reflect the condition of privately owned, HUD-subsidized housing. Read article


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Topics: CDBG, Final Rule, Financial Management, PBRA, PHAS, Industry News, Multifamily, NSPIRE, Emergency Rental Assistance

NMA's online PHM certification now revised and updated for 2015!

Posted by BEMuser on Apr 24, 2015 10:02:25 AM

Did you know you can receive an official PHM certification without leaving your desk? Nan McKay and Associates and HTVN are now offering our Public Housing Management (PHM) certification online.

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Topics: Capital Fund, Eligibility, Fair Housing, Final Rule, Flat Rent, HTVN, IACET, Occupancy, Online Learning, PHAS, Public Housing Management, Rent Calculation, VAWA

NMA's PHAS Master Book has shipped!

Posted by BEMuser on Mar 19, 2015 4:02:56 PM

The latest version of the NMA Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) Master Book has shipped, and subscribers to our annual revision service can expect to receive it this week or next. If you have any questions about your subscription, please contact Laurie Durrett in our accounting department and she'll be happy to assist you.

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Topics: Books and Revision Services, Capital Fund, PHAS

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