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HUD to hold briefing on SAFMR proposed rule

Posted by NMA on Jun 22, 2016 1:54:37 PM

SAFMR proposed ruleHUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) today announced that it will be holding a briefing on the recent proposed rule on small area fair market rents (SAFMRs).

The briefing will be webcast Thursday, June 30, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. eastern time (8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Pacific time). HUD will walk through the proposed rule and answer questions. A link to the webcast will be available on the announcement page the day of the event. To register for the webcast, click here.

HUD published the SAFMR proposed rule last week in the Federal Register. Intended to help reduce the number of assisted families that reside in areas of high poverty concentration, the rule would require the use of SAFMRs in certain metropolitan areas if the area meets a specific set of criteria. Among the highlights are the following:

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Topics: FMR, PBV, Proposed Rule

HUD solicits comments for over-income families rule

Posted by NMA on Feb 4, 2016 11:12:28 AM

Yesterday in the Federal Register, HUD published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking concerning “over-income” public housing residents. HUD refers to resident families whose income exceeds current program limits for applicants as over-income families.

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Topics: Over-Income Families, Proposed Rule

FHEO publishes proposed rule on harassment

Posted by BEMuser on Oct 22, 2015 1:29:35 PM

Yesterday in the Federal Register, HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) published a proposed rule titled “Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Environment Harassment and Liability for Discriminatory Housing Practices Under the Fair Housing Act.” The 12-page proposed rule seeks to “formalize standards for use in investigations and adjudications involving alleged harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability.”

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Topics: Fair Housing, Proposed Rule

HUD issues report to Congress on PNA rule

Posted by BEMuser on Oct 13, 2015 10:40:27 AM

PNA ruleThis week on the physical needs assessment (PNA) web page, HUD posted a report to Congress on the status of the PNA proposed rule. This week’s report, dated July 2015, follows HUD’s first PNA progress report issued in 2014. Congress directed HUD to expand upon the 2014 report to implement more detailed requirements for the PNA, specifically to:

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Final Rule, PNA, Proposed Rule

HUD publishes proposed rule on VAWA 2013 implementation

Posted by BEMuser on Apr 2, 2015 10:40:00 AM

Yesterday in the Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule to amend HUD’s regulations to fully implement the requirements of the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

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Topics: Domestic Violence, Proposed Rule, VAWA

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