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Community Development and Housing News: March 14, 2022

Posted by NMA on Mar 14, 2022 8:30:00 AM

HUD extends expedited regulatory waiver deadline, announces voucher management system updates, posts a new EHV guide, and more.

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PIH Extends Deadline to Apply for Expedited Regulatory Waivers

Notice PIH PIH 2022-04 extends the deadline to apply for an expedited waiver to April 1, 2022. While no additional extensions will be issued (according to the document), PHAs may continue to request regulatory waivers after the deadline; they will simply not be subject to the expedited process. Read notice

 

HUD Announces VMS Updates

HUD’s Financial Management Center recently advised PHA directors of upcoming changes to fields in the Voucher Management System (VMS). The updates, to be released March 25, 2022, will revise the names of existing fields, and add and delete others. Field changes are reflected in the updated VMS User Manual Quick Reference sent with the email. Read updated manual

 

HUD Posts EHV How-To Guide for PHAs

A new resource from HUD provides an overview of emergency housing voucher (EHV) operating requirements, outline considerations for EHV program design at PHAs, and best practices for program implementation. Read guide

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Topics: PIH notices, RAD, VMS, Industry News

Preventing Shortfall: Lessons Learned

Posted by NMA on Sep 1, 2016 2:27:29 PM

NMA's Steven Rosario will lead a session on preventing shortfall in the housing choice voucher program

In his current role as HCV program director, NMA's Steven Rosario oversees the operations of Miami-Dade County’s housing choice voucher program. He previously served as director of some of the largest voucher programs in the nation, administering more than 45,000 vouchers in Chicago and San Francisco.

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Topics: Executive Management, Financial Management, HCV utilization, The Housing Conference, VMS

RAD: Post-Closing Operational Transition for PBV

Posted by NMA on Jun 24, 2016 10:43:22 AM

Jennifer Green of the Indianapolis Housing Agency, speaking on the RAD panel at The Housing Conference

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Topics: PBV, RAD, The Housing Conference, VMS

HUD issues notice on administrative fee reserves

Posted by NMA on Oct 8, 2015 2:58:19 PM

This week HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) issued Notice PIH 2015-17 to provide guidance to PHAs on the use and reporting of administrative fee reserves, or unrestricted net position (UNP) accounts. The seven-page notice reissues with minor revisions Notice PIH 2010-7, providing updated guidance on the reporting of admin fee reserves and use of reserves when faced with insufficient funding. The new notice responds to recommendations by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to implement controls and requires reconciliations of UNP. Below is a summary of the major differences:

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Topics: FASS-PH, Financial Management, PIH notices, VMS

HCV funding disbursements for February and March 2015

Posted by BEMuser on Jan 26, 2015 11:29:27 AM

HUD’s Financial Management Division (FMD) recently sent a letter to PHA executive directors describing the calculation and disbursement of renewal funding for February and March. The allocation of HAP renewal funds for calendar year (CY) 2015 has not yet been determined pending completion of Voucher Management System (VMS) data entry for CY 2014. February and March disbursements are based upon each PHA’s CY 2014 prorated renewal eligibility.

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Topics: Financial Management, VMS

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