HUD News: New Resources for Multifamily FSS Materials (RHIIP Listserv Posting #455)

January 20, 2021In HUD Announcements, News3 MinutesNewsOn January 12, 2021, HUD sent the following email to its RHIIP Tips mailing list: RHIIP Listserv Posting #455 January 12, 2021 New Resources:  Multifamily FSS MaterialsHUD is pleased to announce the release of new resources for…

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Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF) Have Been Released For 2021!

NewsOn November 27, 2020, the FY2021 OCAF rates were published in the Federal Register. The new rates are effective February 11, 2021. Operating Cost Adjustment Factors are used for adjusting or establishing Section 8 rents for projects assisted with Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments under the…

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CMS Industry Update

September 21, 2020In News1 MinuteNews We interrupt your scrolling to bring you the latest industry updates. Click below to listen. [video src="https://www.cms-results.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Rocky-AHMA_CMS-Update.mp4" /] About Karen Ventrice,…

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CDC Issues a Nationwide Eviction Moratorium to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

News On September 9, 2020, HUD sent out RHIIP Listserv Posting #448. Below is a summary of the email. Click here to read the entire announcement from HUD. Summary On September 4, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an order banning evictions for certain…

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Welcome to our new website!

News Thank you for joining us! We are excited to introduce our new website. Now it will be even easier to get the same great service from CMS as well as find more information about affordable housing. New ways to track your training – Create an account and…

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Preparing for Your Contract Renewal

NewsFind information below to learn how to prepare for your Contract Renewal depending on your option. Option 1 - Mark Up To Market (MU2M) General Eligibility: Aggregate current rent levels under the expiring or terminating contract MUST be less than comparable market rents The project…

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Housing Notice Released: Guidance for the Use of E-Signatures | May 26, 2020

NewsFrom RHIIP Listserv Posting #437: The Office of Multifamily Housing published Housing Notice 2020-04 on HUDCLIPS, “Electronic Signature, Transmission, and Storage – Guidance for Multifamily Assisted Housing Industry Partners.” The Notice provides guidance on acceptable procedures for use of…

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CMS COVID-19 Message from the Director

News As you may already know, the majority of our CMS services for Washington State, Nebraska, Utah, and Hawaii are performed in our corporate offices located in Bremerton, WA. To minimize impacts of COVID-19, our Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued a shelter…

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Update from HUD on Coronavirus

News Earlier this week, HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson was added to the White House Coronavirus Task Force. All federal agencies are working aggressively on a multi-layered, cross-agency public health response to this evolving situation. While the risk of infections for…

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Update from HUD Regarding Cyber Awareness Challenge

News From RHIIP Listserv Posting #432: Please be advised the Cyber-Awareness Challenge, which is required for EIV users to satisfy annual online security training, has changed locations. The training, now titled “Cyber Awareness Challenge 2020,” is located here. The…

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