HUD Multifamily HOTMA Training Videos Now Available

NewsThree HOTMA training videos have been posted to HUD’s Multifamily HOTMA training page: Implementation Overview Net Family Assets Determining Income The following videos are planned to be released on HUD’s Multifamily HOTMA training page in May and June 2024, so check back soon:…

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Implementation Guidance: Sections 102 and 104 of the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA) – HUD Notice 2023-10

NewsHUD Released Notice 2023-10 on September 29, 2023 to provide more guidance around implementing Housing Opportunity Modernization Act (HOTMA) requirements. The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Multifamily Housing (MFH) Owners on the…

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30-Day Notification Requirement Prior to Termination of Lease for Nonpayment of Rent Proposed Rule Publishes

NewsFrom HUD Multifamily: On December 1, HUD published a 30-Day Notification Requirement Prior to Termination of Lease for Nonpayment of Rent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register for public comment. Under this proposed rule, when tenants who reside in public housing or in…

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CMS is Partnering with AHMA-WA to Provide HOTMA and MOR Trainings

NewsJoin the CMS multifamily compliance experts to discuss updates regarding the Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act (HOTMA) and Management and Occupancy Reviews (MORs). These events are provided in partnership with AHMA of Washington and are free to their members. Must be a WA AHMA…

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New Resource: Multifamily Disaster Preparedness Plan Template

NewsOn October 19, 2023, HUD Multifamily shared a template for Owners and Management Agents to use as a resource to help create a property-specific plan to protect resident life and safety during a disaster. The Multifamily Disaster Preparedness Plan template is designed to guide affordable housing…

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Reminder: NSPIRE Went Into Effect on October 1, 2023 for the Multifamily Portfolio

October 12, 2023In News, Uncategorized1 MinuteNewsHUD provided clarification regarding NSPIRE inspections in response to a previous HUD industry email. NSPIRE inspections officially began on October 1, 2023, for the Multifamily portfolio, and they are currently ongoing. Any previous HUD statement…

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Social Security Announces 3.2 Percent Benefit Increase for 2024

NewsSocial Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 71 million Americans will increase 3.2 percent in 2024, the Social Security Administration announced on October 12, 2023. On average, Social Security retirement benefits will increase by more than $50 per month…

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CMS is Now ISO 9001:2015 Certified by NQA

September 19, 2023In News, Uncategorized3 MinutesNewsCMS, a national leader in multifamily property compliance monitoring, announced its Quality Management System (QMS) is now ISO 9001:2015 certified by NQA, a leading global independently accredited certification body. ISO 9001 is the most widely…

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CMS is Now Performing MORs for the State of Missouri on Behalf of MHDC

June 2, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized2 MinutesNews As of May 1, 2023, Contract Management Services (CMS) entered into a subcontract to perform Management and Occupancy Reviews (MORs) for the state of Missouri by the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC), the assigned…

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HUD Memo on Fire Hazards and Prevention Tips for Electric Scooters and Bikes

April 12, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized1 MinutesNewsThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a memorandum to increase awareness and provide information regarding fire hazards and fire prevention tips for electric scooters and bikes. View the full…

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Request for Comments on Proposed Scoring and Ranking Methodology for NSPIRE

March 28, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized4 MinutesNewsOn March 28, 2023, HUD published in the Federal Register a request for comments on the NSPIRE inspection standards and scoring methodology that will be used to assess the overall condition, health, and safety of properties and…

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Memorandum Summarizing Changes to Violence Against Women Act of 2022

March 27, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized2 MinutesNewsOn March 17, 2023, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a memorandum summarizing changes enacted to the Violence Against Women Act as part of The VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2022 (VAWA 2022). The memo…

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