HUD’s Green and Resilient Retrofit Program’s Benchmarking Initiative

HUD AnnouncementsHUD introduced a free benchmarking process aimed at multifamily Owners and Management Agents, with $42 million allocated to support their participation. The initiative will support efforts to lower energy costs as well as HUD’s goals of promoting climate resiliency,…

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HUD Multifamily HOTMA Training Videos Now Available

HUD AnnouncementsThree 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…

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

HUD AnnouncementsHUD 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

HUD AnnouncementsFrom 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…

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

HUD AnnouncementsJoin 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…

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New Resource: Multifamily Disaster Preparedness Plan Template

HUD AnnouncementsOn 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…

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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 MinutesHUD Announcements 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…

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

April 12, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized1 MinutesHUD AnnouncementsThe 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…

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Request for Comments on Proposed Scoring and Ranking Methodology for NSPIRE

March 28, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized4 MinutesHUD AnnouncementsOn 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…

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Memorandum Summarizing Changes to Violence Against Women Act of 2022

March 27, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized2 MinutesHUD AnnouncementsOn 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…

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FHA Announces Request for Public Comment on PBRA Standard Program and Renewal Contract

February 17, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized2 MinutesHUD AnnouncementsOn February 2, 2023, HUD published in the Federal Register an advance notice of proposed rulemaking and request for public comment on Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) Standard Program Regulation and…

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HUD Announces New Housing Protection Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

February 16, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized5 MinutesHUD AnnouncementsOn February 1, 2023, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced new resources to advance housing protections for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and…

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