HUD announces changes to NSPIRE

February 1, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized2 MinutesHUD announces changes to NSPIREOn January 25, 2023, HUD released a notice announcing changes to the Demonstration to Assess the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate and Associated Protocols (NSPIRE) through…

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Actions to Protect Renters and Promote Rental Affordability Announced by White House

February 1, 2023In News, Uncategorized4 MinutesActions to Protect Renters and Promote Rental Affordability Announced by White HouseOn January 25, 2023, the Biden-Harris administration released a fact sheet announcing new actions in their efforts toward increasing fairness in the rental market and…

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HUD News: Office of Multifamily Housing Releases Draft of HOTMA Final Rule

January 31, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized5 MinutesHUD News: Office of Multifamily Housing Releases Draft of HOTMA Final RuleA draft for the final rule implementing sections 102, 103 and 104 of the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA) of 2016 has been released by the…

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Recent HUD Solicitation for comments on Form HUD-9834 for Management & Occupancy Reviews

January 31, 2023In HUD Announcements, News, Uncategorized1 MinutesRecent HUD Solicitation for comments on Form HUD-9834 for Management & Occupancy ReviewsOn January 9, 2023, HUD released a notice soliciting public comment regarding HUD Form-9834 through the Federal Register. This notice…

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Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF) Have Been Released For 2023!

Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF) Have Been Released For 2023!On November 15, 2022, the FY2023 OCAF rates were published in the Federal Register. The new rates are effective February 11, 2023. Operating Cost Adjustment Factors are used for adjusting or establishing Section 8 rents for…

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Recent HUD Solicitation for Market Research

Recent HUD Solicitation for Market ResearchOn July 27, 2022, HUD released a Request for Information (RFI) through its SAM.gov portal. This RFI included a draft proposal for procuring contractors to replace current PBCAs with Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contract Support Services, who would…

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Introducing Karen’s Korner!!

Introducing Karen’s Korner!!In these short tutorial videos, Karen will discuss tips, tricks, and best practices for the most common situations CMS encounters among Owners and Management agents of HUD Multifamily Housing. Some topics that will be discussed include: Management Occupancy…

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

January 20, 2021In HUD Announcements, News3 MinutesHUD News: New Resources for Multifamily FSS Materials (RHIIP Listserv Posting #455)On 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…

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TRACS User Recertification Notification

October 23, 2020In How-To2 MinutesTRACS User Recertification NotificationMark Your Calendars! What is it: TRACS User Recertification  Who it affects: Secure Systems Coordinators and their TRACS users  When: November 2, 2020 – December 11, 2020  HUD recently announced the TRACS User…

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Income & Assets: Income Inclusions & Exclusions

Income & Assets: Income Inclusions & ExclusionsNext week we will be discussing income and assets and determining tenant rent. We will talk about all that earned and unearned income that must be included or excluded from calculating the tenant’s annual income. And while we will go over the…

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Wednesdays with CMS: Calculations & Income & Assets, Oh My!

October 7, 2020In Highlights, Training1 MinuteWednesdays with CMS: Calculations & Income & Assets, Oh My!Introduced in April 2020, Wednesdays with CMS brings you up-to-date training and resources on a variety of topics with a focus on remote learning. Whether you’re brushing up on…

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Wednesdays with CMS: Responding To Tenant Concerns

September 22, 2020In Highlights, Training1 MinuteWednesdays with CMS: Responding To Tenant ConcernsIntroduced in April 2020, Wednesdays with CMS brings you up-to-date training and resources on a variety of topics with a focus on remote learning. Whether you’re brushing up on tenant selection…

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