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The latest information on operational, regulatory, legislative and legal issues relating to subsidized and market-rate senior housing.

Senior Housing: Why and How Do We Advocate?

Housing is a basic human need that growing numbers of elders and people with disabilities cannot afford.  LeadingAge and its members are the chief advocates for a strong federal role in affordable senior housing – development, preservation and management including housing with supportive services. The programs for which we have worked over several decades face a number of challenges. We continue to advocate for creative solutions to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing for our nation’s elders.

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REAC Physical Inspections: Notice Addresses New Corrective Action Plan Triggers and Enforcement Details

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released Notice H2015-02: Required Actions for Multifamily Housing Projects Receiving Failing Scores from HUD's Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC).

LeadingAge Forms Cabinet and Task Force to Address Senior Housing Issues

LeadingAge recently formed two groups to address public policy issues that are crucial to LeadingAge members and the elderly population they serve. If you would like more information on the task force or the cabinet, please contact Niles Godes via email:

Multifamily Transformation: An Overview and Update

During the LeadingAge PEAK 2015 leadership summit and conference, HUD provided updates on the progress of the office of multifamily housing transformation and details on new staffing assignments at HUD headquarters and in the two new office regions.  

Take Advantage of Valuable Incentives for Energy Efficiencies

During the recent PEAK conference, HUD staff provided insights into new information about the benefits experienced by those who have committed to the Better Buildings Challenge (BBC).  PRAC providers who wish to focus on potential energy savings in their properties are encouraged to reach out to HUD staff to explore and understand how Management Agent Add-On Fees and/or PRAC Shared Savings opportunities can benefit their property. 

Problems with Service Coordinator Semi-Annual Performance Report Form

The current Semi-Annual Service Coordinator Performance Report form (Form HUD 92456, expiration 2/2014) has been corrupted and does not populate some data fields or accurately calculate percentages. Service coordinators that must submit the Semi-Annual Performance Report form by the end of April for the reporting period October 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015 should manually input their data and percentages calculations into the current form.