With the release of new memoranda, HUD has taken concrete steps to address and resolve conflicting requirements between FHA programs used for refinancing and program characteristics in existing properties.
A proposed rule, published in the August 10 Federal Register, proposes to replace the current previous participation regulations in their entirety. Comments on this proposal, which is also known as the 2530 process, are due October 8.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released the newly revised Section 8 renewal guide, with a publication date of Aug. 5, and effective date of Nov. 1, 2015. This guidance will apply to renewal and amend rent packages received by the Department (or post-marked) November 5, 2015 or later.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released specific guidance on July 13 to help avoid discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans in multifamily insured and assisted housing.
The U.S. Supreme Court recently held in Obergefell vs. Hodges that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. The discussion has a wide range of implications for aging services providers and we anticipate additional guidance over the coming months from federal and state agencies to help navigate the changing landscape.