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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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LeadingAge Comments on Proposed Rule to Align Certain Verification Requirements

On March 9, LeadingAge submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on the January 6 proposed rule that aligns the requirements in public housing, housing choice voucher and multifamily housing for verification of Social Security numbers, actual past income, and the annual reexamination for families on fixed incomes. 

Low Income Housing Tax Credit Preservation: Legislation Would Make 9% Tax Credit Permanent

Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) introduced H.R. 1142 legislation that would make the 9% tax credit rate permanent for new construction projects.

2015 Income Limits for HUD and Tax Credit Programs

HUDUser published Section 8 income limits for the various HUD multifamily programs, and for the tax credit programs as well. The limits became effective on March 6.

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).

Who Benefits from the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit?

A recent report published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research highlights those households that benefit from the development and operation of this housing.