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Housing Operations and Technical Assistance

Keeping up with all the operational regulations that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD ) issues can be daunting. But we are here to help. LeadingAge staff tracks and analyzes HUD websites, notices and guidance to help you understand compliance requirements.

We've featured some articles below, but be sure to check out all of our HUD operations content.

 

Featured Content

Multifamily Transformation: An Overview and Update

Details relative to the status of the transformation, intermediary points of contact during transitional waves, and customer service expectations given the recent intervention by Congress (meaning that asset management staff will continue to work at their current HUD multifamily locations for now), have been incorporated into the latest Multifamily Transformation FAQ document on the HUD website.  

Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) Photo Capabilities Increasing

REAC Quality Assurance (QA) inspectors have begun using new UPCS 4.0 Inspection photograph capability software in physical inspections. If the testing goes well, REAC plans to have all other inspectors begin using the new photo capability beginning in October.

Disaster Recovery Support Strategies Identified in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

The recently released report, "New York Recovers: Hurricane Sandy Federal Recovery Support Strategy - Version One, June 2013," offers insights that may inform future disaster-recovery support strategies.

PBCA Update: HUD Still Deciding Whether to Request Court Rehearing

On March 25, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the lawsuit on the performance-based contract administration (PBCA) case.  On May 12, HUD posted a statement indicating that HUD and the Department of Justice are reviewing options and will make a determination as to requesting a rehearing. The Department of Justice requested, and was granted a 45 day extension of time, until June 23, 2014, to file any petition for rehearing.

Keeping HUD Online Systems Access Active

As the annual financial statement (AFS) season for Dec. 30 filers approaches, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is urging users to ensure that their accounts are active, or they run the risk experiencing issues when logging into the HUD Secure System.