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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: LeadingAge Provides HUD with Member Feedback

As the transformation continues, LeadingAge shares member feedback and recommendations.

Utility Analysis -- Latest HUD Guidance and New FAQ

A new FAQ document was released as part of RHIIP Listserv Posting # 338, issued September 9, 2015, and contains responses to 34 questions regarding Housing Notice H-2015-04, Methodology for Completing a Multifamily Housing Utility Analysis that members should find useful.  This, in addition to the earlier notice and a related memorandum are intended, cumulatively, to encourage owner/agents to engage more fully in energy efficiency efforts including data collection and benchmarking.

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Disparate Impact Claims Under the Fair Housing Act

In a recent 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The Court, however, placed limitations on its application in practice that may give some comfort to wary providers.

PBCA Rebid: Supreme Court Decisions Goes Against HUD

On April 20, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge brought by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to a federal appeals court decision requiring the agency to use procurement contracting methods for selecting third-parties to administer the project-based Section 8 housing program. 

Violence Against Women Act Proposed Rule Expands Protections

On March 24, Julián Castro, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced a proposed rule to implement the housing protections of the 2013 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA 2013), and this proposed rule is seeking YOUR comments.