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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

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. 

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.  

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.

TRACS 202D Conversion Deadline Extended 30 Days

On Jan. 16, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a 30-day extension of the TRACS 202.c to 202.d conversion deadline.

Emergency Call Systems: New HUD Multifamily Memo

On Oct. 31, Ben Metcalf, assistant secretary for multifamily housing programs at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), issued guidance clarifying HUD policy related to emergency call systems in elderly properties. The guidance describes the functional requirements of an emergency call system, and explains how those functional requirements can be met using a variety of manual, electronic, and wireless emergency alert systems.