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