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.
PBCA Awards: Court Upholds Notice of Funding Availability
After the NOFA to solicit bids for PBCA contracts was completed, several PBCAs brought a lawsuit against HUD, claiming that the NOFA was not an appropriate vehicle for awarding PBCA contracts. On April 19, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled in favor of HUD, upholding its authority to use the NOFA process to select Performance-Based Contract Administrators. HUD is prepared to make awards announcements to start the clock on the 3-month transition plan and resume MORs in the coming year. However, additional appeals may yet be filed, holding up the process. Meanwhile, LeadingAge urges careful coordination of actual transition plan timing. More