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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

Congress has endorsed all aspects of the multifamily transformation with one exception involving Asset Management. According to an April 4 statement from the office of the deputy assistant secretary for multifamily housing, asset management staff will continue to work at their current U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) multifamily locations, but other aspects of the plan will move forward. A link to an April 17 "townhall" update has been posted on YouTube.

PBCA Update: Court of Appeals Rules Against HUD

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. HUD has yet to issue a public statement of its intentions moving forward. For now, status quo continues at the state contracting and project-based interaction level. 

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.

Disparate Impact - A Question that May Never Be Settled

Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take on a case to resolve a fundamental question about the Fair Housing Act that it has never answered: Can you be found guilty of racial discrimination if you have not engaged in racial discrimination? Just a couple weeks before the court was to hear arguments on this question, members of Congress announced plans to conduct a hearing on disparate impact theory. Then came news that plaintiffs had settled their case.

Post Government Shut Down: HUD Subsidy Payments and Inspections Update

Now that the government has reopened, most U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) operations should resume as normal. Rental subsidy payment authority may have to be allocated frequently and in small amounts. And REAC physical inspections and scheduling have resumed. Any member experiencing problems in the months to come are encouraged to get in touch with LeadingAge staff.