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HUD Regulatory Compliance

Keeping up with all the operational regulations that 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. Following are the most recent notices or policies statements straight from HUD.

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Fair Housing: HUD Finalizes Rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the issuance of a major rule to affirmatively further fair housing. HUD has also taken the first steps to provide open data to grantees and the public on patterns of integration and segregation, racially and ethnically concentrated areas of poverty, disproportionate housing needs, and disparities in access to opportunity.

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.

Fair Housing: Ensuring Equal Access

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released specific guidance on July 13 to help avoid discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans in multifamily insured and assisted housing.

Utility Analysis Methodology -- New HUD Guidance

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a housing notice regarding a new methodology for completing a multifamily housing utility analysis and related memorandum to encourage owner/agents to engage more fully in energy efficiency efforts including data collection and benchmarking.

HUD Announces Sweeping Changes to PRAC Residual Receipts Accounts

On June 19, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a memorandum essentially requiring residual receipts in excess of $250 per unit in all PRACs to be returned to HUD to offset future program appropriations.