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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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New Senior Housing Refinancing Waivers Detailed in HUD Memos

With the release of new memoranda, HUD has taken concrete steps to address and resolve conflicting requirements between FHA programs used for refinancing and program characteristics in existing properties.

HUD Proposed Rule Would Replace Previous Participation Certification (2530) Process

A proposed rule, published in the August 10 Federal Register, proposes to replace the current previous participation regulations in their entirety.  Comments on this proposal, which is also known as the 2530 process, are due October 8.

Section 8 Renewal Policy Guidebook Updated

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released the newly revised Section 8 renewal guide, with a publication date of Aug. 5, and effective date of Nov. 1, 2015. This guidance will apply to renewal and amend rent packages received by the Department (or post-marked) November 5, 2015 or later.

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.

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.