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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.

We've featured some articles below, but be sure to check out all of our senior housing content.


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Flood Insurance: Coverage Limit Increased for Certain HUD Multifamily Buildings

On June 18, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a memorandum on the increase to the maximum coverage the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can offer to HUD Multifamily and Office of Residential Care Facilities (Other Residential) buildings containing 5 or more residential units.

Fiscal 2015 Housing Funding Similar in House and Senate

On June 5, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal 2015 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill similar to the measure previously approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee. Although both measures provide a small increase in funding for Section 202 housing above the level available this year, we are concerned about the underfunding of Section 8 project-based rental assistance and the housing with supportive services demonstration program.

HUD Updates EIV System to Version 9.7

On June 3, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the Multifamily Housing Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) system had been updated and that new reporting functionalities had been incorporated. Among them: Internet browser compatibility, formats, calculations, and access changes to certain income and income discrepancy reports.

HUD Issues Updates to Federally Mandated Exclusions from Income

In the May 20 Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued an updated list of amounts specifically excluded by federal statute from consideration as income for purposes of determining eligibility or benefits in a HUD program. The list contains 3 new exclusions and changes to 2 of the existing exclusions.

Section 8 Renewal Guide: LeadingAge Submits Comments

LeadingAge has commented extensively on the recently proposed revisions to Section 8 Renewal Guide. We joined with a coalition of other housing association groups in commissioning a study on and recommending alternatives to the new benchmark against which owner Rent Comparability Study (RCS) rents would be assessed, according to the revision proposals. But, we also submitted many independent comments which focus on sustainability of senior housing with services.