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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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Combining Section 8 HAP Contracts

On September 18, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a memo providing guidance on combining Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) contracts by mutual agreement between the owner and HUD.  This option is of particular relevance to owners who are refinancing.

Verification of State Supplementary Payments (SSP) - Extra Steps May Be Required

A Sept. 29 RHIIP Listserv announcement provides guidance to owner/agents on the need to take additional steps to verify State Supplementary Payments (SSP) in states that no longer are having such payments administered by the Social Security Administration, as EIV is unable to collect and report on them.

Revising Your Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan

On Sept 22, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a memorandum that clarifies earlier Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (AFHMP) guidance from the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) on when to submit an AFHMP for review and approval.

PBCA Update: HUD Request for Rehearing Denied by Court

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.  In June, HUD submitted a request for a rehearing.  In August, the court denied HUD's request for rehearing.

How to Verify Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Benefits

People needing proof of their Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits can get verification letters online instantly through a my Social Security account.