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.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) posted guidance for renewing expiring Section 8 contracts in
the draft revised Section 8 Renewal Policy Guide.
Public comments that identify the section number, page, and
paragraph number are due April 30. The guidebook
revisions contain some controversial proposals as well as some helpful
Anyone who has access to iMAX, TRACS or EIV through Secure Systems, and any staff that may have opportunity to view EIV reports as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) certification process, must complete required security awareness training each year. On November 28, 2012, the module for online security training changed.
People needing proof of their Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits can get verification letters online instantly through a my Social Security account at SocialSecurity.gov/myaccount. They also can get one mailed to them by calling the Social Security Administration toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).
Success! Guidance is being drafted to go to the the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) field offices and PBCAs within the coming month or weeks articulating HUD's intentions to keep refinance-enabled, allowable use approvals for shared savings capital repair and resident services programs funded for a specific cohort of "previously refinanced Section 202 properties."
A revised transmittal for HUD Handbook 4350.3, REV-1, Change 4 dated Nov 27 was posted to HUDCLIPS on Dec 10. The transmittal provides a list of changes included in Change 4 including those changes incorporated in this new release, with a slightly delayed implementation timeframe. The December 10 revised transmittal, beyond addressing to concerns based on the initial August transmittal, also has additional changes.