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Waiting List Management Addressed in New HUD Notice

Recommendations regarding waiting list administration in Multifamily Housing have been released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in response to community concerns that individuals with disabilities may still be at a disadvantage regarding waiting list placement.

HUD Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule on Section 202 and 811 Programs, Service Coordination and ALCP

At LeadingAge's request, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has extended until Jan. 15, 2015, the deadline for comments on proposed changes to the Supportive Housing and Services for the Elderly (Section 202) and Persons With Disabilities (Section 811) programs as well as the proposed regulations for the Service Coordinator and Assisted Living Conversion Program.

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.

Multifamily Transformation: An Overview and Update

The second wave of MFT has started in the following offices: Chicago, Minneapolis, Detroit, Columbus, Cleveland, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee. These offices will bestreamlined into one Midwest Region, with Chicago serving as the Regional Center and Minneapolis and Detroit serving as the Regional Satellite Offices. Asset  Management will continue to operate in the remaining field offices.

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging individuals and communities to take action by planning a National PrepareAthon Day on or around September 30.