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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.
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. 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.
Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies has released its annual State of the Nation's Housing, which documents a growing "crisis of affordability."
Margaret Salazar, director of the Office of Affordable Housing Preservation (OAHP), will leave her position this summer to head up the Portland hub office. We wish Margaret the best and look forward to working with the incoming OAHP director on Section 202 preservation.