Other Housing Information
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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.
Details relative to the
status of the transformation, intermediary points of contact during transitional
waves, and customer service expectations given the recent intervention by
Congress (meaning that asset management staff will continue to
work at their current HUD multifamily locations for now), have been incorporated into the latest Multifamily Transformation FAQ document on the HUD website.
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.
U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing Carol Galante will step down from her role as assistant secretary for housing/FHA commissioner at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in January. Additionally, changes have been announced regarding director of the offices of asset management and preservation. Acting directors have been named.