Today, HUD released a notice entitled “Revised Policies and Procedures for the Mainstream Voucher Program.” The notice includes new guidance on several aspects of Mainstream management, particularly admissions preference and waitlist administration.
Mainstream Vouchers provide vital housing assistance to non-elderly persons living with physical, developmental, and psychiatric disabilities. In November, HUD awarded $131 million for more than 15,000 new Mainstream Vouchers to 325 public housing authorities across the country, including $25.9 million to 26 CLPHA members for more than 2,400 vouchers. This is a second tranche of funding awarded for the Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program, with another expected in FY 2020.
On February 25 at 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT, CLPHA will co-host a webinar with CSH to explore promising and best practices PHAs employ to achieve success in leasing up and supporting residents long-term in partnership with disability service providers. Click here to register for the webinar.