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2.29.24 CLPHA Member Update
Today, HUD is releasing new resources clarifying HUD policies and laws that prohibit certain non-rent fees in its Multifamily,  Public Housing, and  Housing Choice Voucher/Project Based Voucher programs. These new resources make clear that certain fees, such as...
2.28.24 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
8 CLPHA Members Earn VASH Awards We are pleased to announce that several of our members have been awarded crucial funding to support homeless veterans in finding permanent housing. HUD and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently awarded $14 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive...
1.4.24 CLPHA Member Update
Details will be discussed at the February 6 EHV Working Group Meeting HUD recently published new guidance advising PHAs that administer the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program.     Cash Management Requirements Like the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, HUD controls the...
11.30.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has published 2024 Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAFs) for Section 8 project-based assistance contracts and multifamily projects. These OCAFs will apply to contracts that have an anniversary date on or after February 11, 2024. Contract rents are adjusted by applying the OCAF for the state...
11.28.23 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News, Awards/Grants
HUD has awarded nearly $25 million in Housing Mobility-Related Services awards to seven public housing authorities (PHAs) to administer housing mobility programs. The awards were made through the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Services Program, which is based on HUD's Community Choice...
11.17.23 CLPHA Member Update
PIH Notice 2023-32 provides guidance to PHAs and HUD Field Offices in metropolitan areas that were recently designated for mandatory use of Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. The initial SAFMR notice contained an implementation date of October 1,...
11.15.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently announced that it will require an additional 41 metropolitan areas to use Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs). HUD has shared a list of every PHA that will be required to implement SAFMRs. In total, 271 PHAs will be required to implement SAFMRs; 28 of which are...
10.24.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced it will require an additional 41 metropolitan areas to use Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs), which will cover over 440,000 housing vouchers. PHAs within the 41 new metropolitan areas will have 15 months to implement the changes. The notice is effective October 1, 2024, and...
10.18.23 CLPHA Member Update
PIH Notice 2023-31 explains the process for a second revocation and reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) awards for Calendar Year 2024 for PHAs that have 10 or more available EHVs with less than 75% EHV utilization. HUD’s initial revocation of EHV awards targeted PHAs with...
10.3.23 CLPHA Member Update
HUD recently published PIH Notice 2023-28, which finalizes the administrative procedures for NSPIRE-V for the HCV, PBV, and Mod Rehab programs. The NSPIRE Administrative Procedures Notice for Public Housing and Multifamily Programs was previously published in PIH Notice 2023-16/...

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