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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will publish in an upcoming edition of the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking to update regulations for the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME).

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will publish a notice in Friday’s Federal Register establishing renewal funding inflation factors (RFIFs) and the methodology to calculate them to adjust fiscal year 2024 renewal funding for the housing choice voucher program for public housing agencies (PHAs).

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a final rule in today’s Federal Register implementing changes made through the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA) of 2016. The final rule makes amendments to the housing choice voucher (HCV) and project-based voucher (PBV) programs and establishes a definition of public housing agency (PHA)-owned housing.

The White House announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will provide $5.5 billion in funding through more than 2,400 grants, including Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will publish in Wednesday’s Federal Register a proposed rule to amend regulations for HUD-assisted properties concerning admission for applicants on the basis of illegal drug use, drug-related criminal activity or other criminal activity. The regulations would be amended to require public housing authorities (PHAs) and HUD-assisted housing owners to consider multiple sources of information, including the recency and relevance of prior criminal activity.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it published updates to the notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for each of the three cohorts of the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP)–Elements, Leading Edge and Comprehensive.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Monday night released income limits to determine eligibility for HUD-assisted programs and low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) properties for 2024. HUD publishes income limits for public housing, Section 8, Section 221(d)(3) and Section 236 properties, as well as Multifamily Tax Subsidy Project (MTSP) income limits that determine eligibility for LIHTC and tax-exempt private activity bond (PAB)-financed properties. The average change in HUD’s Very Low-Income limit (VLI) across the HUD areas was 5.5%.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will publish in Monday’s Federal Register a notice setting annual adjustments factors (AAFs) for fiscal year 2024. AAFs are used to adjust rents for housing assistance payments (HAP) contracts. Additionally, AAFs impact the amount an owner is required to deposit for the Reserve for Replacement account.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge announced today she will retire effective March 22. Fudge is the 18th HUD secretary and was the first Black woman to lead HUD since 1979. Before leading HUD, Fudge served six-plus terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the 11th Congressional District of Ohio.

A U.S. Department of the Treasury blog entry posted Tuesday introduced a three-pronged approach to further increase the nation’s housing supply, including refreshed guidance for the American Rescue Plan’s (ARP’s) State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) and clarifications to ARP’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program in addition to the recent extension of the Federal Financing Bank’s (FFB’s) support. The updated SLFRF guidance allows for the inclusion of housing developments that serve tenants earning up to 120% of the area median income (AMI), up from 65% of the AMI.

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