Have you been wondering why HUD hasn't released the final report on the Capital Needs Assessment? You're not alone. As recently as last October, the Department assured the industry that the results of the CNA would be unveiled by November 2010.
Summary: HUD’s notice provides guidance on the implementation of the asset-repositioning fee (ARF) pursuant to 24 CFR § 990.190(h) and on re-occupying public housing units proposed or approved for demolition, disposition, or transition to homeownership. A PHA that transitions projects or entire buildings of a project out of its public housing inventory is eligible for an asset-repositioning fee.
Summary: HUD’s notice makes available $59.88 million in FY2011 funding for the Housing Choice Voucher Family Self-Sufficiency (HCV FSS) Program. This Notice is comprised of the Notice of HUD’s FY2011 NOFA, Policy Requirements and General Section (General Section) to HUD’s FY2011 NOFAs for Discretionary Programs, posted on www.Grants.gov on April 4, 2011, and this program section to the NOFA.
Summary: HUD’s notice provides additional details regarding the operation of the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program in areas selected to participate in the Small Area Fair Market Rent demonstration, establishes the criteria for selecting public housing agencies (PHAs) for participation in the demonstration, and requests interested PHAs to apply for participation in the demonstration according to instructions published in this notice.
With the FY 2011 appropriations process still unresolved (and a shutdown looking increasingly likely), House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) has been making the rounds in support of a Republican budget roadmap for FY 2012 and beyond. Chairman Ryan argues that his budget resolution - titled "The Path to Prosperity: Restoring America’s Promise" - "tackles the existential threat posed by rapidly growing government and debt, applying the nat
Busy week here at NAHRO headquarters as we prepare for our 2011 Legislative Conference. If you haven't seen our 2011 Legislative and Regulatory Agenda yet, check it out.
Along with my counterparts from other community development industry groups, I attended a meeting yesterday at HUD headquarters with senior Community Planning and Development officials. I'll provide a more detailed report at a later date but wanted to provide two quick takeaways.