Cap Fund

PIH 2011-56: Emergency Safety and Security Funding for Public Housing

Summary:  This Notice provides guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) seeking Emergency Capital Needs funding for safety and security measures utilizing FY 2011 funds. This Notice provides instructions regarding the application and funding process for emergency safety and security funding only. This Notice does not apply to funding for unforeseen or unpreventable emergencies or for non-presidentially declared natural disasters.

Issued: October 4, 2011

View the notice here.

PIH 2011-24: Capital Fund Program Awards

Summary:  This Notice provides public housing agencies (PHAs) and HUD Field Office staff with an overview of the Capital Fund Program awards process including the Capital Fund Program formula grant and, where applicable, the Replacement Housing Factor (RHF) grants(s). The Notice identifies general requirements for all PHAs as well as, specific requirements for qualified and non-qualified PHAs. The HUD PIH website for the Capital Fund Program is located at:

Proposed Rule: Public Housing Capital Fund Program

Publication Date: February 7, 2011

HUD to Issue New Cap Fund Proposed Rule

On Monday, February 7, HUD will issue a proposed rule for the Capital Fund.  This rule would take the place of the regulations at 24 CFR 905.  The rule also proposes to replace and remove several other regulations that currently govern a PHA’s use of HUD assistance, specifically: 24 CFR part 941, entitled “Public Housing Development”; 24 CFR part 968, entitled “Public Housing Modernization”; and 24 CFR part 969, entitled “PHA-Owned Projects - Continued Operation as Low-Income Housing After C