Capital Fund

Afternoon Review

On November 14, House and Senate appropriators reached agreement on a “minibus” appropriations measure (H.R. 2112) that includes FY 2012 funding for HUD programs. The conference report addresses the Public Housing Operating Fund, Public Housing Capital Fund, HOPE VI, Section 8 tenant-based and project-based programs, as well as HUD’s community development and affordable housing programs.

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 2011-37: Extension: Information and Procedures for Implementation of Capital Funds Recovery Competition Grants

Summary:  This notice extends notice PIH-2010-34(HA) without change. This Notice remains effective until amended, superseded, or rescinded. This notice provides Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and HUD Field Offices with processing information regarding the implementation of Capital Funds Recovery Competition (CFRC) grants as authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“Recovery Act”).

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:

NAHRO Submits FOIA Request for Capital Needs Assessment

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.

PIH Notice 2011-12: Reissuance of Guidance for the Buy American Requirement of ARRA

Publication Date:  February 17, 2011

Cross References:  PIH Notice 2009-31, Section 1605 of Title XVI of Pub. L. 111-5, 2 CFR part 176, 24 CFR parts 85, 905, 941 and 968

Manic Monday

Where to start?

The President's FY 2012 budget will be released today at 10:30 a.m. EST.  HUD has scheduled a briefing for 2:00 p.m. EST.  NAHRO staff will be on the scene, and you can view the webcast through the Department's website.

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