Summary: The purpose of this notice is to establish reporting, turnover, and other requirements for the Family Unification Program (FUP). This Notice has no application to HUD’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) voucher program or the Non-Elderly Disabled (NED) voucher program. Guidance for these programs will be provided under a separate Notice.
Summary: The purpose of HUD's notice is to establish policies and procedures for issuing, tracking and monitoring Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) that were awarded under a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to provide rental assistance specifically for non-elderly disabled (NED) families. These policies and procedures will address initial issuance, re-issuance and maintenance of these NED HCVs, tracking them in the Public and Indian Housing Information Center (PIC) and the Voucher Management System (VMS) and issues related to reasonable accommodation.
Summary: On June 2, 2011, HUD awarded nearly $15 million under the Family Unification Program (FUP) to fund 1,931 Housing Choice Vouchers to help reunite foster children with their parents or prevent them from ever entering the foster care system.