HCV

Proposed Rule to Change the Section 8 Tenant-Based Voucher and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Programs under HERA

Summary:  HUD’s proposed rule follows the November 24, 2008, notice for the purpose of establishing, in regulation, the reforms made to HERA and to make other related regulatory changes. HUD’s proposed rule would make conforming changes to the regulations of the Section 8 Tenant-Based Voucher and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher programs to reflect the self-executing provisions of HERA, and would also amend the regulations required to implement those statutory provisions of HERA that are not self-implementing.

PIH Notice 2012-15: Streamlining Administrative Practices in the Housing Choice Voucher Program

Summary:  HUD's notice (PIH Notice 2012-15) provides guidance on actions PHAs administering the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program may take to streamline administrative practices and reduce administrative costs.

Date of Publication:  February 27, 2012

View the notice here.

Notice of Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Fair Market Rents (FMRs)

Summary:  The primary uses of FMRs areto determine payment standards for theHousing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, to determine initial renewalrents for some  expiring project-basedSection 8 contracts, to determine initial rents for housing assistance paymentcontracts in the Moderate RehabilitationSingle Room Occupancy program, and to serve as rent ceilings in the HOME program. HUD’s notice proposed FY 2012 FMRs for all areasthat reflect the estimated 40th and 50thpercentile rent levels trended to April 1,2012.

HUD Issues Two Notices to Implement Sec. 8 Voucher Program for FY 2011

Summary: HUD has issued a notice (PIH Notice 2011-27) to implement the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program funding provisions of the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (PL 112-10) enacted on April 15, 2011. The 2011 Act establishes the allocation methodology for calculating housing assistance payments (HAP) renewal funds, new incremental vouchers, and administrative fees. 

Date of Publication:  June 2, 2011

In this edition of the NAHRO Monitor...

The January 31 edition of the NAHRO Monitor is now available online.  Highlights include the latest information on proposed spending cuts for FY 2011 and beyond, and coverage of NAHRO's response to the Rental Housing Revitalization Act of 2010.

PIH Notice 2011-1: Rent to Owners in subsidized projects under the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program

Publication Date: January 12, 2011

Summary:  The purpose of HUD’s notice is to provide guidance to PHAs when determining the rent to owner for an HCV tenancy when the participant family chooses to lease a unit under the HCV program in any of the following types of federally subsidized projects:

PIH Notice 2010-51: Over Subsidization in the Housing Choice Voucher Program

Publication Date: December 30, 2010

Programs Covered:  Housing Choice Voucher Program

Cross References: Notice PIH 2008-20, PIH 2009-22

PIH Notice 2010-50: Effective Use of the Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System's Deceased Tenants Report...

Full Title: PIH Notice 2010-50: Effective Use of the Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System's Deceased Tenants Report.to Reduce Subsidy Payment & Administrative Errors

Publication Date: December 30, 2010

Covered Programs:  This Notice applies to the following HUD-PIH rental assistance programs: Public Housing, Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation, Project-Based Voucher, Project-Based Certificate; and Housing Choice Voucher programs.