Housing Choice Voucher

PIH Notice 2013-3: Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs – Temporary Compliance Assistance

Summary:  On January 22, 2013, HUD issued PIH Notice 2013-03 (HA) titled, “Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs – Temporary Compliance Assistance.”  In a major victory for NAHRO and its members, the notice: provides PHAs with temporary flexibility to use household income from the previous year rather than projecting income; permits self-certification of assets below $5,000; streamlines the income verification process for elderly and disabled families on fixed incomes; and permits PHAs to use a payment standard of up to 120 percent of Fair Market

Update from Washington

The latest edition of the MONITOR is available for NAHRO members online. Be sure to read NAHRO’s Survey and Analysis: State-by-State Effects of 62 and 83 Percent Pro-rations in HCV Administrative Fees on Vouchers Households Leased; HUD Begins Implementing Offset; and, Proposed Rule: Provision to the Section 8 Management Assessment Program Lease-Up Indicator.

Recently, NAHRO members discovered errors in a pre-populated data provided in HUD-52723.