Section 8 Voucher

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.

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The latest edition of the NAHRO Monitor is now available online. Be sure to check out HUD Publishes Guidance on Eligible Uses of Operating Fund and Voucher Program Information to Help PHAs Begin CY 2012.

On Monday, January 30, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced new regulations intended to ensure open public housing to all eligible persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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