Summary: HUD issued a notice (PIH Notice 2012-21) to clarify the financial reporting requirements and deadlines for those PHAs that administer the HCV and HCV-related programs (Disaster Voucher Program (DVP), Disaster Housing Assistance Program – Ike (DHAP-Ike), Disaster Housing Assistance Program, Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) and Mainstream 5-Year program (MS5), if applicable).
Summary: On April 29, 2011 HUD implemented with a new version of the Voucher Management System, while conducting a webcast on the same day. There are no new data reporting fields or data entry requirements for HUD’s April 2011 VMS release, but rather a new tabular format for entering data fields. Among the noteworthy new features in VMS are:
HUD has posted to its website the latest edition of The Resident, a quarterly newsletter for residents of public housing. This issue includes a segment entitled “Ten Things to Know about the Rental Housing Revitalization Act” as well as information about the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program. A PDF copy of the newsletter can be accessed through HUD’s website.