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.