voucher management system

HUD’s New VMS Release: Improved Features With No New Data Submission Requirements

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 Publishes Latest Issue of Newsletters for Public Housing Residents, HCV Staff

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.