August 4, 2020

NAHMA Advocates on Latest Pandemic Relief Bill in Congress

As part of its advocacy on the latest, and possibly last, pandemic relief bill before Congress, the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) has launched a Grassroots Advocacy campaign encouraging members to contact their U.S. Senators and request that adequate relief be provided, including extending unemployment benefits and providing emergency rental assistance, as well as fully funding all rental assistance […]
August 4, 2020

HUD Awards Over $74 Million in Grants to Support Affordable Rental Housing for Extremely Low-Income Persons with Disabilities

HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing announced today the award of $74 million in grants to 12 state housing finance agencies, through its Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). This award will provide project-based rental assistance funding to eligible state housing agencies for extremely low-income persons with disabilities. The funding was made available through a competitive NOFA […]
August 4, 2020

HUD Releases NSPIRE Inspection Standards, version 1.3

Below, please find an announcement from HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing regarding the release of updated National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Inspection Standards, version 1.3. This new version will be used to improve and better define the Housing Choice Voucher program. HUD is open to receiving public comment on all aspects of the […]
August 4, 2020

HUD Provides Post Conversion Processing Guide and CARES Act Funds Eligibility

Please find an update from HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), via their RADBlast. This update includes the publication of the Post-Conversion Processing Guide, which provide information to Managers, Owners and PHAs on how to process post-closing issues that may arise after RAD conversion, some of which require HUD approval. The Post-Conversion Processing Guide offers additional guidance on whom to contact […]