February 7, 2020

Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program: Notice of Funding Availability Amendment

Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program Round 5 Notice of Funding Availability Amendment The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) are announcing the release of the Amended Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Round 5. The VHHP Round 5 NOFA was released on November 8, 2019 for approximately $75 million. The amendment: […]
February 7, 2020

Notice of Code Advisory Meeting: Proposed Building Standards – Housing Accessibility

Notice of Code Advisory Committee Meeting for  Proposed Building Standards to the  2019 California Building Code, Chapter 11A,  Housing Accessibility The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is providing notice of proposed changes intended for the 2019 California Building Standards Code. The building standards are proposed as amendments to the 2019 California Building Code (CBC), Part 2, Chapter 11A, […]
January 30, 2020

HUD Issues Guidance on Reasonable Accommodations for Assistance Animals

HUD published new guidance relating to reasonable accommodations for assistance animals under the Fair Housing Act. The notice, titled “Assessing a Person’s Request to Have an Animal as a Reasonable Accommodation under the Fair Housing Act,” explains obligations of housing providers with respect to animals that individuals with disabilities may request as reasonable accommodations, including service and support animals. This […]
January 30, 2020

NAHMA HUD Update: Reminder on New Lead Safe Housing Rule Trainings and Available Resources

HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) is pleased to announce the launch of training and resource web pages to help users review federal lead regulations and the Lead Safe Housing Rule (LSHR) Amendment for pre-1978 housing. The goal of these pages is to support Public Housing Agencies (PHAs), grantees, and owners respond to cases of elevated blood […]