Feature

How to Determine Household Size for Income Eligibility

April 13, 2018    
Correctly determining the size of each household at your site is essential because the income limits you must use to check household eligibility are organized by household size. Although determining a household’s size sounds straightforward, it’s not as simple as counting the number of...
Dealing with Households

Facilitate Eviction Process by Giving Attorney Relevant Documents, Information

April 13, 2018    
When you hire an attorney to evict a resident from your assisted site for violating the lease, you want to have the eviction handled as quickly and efficiently as possible. But the process may be unnecessarily hindered if you fail to give the attorney all the documents and information she needs for...
In the News

HUD Releases Income Limits for Fiscal Year 2018

April 13, 2018    
In the News

HUD Issues Notice on Refinancing Section 202 Housing for the Elderly

April 13, 2018    
HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs recently issued Notice H 2018-02, providing guidance to owners of pre-1974 Section 202 Direct Loan sites serving the elderly that have the option of refinancing to make capital improvements and/or to reduce the interest rate. The notice is a...
In the News

Secretary Carson Testifies Before Senate Banking Committee

April 13, 2018    
HUD Secretary Ben Carson recently testified at a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Senators from both parties questioned the Trump administration’s proposals to increase rents, decrease funding, and stall fair housing laws. And Secretary Carson faced criticisms from...
HUD Audits

PHA Didn't Properly Administer Its Housing Choice Voucher Program

April 13, 2018    
HUD’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the Housing Choice Voucher program of a PHA in Crisfield, Md., after receiving a complaint alleging that it misused public housing funds.