Follow HUD Guidelines for New Resident Orientation

When new residents move in to your site, you should take steps to assure that they understand their responsibilities as outlined in their lease and house rules. While HUD does not require you to do this, HUD strongly encourages you to—and it is a good site management practice.

HUD addresses this issue in the HUD Occupancy Handbook 4350.3, REV-1, Chapter 6. Paragraph 6-27 specifically encourages site managers to hold a new resident “briefing” prior to occupancy.

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