HUD Revises Appeal Process for Tenant Participation Complaints
On Sept. 4, 2014, HUD issued Notice H 2014-12 (Implementation of Tenant Participation Requirements in accordance with 24 CFR Part 245). HUD regulations governing tenant participation in multifamily housing projects are found at 24 CFR Part 245 Subpart B. According to HUD, tenant participation is an important element to maintaining sustainable projects and communities. The notice addresses available sanctions and the use of civil money penalties as tools to enforce HUD’s commitment to tenant participation.