HUD Updates Electronic Signatures, File Storage Guidance
On Nov. 6, HUD published Notice H 2020-10 to clarify the Electronic Signatures and Electronic File Storage guidance previously published on May 26, 2020, in Notice H 2020-04. This guidance gave owners the flexibility to use electronic signatures and documents so they could limit in-person interactions at sites. The guidance from May permits, but doesn’t require, HUD multifamily partners to use electronic signatures and electronic file transmission and retention.
The revised notice replaces the earlier guidance and provides updates to the following two sections: