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HUD Extends Expedited Regulatory Waiver Deadline for PHAs

HUD extended the submission deadline for expedited regulatory waivers until April 1, 2022, for Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers.

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HUD Updates FMRs for 12 Areas

HUD updated the fair market rents (FMRs) for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program and other programs for Fiscal Year 2022 for 12 areas based on new survey data: 

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Congress Passes Full FY 2022 Funding

Last week, Congress passed FY 2022 funding through Sept. 30, 2022. The bill includes 53.7 billion in HUD funding, a $4 billion increase of FY 2021 levels.

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New Resources for DCTA Recipients and Smaller Distressed Communities

HUD’s library of resources, relevant to Distressed Cities and Persistent Poverty Technical Assistance (DCTA) recipients and smaller distressed communities, features a wide range of resources, reports, webinars and funding opportunities that might be of interest to small governments, tribal organizations and nonprofits, including COVID-19 recovery information.

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Impact of Rising Utility Costs on Residents of Multifamily Housing Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy forecasts a three-year high in 2022 for average residential utility costs across the U.S. that may affect families who pay for some or all of their household’s utility bills. 

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HUD Revises Base City High Cost Percentage, High Cost Area and Per Unit Substantial Rehabilitation Threshold for 2022

In Mortgagee Letter 2022-05 and Housing Notice 2022-02, HUD increased the substantial rehabilitation for FHA insured loan programs from $15,000 to $16,983 per unit.

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HUD Posts FY 2022 Section 8 HAP AAFs

HUD issued a notice of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Annual Adjustment Factors (AAFs) for certain properties in HUD’s Section 8 housing assistance payment (HAP) programs.

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FHA Removes Temporary COVID-19 Underwriting Mitigants for Multifamily 223(f) Transactions

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that it is removing temporary COVID-19 underwriting mitigants for multifamily transactions insured under Section 223(f) of the National Housing Act effective immediately for all insured transactions that have yet to reach endorsement.

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Updated Preservation Data Available from the National Housing Preservation Database

The National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation updated its National Housing Preservation Database.

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HUD Releases New Section 3 Guidebook

HUD released its Section 3 Guidebook. Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 that ensures employment, training and contracting opportunities for low- and very low-income workers and eligible businesses in connection with the planning, construction and rehabilitation of housing and community development projects assisted by HUD.

Department of Energy

Department of Energy Extends Categorical Eligibility to Include HUD-Assisted Households

The Department of Energy released Weatherization Program Notice 22-5, which expands client eligibility for the program.

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HUD Issues Notice Requiring Carbon Monoxide Alarms, Detectors in Assisted Housing

HUD issued Notice PIH 2022-01 to HUD-assisted housing owners clarifying the requirement they install carbon monoxide alarms or detectors in their properties.

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