ICAST’s IRA & BIL Instant Benefit Estimate Calculator is now available on NH&RA’s website under the Resources section.
HUD updated a workbook that allows public housing authorities (PHAs) to assess the eligibility of a proposed rehabilitation of a property for a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)/Section 18 construction blend or an opportunity zones (OZ) rent boost.
HUD is seeking feedback on potential changes to the current notice that guides how properties assisted under the Section 811 assisted housing program for persons with disabilities can be converted through the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.
A new guide from HUD, Increasing the Supply of New Affordable Housing: Quick Guide to Using HUD’s Community Planning and Development (CPD) Programs, details funding sources available for affordable housing and provides case studies.
HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs announced that construction investment for affordable housing preservation through the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program has surpassed $15 billion since the program’s inception in 2013.
HUD’s Office of Recapitalization recently released timelines for year-end closings of Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) transactions.
On March 3 at 2 p.m. ET the RAD Collaborative will host a virtual roundtable with Tom Davis and other Recap Office staff, joined by public housing practitioners who have used RAD-Section 18 Blends options to meet a range of portfolio capital needs.
HUD released an expanded Rental Assistance Demonstration data dashboard on the RAD Resource Desk.
In a new CityScape article, Alex Schwartz of the New School and Kirk McClure of the University of Kansas explore how the RAD program can “consume” LIHTCs.
HUD will host a webinar at 3:30 pm ET on April 20 to provide an overview of the new Section 3 rule and its implementation in Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversions. In the fall, HUD updated the Section Three rule in order to focus on economic opportunity outcomes while simultaneously reducing regulatory burden, improving Section Three’s effectiveness, streamlining some processes that have not yielded significant benefits and encouraging HUD grantees to focus on sustained employment for low- and very low-income individuals.
HUD and Enterprise Community Partners will host a webinar from 1-3 p.m. ET on February 17 on the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) and Section 18 new blend options described in PIH Notice 2021-07. Register here.
On January 19, HUD published Notice PIH 2021-07 superseding and replacing its 2018 Section 18 notice regarding the demolition and/or disposition of public housing property, eligibility for tenant protection vouchers (TPV) and associated requirements.
In just seven years since the first public housing property converted under the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and their partners have cleared another major milestone—surpassing more than $10 billion for the improvement and replacement of converting public housing properties.