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August 20
HUD Issues Notice on Operating Subsidy Eligibility Calculations for Calendar Year 2015
HUD has issued PIH notice 2014-19 providing HAs with instructions for the calculation of operating subsidy eligibility in Calendar Year (CY) 2015. It also informs HAs that in an effort to reduce their reporting burdens HUD will use information in its systems of record to determine operating subsidy eligibility.

August 19
Industry Groups Send Joint Letter to Inspector General Montoya on Audit
On behalf of the memberships of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA), the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), and the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA), we are writing to express our profound disappointment with your office’s recently released report entitled Public Housing Operating and Capital Fund Program Central Office Cost Center Fees. Read more

August 18
Department Publishes Proposed FY 2015 FMRs
On August 15, HUD published proposed Fair Market Rents for FY 2015. HUD's proposed FMRs will not be finalized until after public comment and local studies to appeal FMR values. Once finalized, FY 2015 FMRs will take effect on October 1, 2014. Relative to FY 2014 FMRs, HUD's proposed FY 2015 FMRs decrease dramatically in some areas and increase dramatically in other areas. PHADA plans to file comments through by September 15, 2014. Read more

August 18
HUD Issues Notice Concerning On-Site Utility Technologies and the Rate Reduction Incentive in Public Housing
HUD recently issued PIH notice 2014-18, providing additional guidance regarding on-site utility technologies and the Rate Reduction Incentive (RRI) in public housing. As an incentive to utilizing technologies on site, rather than the traditional process of purchasing utilities from a provider, HAs can share annual cost savings equally with HUD through efforts toward utility rate reductions and energy conservation measures. Read more

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Highlights and Quick Reference

newsThe drop-down menu below lists a number of important issues and topics relating to public housing. Use it as a resource to read up on past and present articles specific to those topics.

PIH notices
Congratulations to the 2014 Scholarship Winners
$7,000 Bollinger Scholarship and $5,000 Freedom & Civil Rights Winner - Cali Willcockson (Fairfax County HA); $5,000 HD Supply Winner - Destinee Monae Green (Charlotte HA)

Small PHA Reform Toolkit and SHARP PublicationToolkit
Get the latest information on Small PHA Reform

FY 2015 Proposed HUD Budget
Get the latest information on the FY'15 budget

HUD's Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Website
Provides background materials, authorizing legislation, and examples of resources.

Preserving Public Housing
Realistic Options to Increase Revenue, Reduce Costs and Provide Program Flexibility


Industry Group's Proposal to Address Budget Crisis

PHADA's Position Papers:
FY 2015 THUD Appropriations
Small Housing Authority Reform Proposal (SHARP)
Affordable Housing and Self Sufficiency Improvement Act (AHSSIA)

PHADA Survey: Effects of Funding Cuts

Public Housing's Critical Value to Communities

PHADA Issue Briefs



Legislative Action Center
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