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July 23
HUD Raises HCV Admin Fee Proration
PHADA wrote to HUD on March 31, asking the Department to exercise its statutory authority to locate carryover of unobligated funds from prior years within the Section 8 tenant-based spending account. Association staff has had follow-up discussions with HUD since then and received correspondence (see HUD letter) this week, announcing that HUD was able to locate $41 million to boost the proration from 75 to "approximately 79 percent." Read more

July 16
HUD Issues Notice on Relocation Requirements Under RAD
HUD issued PIH notice 2014-17 providing HAs with information and resources on applicable program and relocation assistance requirements when planning for or implementing resident moves as a result of a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion under the first component of the demonstration. Read more

July 15
HUD Issues Proposed Consortia Rule
On July 11, HUD published a proposed rule which focuses mainly on establishing a new category of consortia for administration of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, which the Department refers to as single ACC consortium. 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:
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



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