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2015 PHADA Scholarship Application Information

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Breaking News

October 29
Agencies With Flat Rent Problems Have Just Two Days Left to Delay the Effects on Residents
Some Housing Authorities (HAs) and low-income households have experienced adverse impacts of the new flat rent law. In other cases, the new flat rent requirements do not pose a problem. In all instances, local housing and economic conditions are the deciding factors. HUD's PIH Notice 2014-12 and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) allow HAs to set flat rents based on final FY 2015 Fair Market Rents (FMRs) so that they would not affect households' rent shares or Total Tenant Payment (TTP) until January 1, 2015. Read more

October 22
HUD Issues Notice on Over Subsidization in Voucher Programs
HUD issued PIH notice regarding over subsidization in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, with some additional guidance to Housing Authorities on the data analytic tools available and the specific procedures to help detect and monitor over subsidized households, improper payment standards and reporting errors. Read more

October 16
HUD Issues Proposed Rule on Demolition or Disposition and the Conversion of Public Housing to Tenant-Based Assistance
HUD recently issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register entitled, "Public Housing Program: Demolition or Disposition of Public Housing Projects, and Conversion of Public Housing to Tenant-Based Assistance". The rule revises and clarifies a number of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) regulations governing the public housing program. Read more

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Highlights and Quick Reference

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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:
****NEW**** 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



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