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July 31
PHADA Conducts Additional Analyses of HUD’s Proposed Admin Fee Formula
HUD published its Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Fee Study - Final Report on April 8. HUD’s August 11 deadline approaches for Housing Authorities (HAs) to file comments about the drawbacks and benefits of the Department’s administrative fee study and formula. Read more

July 30
Department of Justice Issues Additional Guidance on Service Animals
As a result of a recent Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement, the DOJ issued new guidance related to service animals and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This guidance clarifies requirements for accommodating individuals who require service animals and the purposes that they serve. Read more

July 28
OIG Releases Audit: Overincome Families Resided in Public Housing Units
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released an audit entitled, "Overincome Families Resided in Public Housing Units." The Department states that it conducted the audit at the behest of Congressman David P. Roe, who requested that the OIG review the number of families residing in government-subsidized housing whose income exceeded current income limits. Read more

July 20
PHADA Provides Sample Comments for Members' Use in Filing Admin. Fee Letters by 8/11
HUD has extended the deadline to submit comments regarding its administrative fee study and formula recommendations until August 11, in response to a request from PHADA, NAHRO and CLPHA for additional time. To date, HUD has left out a considerable number of PHADA's recommendations regarding important aspects of the study and formula. 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 2016 Proposed HUD Budget
Get the latest information on the FY'16 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



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