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Two New PHADA Fact Sheets


What You Should Know About NSPIRE Now

The first NSPIRE inspections of record took place on August 10 at public housing properties. As housing authorities (HAs) prepare for the rollout and implementation of NSPIRE across various programs, it is important to be aware of the variation of NSPIRE Compliance Dates, Based on Program compliance dates and requirements among programs.

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What’s New with Build America, Buy America?

Some Clarification Provided, Many Questions Remain

On November 2, 2023, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released CPD Notice 2023-12, entitled “CPD Implementation Guidance for the Build America, Buy America Act’s domestic content procurement preference as part of the Infra- structure Investment and Jobs Act.” The notice provides additional guidance on the timing and requirements under the Build America, Buy America Act for covered CPD programs and activities.

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Recent PHADA Comments

PHADA Has Major Concerns Regarding NSPIRE and BABA

The Build America, Buy America Act (BABA) and the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) are two current issues that have the potential to significantly impact housing authorities’ programming, development, and operations. PHADA has provided comments on both BABA and NSPIRE to HUD. Below are short synopses of PHADA’s concerns related to these two important pending policy issues included in the comments the association sent to HUD.

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PHADA Writes to HUD’s Secretary and to Appropriators About TARs Concerns

On July 6, PHADA wrote to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees sharing our concerns about tenant accounts receivable (TARs) and asking Congress to fully fund the Public Housing Operating Fund and to provide adequate shortfall funding for HAs.

On September 29, following PHADA’s 2024 Commissioners’ Conference, PHADA worte to HUD Secretary Fudge about growing concerns raised by members regarding the 30-day notice of requirement to vacate due to non-payment of rent, along with the increased risks from continued high TARs.

Read the Appropriations Committees’ letter.

Read the full letter & attachments to Secretary Fudge.


PHADA’s Regulatory Comments

Access the full list of regulatory comments submitted by PHADA and industry partners.

HUD Budget/Appropriations

Access information published by PHADA on HUD's budget and congressional appropriations.

PHADA Position Papers, Issue Briefs, and Fact Sheets

Read PHADA's in-depth analysis of important issues facing the industry.

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