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Joe Miksch | REAC Inspections

HUD Can Improve Its Oversight of the Physical Condition of Public Housing Developments

The HUD OIG audited Public Housing’s oversight of physical conditions. This audit includes insight into the shortcomings of REAC Inspections, HUD Field office oversight, and PHA’s self-inspections. Many issues cited on REAC inspection follow-up will be addressed with the implementation of NSPIRE, but the issue of consistent oversight of PHAs remains unaddressed by NSPIRE.  OIG […]

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Joe Miksch | HUD and Tax Credit Compliance

HUD Hoping to Smooth Path to Housing for Those with Criminal Records

HUD has announced plans to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which will make it easier for those with criminal records to qualify for subsidized housing. The announcement follows a comprehensive review of HUD regulations, policies and guidance geared toward increasing opportunities for qualified individuals and families to receive housing assistance from HUD. According to […]

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Joe Miksch | REAC Inspections

Let Us Be Your Guide to NSPIRE

In this online resource library and downloadable manual, we have condensed the NSPIRE standards and organized the standards into a format that is more recognizable and removes some of the redundancies in HUD’s NSPIRE standards. Our Understanding NSPIRE Standards Manual reduces the standards from approximately 650 pages on HUD’s website to just under 70 pages.

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Joe Miksch | HUD and Tax Credit Compliance

VAWA Reauthorized: HUD Strengthens Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced added resources to advance housing protections for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA is a federal law originally enacted in 1994 that today protects individuals who are survivors of domestic violence, dating […]

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Joe Miksch | Capital Needs Assessments

You Need This Tool: Capital Needs Assessment eTool for Asset Management Now Required

On March 29, 2023, HUD published Housing Notice 2023-03: Capital Needs Assessment (CNA) eTool for Asset Management. The bottom line is that starting on June 27, 2023, 90 days from the publication of the notice, use of the CNA eTool is required for all CNA submissions, with a limited number of exceptions. The Notice provides […]

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Joe Miksch | HUD and Tax Credit Compliance

Be Prepared for Coming Changes to the Section 8 Renewal Rules

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Multifamily Housing Programs has updated guidance for owners of properties taking part in its Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) program. The changes go into effect on May 1, 2023. Further information can be found in Chapter Nine of HUD’s Section 8 Renewal Policy […]

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