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Scott Precourt | REAC Inspections

All REAC Inspections to use NSPIRE Standards Starting October 2023

HUD’s NSPIRE changes to REAC are on pace to roll out as of October 1, 2023. On October 19th, our Founding Partner, Scott Precourt, participated in a panel discussion at the NLHA Conference in Washington, DC, and received an update on the demonstration program. The Deputy Assistant Secretary of HUD REAC shared NSPIRE’s advancements through […]

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Scott Precourt | REAC Inspections

HUD Publishes New Proposed NSPIRE Rules and Seeks Comments

On June 17, 2022, HUD published an update in the Federal Register 24 CFR Parts 5, 92, 93, 200, 574, 576, 578, 880, 882, 884, 886, 888, 902, 982, 983, and 985 ([Docket Nos. 6086–N–02] – Request for Comments: National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate and Associated Protocols’ Comments will be accepted […]

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Scott Precourt | REAC Inspections

HUD Publishes Revisions to Proposed NSPIRE Standards

HUD recently published an update to seven proposed NSPIRE standards as part of the proposed NSPIRE protocols, which are currently being used in a demonstration program. It is important to remember that all NSPIRE standards currently being proposed will go into effect once a final rule has been published, which is expected in CY 2023 […]

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Scott Precourt | REAC Inspections

Resident, Owner, and Agent’s Rights for REAC Inspections During the Pandemic

In response to inquiries, Multifamily Housing has received regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and REAC inspections, HUD created this flyer. The flyer outlines the rights and obligations of residents, owners, and agents when a REAC inspection is scheduled. This includes: Residents have the right to decline to have their unit inspected as part of a REAC inspection […]

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Scott Precourt | HUD and Tax Credit Compliance

HUD Announces New Rule for Carbon Monoxide Alarms

On January 31, 2022, HUD issued a notice (PIH Notice 2022-01), announcing that HUD will enforce the installation of carbon monoxide alarms or detectors in HUD-assisted housing by December 27, 2022. Essentially, this is the action plan of applying a law passed several years ago – The Carbon Monoxide Alarms Leading Every Resident To Safety Act […]

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Scott Precourt | REAC Inspections

HUD’s Big Inspection Plan to Catch Up on Past Due REACs

HUD has created a “Return To Operations 2.0″ for REAC Inspections that attempts to address the backlog of REAC Inspections that accumulated during COVID. This Return to Operations includes the ” Big Inspection Plan”, which lays out a map towards addressing the tremendous inspection need. You can download a presentation from HUD REAC Secretary Ashlee […]

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