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Tips and Advice for the Affordable Housing Industry

The Score is a periodic publication from US Housing Consultants providing information for the affordable housing industry that shares practical information for everyday use. 

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HUD REAC Releases New Compilation Bulletin - 4.0 Version 3, Effective October 2, 2017

Are you ready for some changes to REAC? More changes are on the way from HUD REAC! The much anticipated new version of the REAC/UPCS Compilation Bulletin (HUD REAC Com...

Non-Industry Standard Repair Requirements and Non-Inspectable Items

Alan Travis, Inspection Analsyt

This summer we received several questions from people in the industry about the implementation of REAC’s “Non-Industry Standard Repairs” Requirement, and we thought...

There have been changes that deal with the laws that govern what happens when a property fails its REAC Inspection, added to a recent appropriations bill. This appropriations bill included

HUD REAC Presentation Summary

HUD has released a new PowerPoint presentation as of March 9, 2017, as part of their Dine & Learn series. Many of these clarifications are reiterations of existing rules. Many of the rules that need clarification and reinforcement are a little su...

Hazards - Any Other

Did the REAC Inspector record that deficiency correctly?

The UPCS Compilation Bulletin is full of valuable and useful information for REAC inspections, but the information in the protocol is only useful if the REAC inspector knows how to interpre...

A New Reality

REAC Inspections Should Be Done Based on Rules, Not Rumors

Over the last several months, we have been getting variations of the same question “What is going on with REAC?” As in, why are inspections so much different than they used to be? New clien...

On October 3, 2016, HUD Multifamily released Notice H 2016-10

...which deals with Lead-Based Paint disclosures and inspection documentation reviewed during REAC Inspections. In this notice, HUD reminds us all of the dangers of lead poisoning, especially to y...

Useful Tips regarding Household Composition

As compliance consultants who review thousands of HUD and LIHTC files, we have put together some frequently asked questions regarding household composition. We are hoping that the following FAQs will provide you with guidance concerni...

HUD announces new protections for victims of harassment and survivors of domestic violence to go into effect on October 14, 2016.

Many municipalities have adopted local nuisance ordinances for the purpose of allowing landlords to evict domestic violence survivors and others who seek police or emergenc...

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