On September 29, 2020, HUD released Inspector Notice 2020-01 – The new guidance became effective yesterday, Monday, October 5, 2020. The new REAC Process for Inspections is to assist with the return to operations and to prioritize safe practical means to resume inspection activities.
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Vickie discusses Electronic Transmission for MORs in this week's Tuesday Tip.
On Monday, September 21st, HUD announced it's giving additional funding to 15 Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies. The total amount awarded is over $500,000 to Fair Housing agencies. The agencies span across 12 states. This funding is to support activities related to COVID-19.
REAC is back! Vickie discusses everything you need to know about the resuming of REAC physical inspections, including all the protocols and strategies HUD and REAC are using to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Vickie discusses information about the Economic Impact Payment for Non-Filers (RHIIP Listserv #445) in this week's Tuesday Tip!
Vickie discusses the temporary emergency order that the CDC released on the Federal Register halting residential evictions to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
Vickie covers the "Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice" rule that was announced on August 7th. This ruling was announced along with the repeal of the "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" rule put into place by the Obama Administration in 2015.
The decision to terminate was based on the perception that the regulation proved to be "complicated, costly, and ineffective."
Vickie discusses the Eviction Moratorium that ended on July 24th, and how the President's Executive Order does NOT extend it.
First and foremost, remember that HUD encourages property owners and agents to follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and the direction of local health officials in all cases.