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How COVID-19 impacts Tenant Annual and Interim Recertifications

While COVID-19 seems to be at the forefront of all our minds, its impact on our industry is right there too. On Tuesday, March 24th, HUD released TRACS COVID 19 Notification 03_24_2020 Ver 1, where it lays out the impact of the ongoing crisis on Tenant Annual and Interim Recertifications.

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Warning from GSA: Scamming and Price Gouging

The General Services Administration (GSA) has posted to Interact, its outreach website, that there have been “reports of companies fraudulently claiming to be GSA vendors attempting to exploit legitimate COVID-19 concerns to mislead consumers into paying exorbitant prices for products associated with COVID-19.”

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HUD relays info on COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”)

HUD has included helpful fact sheets from the CDC on the virus that housing authorities, landlords, non-profits, and shelters can share with their residents, staff, friends, and families that provide steps they can take to help protect themselves:

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The REDLINES Exhibit Reveals Impact of Racial Zoning

The REDLINES Exhibit at the Birmingham Museum of Art revealed the significant impact of discriminatory zoning practices in the 30s and 40s in Birmingham, Alabama, that have had lasting effects even to today.

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HUD Release: Funding Awarded to Build 1100 Homes for Seniors across the Nation

Last week, HUD Secretary Carson granted more than $51 million of housing assistance to organizations across the country to fund more affordable housing construction, rental assistance, and supportive services delivery for very low-income seniors.

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Manufactured Housing Key Focus for Carson

Manufactured housing is now in focus for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, and […]

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Your Residents Can Get Free Money For School

Navigate is proud to contribute annually to the NAHMA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program. Last year, NAHMA awarded scholarships to 109 residents, but the number could be higher.

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HUD Releases Guidance on “Assistance Animals”

Yesterday, HUD put out a release giving guidance to how housing managers can be sure they’re in compliance with Fair […]

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National Bath Safety Month

January is National Bath Safety Month! Some might not realize but the bath is a place in the home where […]

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What does it mean to be Housing Cost Burdened?

The graph above shows the percentages of renters in the state of Alabama who are cost-burdened and severely cost-burdened among […]

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