CATEGORIES FOR housing affordability

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“HERS test” key to determining housing affordability

This week in Birmingham, Alabama Power sent certified RESNET HERS Raters to the North Titusville neighborhood to conduct a HERS […]

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$500,000 in CARES Act Funding to Fair Housing Organizations

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.

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Resuming REAC Inspections: Tuesday Tip

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.

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Tuesday Tip: Economic Impact Payment for Non-Filers

Vickie discusses information about the Economic Impact Payment for Non-Filers (RHIIP Listserv #445) in this week's Tuesday Tip!

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Tuesday Tip: Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice

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.

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AFFH Termination, Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice

The decision to terminate was based on the perception that the regulation proved to be "complicated, costly, and ineffective."

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Tuesday Tip: Eviction Moratorium, President’s Executive Order

Vickie discusses the Eviction Moratorium that ended on July 24th, and how the President's Executive Order does NOT extend it.

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Tuesday Tip: COVID-19 Precautions for your Staff and Residents

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.

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Tuesday Tip: Expiration for COVID-19 Supplemental Payment (CSPs) Request

Vickie discusses the importance of submitting your COVID-19 Supplemental Payment Request forms (HUD Form 52671-E) by Wednesday, August 5th, 2020.

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Instructions for CSP Requests

Be sure to read HUD Notice H 20-8 to determine whether you want to participate in Tier 1 or Tier 2. And all requests need to be received by HUD or the Contract Administrator by 11:59 pm local time on August 5th, 2020, in order to be given equal consideration. You can email your requests to CARESActForms@navigatehousing.com.

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