COVID-19 Supplemental Payments Still Available

Posted On: November 24, 2020

Did you know COVID-19 Supplemental Payments (CSP) are still available?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released Notice H 2020-11 detailing the continued availability of funds for COVID-19 Supplemental Payments for PBRA properties under Section 8, 202, or Section 811 Programs.

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We’ve previously detailed how the CARES Act provided:

  • $1 billion for Project-Based Rental Assistance for Section 8
  • $50 million for Housing for the Elderly (Section 202)
  • $15 million for Housing for Persons with Disabilities (Section 811)

The overall goal was to help Owner/Agents COVID-19 “prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus.”

Eligible Expenditures

HUD has detailed the expenditures that will qualify for CSP reimbursement.

  • Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting common areas and property management offices as a preventative measure.
  • Intensive deep cleaning and sanitization services in response to presence of COVID-19 cases at the property, which may include treatment in units being prepared for reoccupancy, in addition to common areas.
  • Office technology and other equipment needs to facilitate social distancing.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks and goggles, gloves, hand hygiene products for use by property management staff and for residents entering leasing offices or using common areas.
  • Facility and equipment expenses related to maintaining adequate social distancing, including but not limited to cough/sneeze barriers or modifying or limiting access to communal spaces.
  • Site control measures in support of shelter-in-place, stay-at-home orders, or visitor restriction policies within properties.
  • Temporary staffing, contract services, overtime pay, and/or supply expenditures to maintain or enhance on-going service coordination in properties designated to serve the elderly or persons with disabilities (excludes service coordinator positions funded by a Multifamily Service Coordinator Grant).
  • Temporary staffing increases to process higher-than-normal volumes of interim tenant recertifications requested by tenants due to loss of income (includes overtime and new positions; excludes “hazard pay” bonuses)

You can read detailed information about COVID-19 Supplemental Payments in the following documents:



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