Archive October 2018

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NAHMA HUD Update: Housing Notice on Physical Conditions Standards and Inspection Requirements, Housing Notice on Revised Concentration of Principal Risk Criteria, and HUD Announces REAC Re-examination

Today, HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing shared the following policy updates on Physical Conditions Standards and Inspection Requirements (H 2018-08), Wholesale REAC re-examination, and FHA Principal Risk Criteria Revision (H 2018-09).  Please note that I have attached the REAC update and the physical inspection notice.

HUD News: HUD's Real Estate Assessment Center

Secretary Carson directed a wholesale re-examination of how the Department conducts REAC inspections.

NAHMA COQ Awards Applications Due Next Friday

Alexandria, Va., Oct. 26, 2018 - There is only one week left to finalize your application for the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA)’s Communities of Quality (COQ) Awards competition. 

HUD Reminder to Owners In Affected Areas

HUD released the following reminder for owners in the Hurricane Michael affected areas.

SAHMA Members Impacted By Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael left destruction across the panhandle. A SAHMA member was able to make contact with a representative from Royal American Management, who was directly impacted by the hurricane. They are currently operating out of tents in the parking lot of their corporate office in Panama City. Below is a list of items that would be helpful for their recovery efforts: 

Reminder of Procedures in the Event of Resident Displacement and/or Property Damage

As Hurricane Michael approaches the Southeast, HUD wants to remind you of the procedures and tools available for owners and residents impacted by disasters. 

NAHMA HUD Update: CNA e-Tool: Release 2.3.2 launches on October 15; Webinar on Release 2.3; Updated Known Issues and Solutions; and Updated Usage Statistics

Below, please find information from HUD regarding the CNA e-Tool release 2.3.2 and related updates. For more information, please click here.

NAHMA Rural Housing Update: Reserve Accounts, Allowable Expenses, and Reallocation of Rental Assistance

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Below, please find three recent updates from USDA regarding allowable expenses and reserve accounts for Multi-Family Housing properties, and reallocation of Rental Assistance units for properties no longer in the program: 

Short-term Extension of Federal Financing Bank Risk Share Initiative

HUD announced that they will be extending their Multifamily risk-sharing initiative with the Federal Financing Bank (FFB) for eligible Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) through December 31, 2018.

NAHMA HUD Update: Reminder - TRACS 10/20/2018 Deadline for Transport Layer Security (TLS) V1.0 Upgrade

Below, please find a reminder from HUD regarding the October 20, 2018 deadline for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) Upgrade. 


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