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Archive August 2019

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Preparations for Hurricane Dorian - Vacancy Reporting

As we prepare for Hurricane Dorian to make landfall in Florida as a possible category 4 hurricane on Monday evening, we need to begin preparations to relocate displaced residents. 

Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program, and Other Programs Fiscal Year 2020

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD published the Notice of Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Fair Market Rents (FMRs) and Response to Public Comments on the June 5, 2019 Federal Register notice announcing two method changes in the calculation of FMRs.

Mitigation Minute for August 28, 2019

This series is provided by FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance
The “Mitigation Minute” contains a weekly fact about grants and resources provided across the country to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards and does not endorse any non-government organizations, entities or services.

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

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

Demonstration to Assess the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate and Associated Protocols

The shift to the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) will further one of HUD's highest priority strategic outcomes--resident health and safety.

Initial Release of NSPIRE Standards

HUD has released the first set of NSPIRE standards for review on its NSPIRE website.

NAHMA HUD Update: HUD Proposes Changes to the Fair Housing Act's Disparate Impact Standard; NAHMA Requests Members Submit Feedback by September 27

The proposed revision to the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Rule was published in the Federal Register for public comments

NAHMA HUD Update: HUD Disaster Recovery Exercise Starts this Sunday August 18th

Below, please find an update from HUD regarding a HUD Disaster Recovery Modernization Upgrade exercise that will take place beginning this Sunday, August 18th.

NAHMA HUD Update: HUD launches foster youth initiative; Jobs Plus NOFA published for PHAs

Recently, HUD announced two updates regarding a foster youth initiative and the Jobs Plus program.

Seeking Affordable Housing Advisory Council Nominations

Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (Bank) is soliciting nominations from Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, and South Carolina for individuals to serve on the Bank's Affordable Housing Advisory Council (Advisory Council). 

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