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HOME, HTF Monthly Reports and HOME Quarterly Reports Now Posted

Please find below several updates from the HUD Exchange, including:
  • HOME Monthly Reports Available
  • HOME Quarterly Reports
  • Housing Trust Fund Monthly Reports Available
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HUD Announces New Proposed “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” Rule, Taking a Major Step Towards Rooting Out Longstanding Inequities in Housing and Fostering Inclusive Communities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will imminently publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register to fulfill the promise of the 1968 Fair Housing Act. The proposed rule aims to remedy the effects of the long history of discrimination in housing, and will help to foster opportunity in communities across the country where every resident can thrive. In addition, this proposed rule meets President Biden's call in his first days in office to fully enforce the Fair Housing Act, outlined in the Memorandum on Redressing Our Nation's and the Federal Government's History of Discriminatory Housing Practices and Policies.
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Register for an Introduction to Build America, Buy America Webinar

  • By: admin
  • On: 01/18/2023 16:02:21
  • In: RD
On February 3, 2023, all non-Federal entities receiving USDA Rural Development (RD) federal financial assistance for infrastructure projects must comply with the Build America, Buy America Act (BABAA).

 

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Rates for January 2023

Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2023-3, which provides various prescribed rates for federal income tax purposes, including applicable federal interest rates, adjusted applicable federal interest rates, and adjusted long-term and tax-exempt rates for January 2023.

 

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Proposed Rule Issued on Religious Liberty Protections; Lead-based Paint and Hazards NOFO Announced

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced two historic Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) that will make homes healthier and safer for low-income families. With this investment, since 1993, HUD has made more than $2.7 billion available to protect children, families, and individuals from exposure to lead and other hazards in their homes.
>> Proposed Rule Issued on Religious Liberty Protections; Lead-based Paint and Hazards NOFO Announced

Multifamily Housing Section 515/514/516 Loan Origination and Project Servicing Handbook Revision

  • By: admin
  • On: 01/13/2023 16:00:57
  • In: RD
On December 8, 2022, Rural Development released a Procedure Notice (PN) announcing revisions to the Multifamily Housing Loan Origination Handbook (Handbook-1-3560 Chapter 4) and the Multifamily Housing Project Servicing Handbook (Handbook-3-3560 Chapter 7). The PN clarified submission requirements related to citizenship and qualified alien status for Section 515/514/516 Loan, Grant, and Project Ownership Transfer applications. >> Read All of Multifamily Housing Section 515/514/516 Loan Origination and Project Servicing Handbook Revision

Citizenship and Qualified Alien Status Eligibility Requirements for Multifamily Housing Applicants

  • By: admin
  • On: 01/12/2023 10:41:57
  • In: RD
On December 8, 2022, Rural Development released a Procedure Notice (PN) to announce revisions to the Multifamily Housing (MFH) Loan Origination Handbook (Handbook-1-3560 Chapter 4) and the MFH Project Servicing Handbook (Handbook-3-3560 Chapter 7) to clarify citizenship and qualified alien status requirements for applicants during the MFH loan origination process and for MFH project ownership transfers.  
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Housing Solutions in Rural Recreation Communities

  • By: admin
  • On: 01/11/2023 16:05:04
  • In: RD
Gateway communities lie just outside or adjacent to major tourist attractions such as national parks, wilderness areas, or nature resorts. Many of these communities experience multiple housing challenges including – a lack of affordable housing, available financing, and rapid population growth. The webinar will highlight federal resources and private sector strategies that help communities leverage their outdoor recreation and tourism venues to address housing solutions and improve economic resilience.
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HUD RFI Seeks to Obtain Feedback Regarding Contractor Support Services and Draft Performance Work Statement

We wanted to draw your attention to a Request for Information Notice (RFI) issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Multifamily Housing to obtain market information regarding contractor support services for the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP) and to receive industry feedback on the draft Performance Work Statement (PWS). This is being issued solely for information and planning purposes. 
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Join the Multifamily Housing Partnership Update Meeting on January 26, 2023

  • By: admin
  • On: 01/06/2023 14:18:46
  • In: RD
Join USDA Rural Development Multifamily Housing (MFH) leadership to receive updates on MFH programs.  USDA Rural Development MFH Field Operations staff hold these quarterly to provide updates to our customers.
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