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HUD Publishes PIH 2024-04: GUIDANCE ON ELIGIBLE USES FOR PIH PROGRAM FUNDS RELATED TO PERSONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

This Notice provides guidance for public housing agencies (PHAs) administering the Public Housing (PH) and/or Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs, along with other PIH grantees (for example, recipients of federal funding through PIH's NOFO process), on compliance with federal requirements for providing meaningful access to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP). 
Special Attention of:
Public Housing Agencies administering the 
Housing Choice Voucher
and/or Public Housing Programs, PIH grantees                                                                                                                                               

 
                                                                                                                       Notice PIH 2024–04 

Issued: January 31, 2024

Expires: This Notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded. 

Cross References: N/A



  

Subject: GUIDANCE ON ELIGIBLE USES FOR PIH PROGRAM FUNDS RELATED TO PERSONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

1. Applicability:

This Notice provides guidance for public housing agencies (PHAs) administering the Public Housing (PH) and/or Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs, along with other PIH grantees (for example, recipients of federal funding through PIH's NOFO process), on compliance with federal requirements for providing meaningful access to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP).

2. Purpose:

The Fiscal Year 2022 Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) for Division L - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022 directed the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) and Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) to develop guidance for utilizing PIH program funds for LEP related activities. The JES also directed HUD to identify best practices for language access plans and cost-effective strategies for accessing robust language assistance. The guidance consolidates and clarifies information on the existing eligible use of funds within PIH program funds for LEP-related activities. 

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