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Relief from HUD Requirements


ALL PHAs who were affected by Hurricane Florence please read this notice for important information from HUD pertaining to requests for waivers of requirements:

Please be advised that this notice advises the public that HUD is establishing an expedited process, for CY 2018, for the review of requests for relief from HUD regulatory and/or administrative HUD requirements for PHAs that are located in counties that are included in Major Disaster Declarations (MDD) areas.

Unless otherwise stated, requests for waivers must be made no later than four months after the initial Major Disaster Declaration. This notice became applicable on September 12, 2018.

Flexibilities that are available include extension of deadlines, Family Self-Sufficiency minimum program size, etc. and HUD Requirements that may be waived include, but are not limited to financial reporting standards and filing of financial reports, the announcement of opening and closing waiting lists, exception of payment standard amount, etc.

If you are unsure if you are in an MDD area or if you have questions concerning the type of requirements that can be waived you may contact:

Shelia Bethea Office of Field Operations Office of Public and Indian Housing Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 Seventh Street SW Room 4112 Washington, DC 20140-5000 (202) 402 - 8120

Read the full Notice here

or Click HERE for a printable PDF version of the notice


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