HUD meetings set on Section 8 issues
- Section 8 Interpretation Worries Agencies. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;8/9/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31446, p5
Focuses on the Section 8 housing assistance contract provision of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Citation of allowing owners to opt out of existing contracts; Deterioration of the credit quality of some housing bond programs; Assertion of affordable housing advocates on...
- Mark-to-market: Crisis & opportunity. Colaco, Sallie D.; Martinez, Robin S. // Journal of Housing & Community Development;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p23
Examines the feasibility of the mark-to-market policy used by the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Reduction of above-market rents; Effect on certain assisted housing properties; Category of properties.
- Section 8 Renewal Rule: Use It or Lose It. Sard, Barbara // Journal of Housing & Community Development;May/Jun2001, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p27
Explains the United States Department of Housing and Development's regulation governing renewal of expiring Section 8 tenant-based assistance contracts. Effect on local housing agencies; Renewal formula; Policy on use of reserves; Limited authority to alter actual cost methodology.
- HUD RESCINDS PHAS RULE. // Journal of Housing & Community Development;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p16
Reports on the plans of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development to revoke the proposed rule for the Public Housing Assessment System. Sources of funds; Enhancement of the accounting system.
- Housing and Urban Development Dept. to provide cultural sensitivity training for realtors. // Jet;12/08/97, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p26
Reports on the plans of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to offer cultural sensitivity training for real estate agents. The desire to address the disparity in minority to white home ownership.
- Section 236 project owners may retain excess income. Jacobs, Barry G. // National Real Estate Investor;Jun98, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p36
Announces that owners of Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured Section 236 projects may receive United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approval to retain excess rent if they agree to use the funds for certain purposes.
- 40-year term provided for preservation programs. Jacobs, Barry G. // National Real Estate Investor;Nov93, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p28
Reports on the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development's amendment of regulations for its low-income housing preservation programs. Provision of 40-year terms for Section 241(f) equity and acquisition loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration.
- HUD Sets New Homeownership Goals. // Community Banker;Sep2000, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p12
Reports the homeownership goals of the Housing and Urban Development in the United States. Challenges to increase homeownership among Afro-Americans and Hispanics; Efforts to insure mortgages for Afro-American and Hispanic families through the Federal Housing Administration; Assistance from...
- Occupancy guidelines--confusion reigns once again. Bates, Malcolm W. // Journal of Property Management;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p4
Criticizes United States Department of Housing and Urban Development general counsel Nelson Diaz for rescinding the two-person per bedroom occupation standard. Exclusion of families with children; Concerns over property deterioration with the rescission of the standard.
- Feds crack down on Web-based mortgage refund frauds. Messmer, Ellen // Network World;12/01/97, Vol. 14 Issue 48, p16
Reports on the United States government's launching of a crackdown on companies that charge homeowners up to 30% of their refunds for helping them retrieve their money from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Illegality of HUD tracers; Joint effort with the Federal Trade...