Section 8 Interpretation Worries Agencies
- After the Pact. Peckenpaugh, Jason // Government Executive;Jun2003 Special Issue, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p59
Concern about the cost of contracting could lead the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) to bring some work back in house. In 1999, the Housing and Urban Development Department decided its employees should no longer provide day-to-day oversight of a housing program that...
- Are You Following The New TRACS 202D Signature Rules? // Assisted Housing Alert;
The article offers information on the issuance of the TRACS 202D by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It states that HUD is working with Performance Based Contract Administrators (PBCAs)/Traditional Contract Administrators (TCAs) but has not yet announced a new...
- PROJECT-BASED RENTAL ASSISTANCE: HUD Should Streamline Its Processes to Ensure Timely Housing Assistance Payments. Wood, David G. // GAO Reports;10/17/2007, preceding p1
The article discusses the timeliness of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) monthly housing assistance payments, the factors that affected payment timeliness and the effects of delayed payments on project owners. Several factors affecting the timeliness includes the process...
- 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.