The long-awaited Change 4 to HUD Handbook REV-1 “Occupancy Requirements of Subsidized Multifamily Housing Programs”, has. HUD Handbook Occupancy Requirements of Subsidized Multifamily Housing Programs. Transmittal Notice for Revision 1 – Change 4 (August 7, ). Change 4 to HUD Handbook REV-1 “Occupancy Requirements of Subsidized Multifamily Housing Programs” has been posted to.
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Hopefully the inclusion of a delay at this point marks a sea-change for future policy change releases to have reasonable and circumstantially relevant implementation time frames.
We have asked HUD for clarification before making other software changes. The transmittal 450 a list of changes included in Change 4 including those changes incorporated in handbkok new release. If there are extenuating circumstances, an AR effective January 1 can be submitted when the certification is complete.
Most of the changes are corrections and clarifications to prior handbook guidance. Computerized grading of the exam results allows each participant to see their numeric score, relative standing, and a detailed breakdown of their strengths and weaknesses. HUD announcements made via the RHIIP listserv copy circulated immediately via the LeadingAge Housing Management Listserv stated, “In response to Multifamily Handbokk business partner requests for a handbook implementation period, the Department is delaying the implementation of the requirements found in Change 4 until December 15, HUD’s efforts to transform the affordable housing industry have resulted in a myriad of new rules, regulations, and standards.
The termination will result in an adjustment returning the subsidy billed for January through March.
This means that, if a tenant has an AR due on January 1, you must terminate the tenant effective December 31 if any recertification is not complete when you create your HAP voucher for April.
Members are encouraged to send in questions to cbloom leadingage. Prior guidance was to simply stop billing. Participants with passing scores earn a COS certification; others receive certificates of participation. It is the total monthly cost of housing an eligible family. If there are no extenuating circumstances, the tenant must re-qualify with an initial certification effective no earlier than the first of the month after the AR recertification date.
Lecture with multimedia presentation. A revised transmittal for HUD Handbook Managers and others involved with HUD-subsidized programs including Section 8,and The transmittal outlines the specific areas where the changes have been incorporated. The last nandbook update, Change 3, was in July More details will be shared on this as they become available. For foster children, the rules are the same as for a dependent child less than 18 years of age: Highlights so far include:.
Unfortunately, HUD did not make other handbook changes that should occur given the new hadnbook.
NCHM’s COS, the most widely-sought certification in the affordable housing industry, is the definitive training for compliance at properties falling under the umbrella of HUD Handbook If you do not have a utility allowance in your PRAC contracts, there is no impact on you. The new handbook is effective on August 1. A collaboration of respected occupancy trainers are continuing to compare the “original Change 4” with the “new Change 4” to determine if there are any additional changes, and are sharing their much-appreciated insights with LeadingAge.
The COS Exam Computerized grading of the exam results allows each participant to see their numeric score, relative standing, and a huc breakdown of their strengths and weaknesses.
Includes half-day certification exam. Calculator required ; 2 pencil, highlighter, sticky notes. This requirement is independent of the reason for the delay. A revised transmittal for the U. To keep you in compliance, this change has been implemented in Property Manager.
For foster adults, all income is included in the household’s income. Some HUD hu offices have been enforcing this rule for some time and the new handbook has made it official.
Lecture with multimedia presentation Prerequisites: As a result, the appendices have been re-numbered. This has the effect of reducing the amount of a special huc, compared to the past, when there is a utility allowance involved. Since Property Manager already auto-signs gross rent change certifications, you are all set with that change.
HUD has not yet posted a new version of this form. Includes half-day certification exam Format: We will keep you posted as we hear more about the Change 3 requirements.