Final Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program Fiscal Year 2013; Revised
Today's notice updates the FY 2013 FMRs for Cheyenne, WY, and Odessa, TX, based on surveys conducted in September 2012 and for Burlington, VT, Mountrail County, ND, Ward County, ND, and Williams County, ND based on surveys conducted in November 2012. The FY 2013 FMRs for these areas reflect the estimated 40th percentile rent levels trended to April 1, 2013.
Federal Housing Administration (FHA): Section 232 Healthcare Facility Insurance Program-Strengthening Accountability and Regulatory Revisions Update Final Rule Amendment-Revision of Date of Applicability
On September 7, 2012, HUD published a final rule that revised the regulations governing the insurance of healthcare facilities under section 232 of the National Housing Act (Section 232). HUD's Section 232 program insures mortgage loans to facilitate the construction, substantial rehabilitation, purchase, and refinancing of nursing homes, intermediate care facilities, board and care homes, and assisted-living facilities. The amendments made by the September 7, 2012, final rule updated the Section 232 regulations to reflect current policy and practices, improve accountability and strengthen risk management in the program. The final rule provided an applicability date of April 9, 2013, for certain of the updated requirements. This final rule amendment changes the applicability date to July 12, 2013, for the purpose of allowing more time to transition to the new requirements.
Notice of Intent To Change HUD-Wide the Operating Model of the Office of Multifamily Housing
This notice advises the public that HUD's Office of Multifamily Housing intends to make changes to its field and Headquarters operating model. Specifically, the Office of Multifamily Housing will streamline its organizational structure by consolidating 6 Headquarters business offices into 4 offices and consolidating its field structure of 17 Hubs to 5 Hub offices and 5 satellite offices reporting to the Hubs. The other 7 Hubs and 34 program centers will be consolidated into the remaining 10 offices (5 Hubs and 5 satellite offices). The 2 existing property disposition centers will be consolidated into one. Affected offices that will be consolidated include: Hartford CT, Manchester NH, Providence RI, Newark NJ, Buffalo NY, Philadelphia PA, Washington DC (field office only), Baltimore MD, Pittsburgh PA, Richmond VA, Charleston WV, Birmingham AL, Miami FL, Louisville KY, Jackson MS, Greensboro NC, San Juan PR, Columbia SC, Knoxville TN, Nashville TN, Indianapolis IN, Minneapolis MN, Cleveland OH, Milwaukee WI, Little Rock AK, New Orleans LA, Albuquerque NM, Oklahoma City OK, Houston TX, San Antonio TX, Des Moines IA, St. Louis MO, Omaha NE, Phoenix AZ, Los Angeles CA, Honolulu HI, Las Vegas NV, Anchorage AK, and Portland OR. The Seattle WA office will remain open however; Office of Multifamily Housing employees will be transferred into like positions and provide support to the Office of Healthcare Programs. HUD provides this notice in accordance with section 7(p) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act.
Announcement of Funding Awards; Section 3 Program Coordination and Implementation; Fiscal Year 2010
In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department for funding under the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Section 3 Program Coordination and Implementation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. This announcement contains the names and addresses of the award recipients selected for funding based on the rating and ranking of all applications and the amount of the awards.
Announcement of Funding Awards; Office of Native American Programs Training and Technical Assistance; Fiscal Year 2012
In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a competition for funding under the Fiscal Year 2012 (FY 2012) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Office of Native American Programs Training and Technical Assistance (ONAP T&TA). This announcement contains the consolidated names of this year's award recipients under the NOFA.