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RAD Case Study: Franklin, VA
Full Conversion of a Small Portfolio
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RAD Case Study: Southern Nevada
Navigating the RAD Process
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RAD Status Report - Fall 2014
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RAD Blog Post featured in Rooflines, The Shelterforce Blog
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RAD Case Study: Montgomery County, MD
Conversion in a High-Cost Area
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RAD Case Study: Haverhill, MA
A Second Component Preservation Project
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RAD Case Study: Cambridge, MA
Combining RAD and Moving to Work
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RAD Case Study: Broward Co, FL
Effective Resident Engagement is Key to Success
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The Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) allows proven financing tools to be applied to at-risk public and assisted housing and has two components:

  • 1st Component - Allows Public Housing and Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) properties to convert, under a competition limited to 60,000 units, to long-term Section 8 rental assistance contracts; and
  • 2nd Component - Allows Rent Supplement (Rent Supp), Rental Assistance Payment (RAP), and Mod Rehab properties to convert tenant-based vouchers issued upon contract expiration or termination to project-based assistance.

RAD is a central part of the Department's rental housing preservation strategy, which works to preserve the nation's stock of deeply affordable rental housing, promote efficiency within and among HUD programs, and build strong, stable communities.

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Find information on RAD specifically for residents, including a series of toolkits on important RAD topics


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