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2003 Notices, Rules and Regulations

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Below is a list of PIH notices which provide guidance, extensions, instructions, clarifications, announcements and other policy information.












2003 Notices

Notice Issued/Expires Title
PIH 2003-34 (HA) (Adobe PDF, 5 pages) Issued: 12/19/03
Expires: 12/31/04
Rental Integrity Monitoring (RIM) Disallowed Costs and Sanctions Under the Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project (RHIIP) Initiative (Revised)
PIH 2003-33 (HA) (Adobe PDF, 5 pages) Issued: 12/19/03
Expires: 12/31/04
Implementation of the Public and Indian Housing Information Center (PIC) Demolition/Disposition Sub-module and Data Collection for Public Housing Unit Removals
PIH 2003-32 (HA) (Adobe PDF, 1 page) Issued: 12/05/03
Expires: 11/30/04
Extension-Notice PIH 2002-22 (HA), Units with Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Allocations Combined with Housing Choice Voucher Assistance Under the Tenant-Based and Project-Based Programs. This Notice extends Notice PIH 2002-22 (HA), same subject, for another year, until November 30, 2004.
PIH 2003-31 (HA) (Adobe PDF, 20 pages) Issued: 11/26/03
Expires: 11/30/04
This Notice updates Notice PIH 2002-01, which expired January 31, 2003. The purpose of this Notice is to remind recipients of Federal funds of their obligation to comply with pertinent laws and implementing regulations; which provide for non-discrimination and accessibility in Federally funded housing and non-housing programs for people with disabilities. Additionally, this Notice provides information on key compliance elements of the relevant regulations and examples and resources to enhance recipients' compliance efforts, however, specific regulations must be reviewed in their entirety for full compliance.
PIH 2003-30 (HA) (Adobe PDF, 10 pages) Issued: 11/07/03
Expires: 11/30/04
This notice establishes new Budget Line Items (BLIs) that have been created for the ROSS program. All grantees will access grant funds through the Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS). The disbursal of grant funds is recorded by the grantee on the Form 50080 Payment Voucher. The BLIs attached herein correspond with major eligible activities as described in the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).
PIH 2003-29 (HA) (Adobe PDF, 1 page) Issued: 11/04/03
Expires: 09/30/04
This notice is an extension of Notice PIH 2001-13 (HA), Fiscal Year 2001 and 2002 Renewal of Expiring Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contracts
PIH 2003-28 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 1 page)
Issued: 10/24/03
Expires: 10/31/04

This Notice reinstates Notice PIH 2002-17 (TDHEs), same subject, for another year until October 31, 2004. The Notice expired June 30, 2003.

PIH 2003-27 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 2 pages)
Issued: 10/24/03
Expires: 10/31/04

This Notice provides guidance on the circumstances under which public housing agencies (PHAs) are required to disclose information they maintain on recipients of assistance to law enforcement authorities. The Notice also discusses what is required of the PHA and what is required of the law enforcement agency.

PIH 2003-26 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 10 pages)
Issued: 10/24/03
Expires: 10/31/04

The purpose of this Notice is to remind tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs) who are recipients of federal funds of their obligation to comply with pertinent laws and implementing regulations that provide for non-discrimination and accessibility in federally funded housing and non-housing programs for people with disabilities. Additionally, this Notice clarifies certain information in Notice PIH 2002-01 (HA), Accessibility Notice: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968; and the Fair Housing Act of 1988, as it applies to HUD's Native American programs specifically. Both PIH 2002-01(HA) and this Notice are equivalent in their instructions; however, this Notice outlines the provisions of PIH 2002-01 that apply only to HUD's Native American Programs.

PIH 2003-25 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 2 pages)
Issued: 10/03/03
Expires: 10/31/04

This Notice provides suggestions on how public housing agencies (PHA) that administer Public Housing and/or Housing Choice Voucher programs can help support the President's initiative to end chronic homelessness.

PIH 2003-24 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 7 pages)
Issued: 09/26/03
Expires: 09/30/04

This Notice sets forth procedures for the procurement of legal services by Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). This Notice supersedes similar guidance previously provided to HUD staff and PHAs including PIH 90-47, Procedures for Procuring Professional Services. This Notice is not intended as the primary source of guidance in this area, but is provided to remind all HUD Offices and PHAs of the proper procedures for procuring legal services and to briefly review areas of common interest and concern. This Notice applies to all PHA procurements of legal services that are funded in whole, or in part, with HUD grant funds subject to 24 CFR part 85 (e.g., Operating Fund subsidies and Capital Fund).

PIH 2003-23 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 9 pages)
 
Related attachments:
 -   Attachment 1 (Adobe PDF)
 -   Attachment 2 (Adobe PDF)
 -   Attachment 3 (Adobe PDF)
Issued: 09/22/03
Expires: 09/30/04

This Notice implements changes to the funding of the Housing Choice Voucher Program resulting from the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Act (Public Law 108-7), which was signed into law on February 20, 2003. In this law, Congress revises the method of calculating renewal funds, separates funding for Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) from funding for public housing agency (PHA) administrative expenses, appropriates funds for a central fund and for administrative expenses, and prohibits the use of FFY 2003 funds for over-leasing.

PIH 2003-22 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 5 pages)
 
Related attachments:
 -   Appendices 1-2 (Adobe PDF, 7 pages)
 -   Appendices 3-4 (Adobe PDF, 3 pages)
Issued: 09/11/03
Expires: 09/30/04

This Notice provides Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) with information needed to complete their FFY 2004 operating budgets and subsidy eligibility calculations. It includes a schedule for the submission of certain items to HUD, as well as local inflation factors, data needed for the recalculation of the Formula Expense Level, and other special notes related to the Operating Subsidy calculation and processing. Following review of the submitted material, HUD will determine funding levels. The amount obligated by HUD will be scheduled for eLOCCS drawdown.

PIH 2003-21 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 10 pages)
Issued: 09/09/03
Expires: 09/30/04

This Notice provides guidance to small PHAs on how to prepare and submit 1) a new Small PHA Streamlined Annual PHA Plan, and 2) a new streamlined Annual Plan submitted only in years in which a 5-year PHA Plan is also due ("Five-Year/Annual PHA Plan"). The Notice also explains other deregulatory changes applicable to small PHAs and to all PHAs contained in the June 24, 2003 final rule.

PIH 2003-20 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 3 pages)
Issued: 08/29/03
Expires: 08/31/04

The purpose of this notice is to emphasize the importance of reporting homeownership activities under the housing choice voucher program in PIC, alert Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) that the accuracy of Form HUD 50058 submissions on families participating in the homeownership program is inadequate and problematic, and review the HUD Form 50058 reporting procedures.

PIH 2003-19 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 10 pages)
Issued: 07/23/03
Expires: 07/31/04

The purpose of the Notice is to provide public housing agencies (PHAs) information and guidance on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Capital Fund. It also provides other program information regarding the Capital Fund.

PIH 2003-18 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 2 pages)
Issued: 07/28/03
Expires: 07/31/04

This Notice provides Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) with additional information needed to complete the FFY 2003 subsidy eligibility calculations. It includes updated instructions to historical revision and adjustment policies. Additionally, this Notice updates the proration factor.

PIH 2003-17 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 5 pages)
Issued: 06/20/03
Expires: 06/30/04

This Notice discusses the reinstatement of the public housing community service and self-sufficiency requirement authorized under Section 12 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, (the Act).

PIH 2003-16 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 5 pages)
 
Related attachment:
 -   2002 TDCs (Adobe PDF, 20 pages)
Issued: 06/19/03
Expires: 06/30/04

This Notice supersedes Notice PIH 2001-42 (TDHEs), Total Development Costs (TDC), dated November 30, 2001. This Notice transmits the updated schedule for the maximum amount of funds that may be used for affordable housing under NAHASDA.

PIH 2003-15 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 1 page)
Issued: 05/23/03
Expires: 05/31/04

Extension - Notice PIH 2002-11 (TDHEs), Performance Reporting Require- ments and Grant Close-Out Procedures for the Indian Housing Drug Elimination Program (IHDEP)

PIH 2003-14 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 1 page)
Issued: 05/23/03
Expires: 05/31/04

Reinstatement - Notice PIH 2001-21 (TDHEs), Administrative Requirements of Investing Indian Housing Block Grant Funds

PIH 2003-13 (ONAP)
(Adobe PDF, 1 page)
Issued: 05/23/03
Expires: 05/31/04

Reinstatement - Notice PIH 2001-39 (ONAP), Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS/VRS) for the Indian Housing Block Grant Program

PIH 2003-12 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 3 pages)
Issued: 05/16/03
Expires: 05/31/04

This Notice applies to the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The Notice transmits a revised Request for Tenancy Approval (RFTA), Form HUD-52517 (03/2003) and provides guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) and HUD field office staff on the use of the form to obtain information on rents charged by the owner for comparable unassisted units in the same apartment complex. This notice also clarifies requirements for determining comparable rents relative to determining rent reasonableness.

PIH 2003-11 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 10 pages)
Issued: 04/11/03
Expires: 04/30/04

This Notice provides advice to public housing agencies (PHAs) for obtaining Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database criminal history record information and fingerprint checks that will assist PHAs with their applicant screening, lease enforcement and eviction responsibilities.

PIH 2003-10 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 4 pages)
 
Related attachment:
 -   Letter to Executive Directors (Adobe PDF, 1 page)
Issued: 04/04/03
Expires: 04/30/04

Capital Fund - Replacement Housing Factor Funding Instructions

PIH 2003-9 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 11 pages)
 
Related attachments:
 -   Appendix 1 (Adobe PDF, 9 pages)
 -   Appendix 2 (MS-Word, 2 pages)
Issued: 03/27/03
Expires: 03/31/04

This Notice updates Notice 99-19 to reflect changes to the requirements for demolition and disposition processing, as well as revisions made to the associated application form HUD-52860 in 2002.

PIH 2003-8 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 6 pages)
 
Related attachment:
 -   2003 Total Development Cost Limits (Adobe PDF, 73 pages)
Issued: 03/27/03
Expires: 03/31/04

The purpose of this Notice is to:
a. Explain procedures for establishing public housing development cost limits consistent with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998.
b. Transmit the updated schedule of unit Total Development Cost (TDC) limits.

PIH 2003-7 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 1 page)
Issued: 02/25/03
Expires: 02/28/04

This Notice reinstates Notice PIH 2001-26 (HA), except for paragraph II.B.1, Early Availability of Funds for Obligation, until February 28, 2004. It expired August 31, 2002.

PIH 2003-6 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 4 pages)

 

 

 

Issued: 02/19/03
Expires: Indefinite

This Notice provides guidance on generally accepted accounting principals (GAAP) and on the financial statement presentation requirements for participants in the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program, Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program and other programs administered by the Office of Native American Programs (ONAP). This Notice also serves to clarify and/or correct advice that recipients may have received regarding applicability of GAAP to their costs and accounting systems.

PIH 2003-5 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 2 pages)
Issued: 01/30/03
Expires: Indefinite

This Notice provides general guidance to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) administering Public Housing and/or Housing Choice Vouchers and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation programs, and owners participating in the Housing Choice Voucher program, on providing support for families and dependents of military personnel (including reservists and guardsmen) who are called to active duty in the Persian Gulf Region.

PIH 2003-4 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 3 pages)
Issued: 01/30/03
Expires: 01/31/04

The Department is concerned that the delay in FY 2003 IHBG funding may have an adverse effect on some tribes. This Notice provides instructions to tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHE) on the process for requesting an advance of IHBG funds for FY 2003. It also provides instructions to Area Offices of Native American Programs (AONAP) on how to review and process a request.

PIH 2003-3 (TDHEs)
(Adobe PDF, 2 pages)
Issued: 01/30/03
Expires: Indefinite
Implementation of Statutory Change to the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) related to Labor Standards.
PIH 2003-2 (TDHEs) (Adobe PDF, 11 pages) Issued: 01/30/03
Expires: Indefinite
Implementation of Statutory Changes to the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA).

PIH 2003-1 (HA)
(Adobe PDF, 3 pages)

Related attachment:

 -   Appendices
(Adobe PDF, 11 pages)
Issued: 01/06/03
Expires: 01/05/04

This Notice provides Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) with information needed to complete their FFY 2003 operating subsidy eligibility requests to HUD. The information includes local inflation factors, data needed for the recalculation of the Formula Expense Level, and other special notes related to the operating subsidy calculation.


See Also:

Current year Notices > 2002 PIH Notices > 2001 PIH Notices > 2000 PIH Notices > 1999 PIH Notices > 1998 PIH Notices > 1997 PIH Notices > 1996 PIH Notices > PIH Notices 1994-1995