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2007 Notices, Rules and Regulations

Overview

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

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2007 Notices

Notice Issued/Expires Purpose
PIH 2007-33 (HA) Issued: Dec. 28, 2007
Expires: Dec. 31, 2008
This notice reinstates Notice PIH 2005-4 (HA), which was previously extended by Notice PIH 2006-08, for a year from the date of issuance of this Notice. Notice PIH 2005-4 describes the electronic exigent health and safety (EHS) system for public housing agencies (PHAs) and field office staff. It explains how PHAs are to certify to the correction of EHS deficiencies observed during Uniform Physical Condition Standards inspections. It also outlines the procedures for field office staff to enter and record any follow-up activities that they have completed to ensure that EHS deficiencies have been corrected or abated.
PIH 2007-32 (ONAP)
 -   Attachments
 -   Direct Deposit Sign Up Form
 -   Funding Approval Agreement
 -   LOCCS / VRS Indian Housing Block Grant Payment Voucher
 -   LOCCS Access Authorization Security Form for HUD Staff
 -   Federal Cash Transactions Report (ONAP)
Issued: Nov. 13, 2007
Expires: Nov. 30, 2008
This Notice reissues, with a few additions and updates, PIH Notice 2006-40 and provides specific guidance on the use of the Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS) and the Voice Response System (VRS) for the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program. This Notice includes guidance for both the grant recipient and the Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) staff. This Notice includes changes to the previous Notice to bring the information current.
PIH 2007-31 Issued: Nov. 6, 2007
Expires: Nov. 30, 2008
This Notice revises the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP) Operating Requirements to reflect that rental subsidy payments under DHAP will not commence until December 1, 2007. Previously, DHAP rental subsidy payments for the initial group of families transitioning from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rental assistance to DHAP were scheduled to commence on November 1, 2007. FEMA will continue to make rental assistance payments (either directly or through FEMA's contractor Corporate Lodging Consultants (CLC)) on behalf of these families for November.[...]
PIH 2007-30 (HA) Issued: Oct. 24, 2007 Expires: Oct. 31, 2008

This Notice encourages ENERGY STAR as the standard for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs), encourages PHAs to implement energy saving activities, and informs PHAs that ENERGY STAR expertise is available to provide valuable assistance for implementing energy conservation initiatives. [...]

PIH 2007-29 (HA) Issued: Oct. 10, 2007 Expires: Oct. 31, 2008

This Notice renews with significant changes the Form HUD-50058 assessment and sanctions process implemented under Notice PIH 2006-24 for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program only as the assessment process is not applicable to the public housing program. [...]

PIH 2007-28 (HA) Issued: Aug. 27, 2007 Expires: Aug. 31, 2008

This notice provides guidance and instructions to public housing agencies (PHAs) related to: (1) changes in the project numbering system for public housing; and (2) requests from PHAs to make changes in project identifications.

PIH 2007-27 (HA) Issued: Aug. 24, 2007 Expires: Aug. 31, 2008

This Notice replaces Notice PIH 2005-7 and highlights the importance of timely and accurate income and rent determinations by Public Housing Agencies (PHAs), and the consequences for failure to identify and correct income and rent determination deficiencies. Also, PHAs will now be required to reimburse HUD 100 percent of disallowed costs for PHA errors identified in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. [...]

PIH 2007-26 Issued: Aug. 16, 2007 Expires: Aug. 31, 2008

These operating requirements set forth the policies and procedures for the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP). DHAP is a HUD-FEMA pilot grant program to provide rent subsidies for non-HUD assisted individuals and families displaced by Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita.

Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) that agree to administer DHAP must do so in accordance with these requirements and any subsequent HUD directives and guidance for the program.

PIH 2007-25 Issued: Aug. 14, 2007 Expires: Aug. 31, 2008

This Notice reinstates Notice PIH 2006-32 (HA), which reinstated Notice PIH 2005-9 and provided additional guidance on prudent financial management in the HCV program.

PIH 2007-24 (TDHEs) Issued: Aug. 10, 2007 Expires: Aug. 31, 2008

This Notice reissues Notice 99-4, which establishes the basis upon which the Department will determine if a recipient of Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds, as authorized by the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-330, as amended), has the administrative capacity to draw down IHBG funds for investment purposes.

PIH 2007-23 (HA) Issued: Aug. 1, 2007 Expires: Aug. 31, 2008

On June 18, 2007, the Department advised public housing agencies (PHAs), through the issuance of Notice PIH 2007-14, Implementation of the Federal Fiscal Year 2007 Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, of the availability of funds from the $100 million set-aside provided under the Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007 (Revised CR 2007). The purpose of this notice is to advise all PHAs of the Department's decision to re-open the application period for requests for funds from the $100 million set-aside provided under the Revised CR 2007 and to extend the period of eligibility for portability and unforeseen circumstances into CY 2007. This notice revises specifically Paragraph 9 "$100 million Set-Aside to Adjust PHA Baseline" of PIH Notice 2007-14.

PIH 2007-22 (HA) Issued: July 31, 2007 Expires: July 31, 2008

This Notice informs public housing agencies (PHAs) in Louisiana and Mississippi who are eligible to combine Housing Choice Voucher and public housing operating and capital funds under section 901 of 2006 emergency supplemental appropriations that this flexibility has been extended to include both calendar years (CY) 2006 and 2007. The 2006 appropriations language only allowed fungibility for calendar year 2006.

PIH 2007-21 (HA) Issued: July 23, 2007 Expires: July 31, 2008

This notice provides public housing agencies (PHAs) with instructions for the submission of Calendar Year (CY) 2008 operating subsidy calculations, funded from FFY 2008 appropriations.

PIH 2007-20 (HA) Issued: June 6, 2007 Expires: June 30, 2008

This Notice provides guidance pertaining to FSS families that receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grants that are made to a dependent child or to a caretaker on the child's behalf solely on the basis of the child's need and not on the need of the child's current non-parental caretaker. These grants are commonly referred to as "TANF child-only grants" or "TANF non-needy grants."

PIH 2007-19

Related attachment:
 -   Total Development Cost Limits
Issued: June 29, 2007
Expires: June 30, 2008

The purpose of this Notice is to:

(a) Explain procedures for establishing public housing development cost limits.
(b) Transmit the updated schedule of unit Total Development Cost (TDC) limits.
(c) This Notice does not apply to Native American housing.

PIH 2007-18 Issued: June 26, 2007 Expires: June 30, 2008

This Notice extends Notice PIH 2006-26, same subject, which will expire on June 30, 2007, for another year until June 30, 2008. Notice PIH-2006-26 extended PIH 2005-24, which revised the procedure for the calculation of voucher housing assistance payments under PIH Notices 97-29, 98-19, 99-16, and 00-09 for families that received enhanced vouchers [...]

PIH 2007-17 Issued: June 21, 2007 Expires: June 30, 2008

This Notice informs DVP administering public housing agencies (PHAs) that the DVP has been extended beyond its previous sunset date of September 30, 2007. In addition, the time period for the waiver of the normally applicable voucher program tenant rent contribution requirements for DVP families has been changed. The waiver of the tenant?s rent contribution now applies to all DVP families until December 31, 2007.

PIH 2007-16 Issued: June 18, 2007 Expires: July 31, 2008

This notice provides information for public housing agencies (PHAs) that wish to submit documentation of successful conversion to asset management in order to discontinue their reduction in operating subsidy under the Operating Fund Program regulations (24 CFR part 990), commonly referred to as the ?stop-loss? provision. This notice applies only to PHAs that: (1) lose funding under the new formula; and (2) wish to submit documentation in accordance with the requirements for Year 1 and Year 2. [...]

PIH 2007-15 (HA) Issued: June 20, 2007 Expires: June 30, 2008

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Department) has encouraged the formation of new and innovative public and private partnerships to ensure long-term sustainability of public housing developments and the leveraging of public and private resources to transform communities. Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) continue to form and expand their relationships with private partners, including partnerships with entities related to the PHA. [...]

PIH 2007-14 (HA) Issued: June 18, 2007 Expires: June 30, 2008

This Notice implements the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program funding provisions resulting from enactment of the Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007 (Revised CR 2007) (Public Law 110-5), on February 15, 2007 and the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans? Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 (hereinafter referred to as the Supplemental 2007) (Public Law 110-28) on May 25, 2007. [...]

PIH 2007-13 (HA) Issued: June 15, 2007 Expires: June 30, 2008

The purpose of this Notice is to advise executive directors of PHAs that the Department is requiring them (or an authorized subordinate staff person) to certify to the accuracy of the data PHAs have submitted to HUD in the Public Housing Information Center (PIC) system that the Department will use to calculate the formula for allocating Capital Fund grants in Federal Fiscal Year 2007. In addition this Notice advises executive directors of the opportunity to review and request adjustment of select 1999 data that the Department also uses to calculate the Capital Fund formula.

PIH 2007-12 (HA) Issued: May 24, 2007 Expires: May 31, 2008

The purpose of this Notice is to inform public housing agencies (PHAs) and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) to reference materials on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) located in Maintenance Guidebook Seven: Termite, Insect and Rodent Control and reference material located at paragraph 7 of this notice. PHAs and TDHEs (HAs) may choose to share this information with families and property owners participating in their programs.

PIH 2007-11 (TDHEs)

Related attachment:

 -   Total Development Cost Limits
Issued: April 30, 2007 Expires: April 30, 2008

This Notice extends Notice PIH 2006-17 (TDHEs), same subject, which expires April 17, 2007, for another year until April 17, 2008. Attached is a copy of the Total Development Cost Limits for affordable housing under NAHASDA.

PIH 2007-10 (HA) Issued: April 30, 2007 Expires: April 30, 2008

The purpose of this notice is to describe the funding process for providing housing choice vouchers ("vouchers") in connection with the demolition or disposition of occupied public housing units. This notice applies to PHAs seeking vouchers for relocation or replacement housing related to demolition or disposition (including HOPE VI), and plans for removal (required and voluntary conversion under section 33 of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937, as amended, and mandatory conversion under section 202 of the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996) of public housing units.

PIH 2007-9 (HA)

 -   Related attachment
 -   Comments
Issued: April 10, 2007 Expires: April 30, 2008

This notice transmits changes in financial management and reporting for public housing agencies (PHAs) pursuant to the Revisions to the Public Housing Operating Fund Program, Final Rule, published in the Federal Register on September 19, 2005 (79 FR 54983)[...]

PIH 2007-8 (HA) Issued: March 22, 2007 Expires: March 31, 2008

Extension - Notice PIH 2006-15 (HA), Single Audit Act (A-133) Independent Auditor Report Submission for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). This notice extends Notice PIH 2006-15, same subject, which will expire on March 31, 2007, for another year until March 31, 2008. Notice PIH 2005-11 extends the requirement that a PHA shall provide one copy of the completed audit report package and the Management Letter, performed under the Single Audit Act Amendment of 1996 (P.L. 104-156) and issued by the independent auditor, to the local HUD office having jurisdiction over the PHA.

PIH 2007-7 Issued: March 13, 2007 Expires: March 31, 2008

This notice provides guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) and field offices on the grounds for appeals and the procedures for submitting appeals under the final rule.

PIH 2007-6 (HA) Issued: March 7, 2007 Expires: March 31, 2008 The purpose of this Notice is to clarify the circumstances under which HUD will consider a voluntary transfer of budget authority and corresponding baseline units for the HCV program (including PBVs and PBCs) from the divesting PHA's Consolidated Annual Contributions Contract (CACC) to the receiving PHA/s' CACC. It also explains the process and procedures associated with such a transfer. Sections 3 through 12 address the HCV program. Special provisions for transfers of PBVs and PBCs are addressed in separate sections of this notice.

PIH 2007-5 (HA)

 -   Related attachment
Issued: Feb. 16, 2007 Expires: Feb. 28, 2008

This notice transmits a revised Housing Assistance Payments Contract (HAP Contract, form HUD 52641) and a revised Tenancy Addendum (form HUD 52641A). These forms have been revised to reflect the statutory requirements of the Violence Against Women and Justice Department Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005) that are related to housing choice voucher program HAP contracts and leases. These forms are available through HUDCLIPS (www.hudclips.org). [...]

PIH 2007-4 (HA) Issued: Feb. 4, 2007 Expires: Feb. 28, 2008

This Notice extends HUD Notice PIH 2006-12, same subject, which will expire on February 28, 2007, for another year until February 28, 2008, with the exception of any guidance that has been superceded by subsequent HUD Notices related to the DVP.[...]

PIH 2007-3 (HA) Issued: Jan. 23, 2007 Expires: Jan. 31, 2008

HUD has aggressively worked to provide displaced families housing stability during the period of displacement through the payment of Katrina Disaster Housing Assistance Program (KDHAP) and Disaster Voucher Program (DVP) rental subsidies. As pre-disaster HUD-assisted housing units damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita come back on-line, the Department remains fully committed to providing displaced families the opportunity to reoccupy their pre-disaster HUD-assisted housing. [...]

PIH 2007-2 (TDHEs) Issued: Jan. 23, 2007 Expires: Jan. 31, 2008

The Department is concerned that the delay in FY 2007 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 2007. It also provides instructions to Area Offices of Native American Programs (AONAP) on how to review and process a request.

PIH 2007-1 (HA) Issued: Jan. 3, 2007 Expires: Jan. 31, 2008

This Notice reinstates Notice PIH 2006-1 (HA), which expires January 31, 2007, for another year until January 31, 2008.


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