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Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Draft Guide

The draft FHA Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide was posted on February 27, 2015 for stakeholder review and feedback.

FHA has issued an updated Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide.  Revisions incorporated in the draft MAP Guide can be categorized into three main areas:

  • Technical corrections and edits to the current version, based on operational experience;
  • Integration of previously published policy (e.g. Mortgagee Letters, Housing Notices, Memos, and less formal guidance) issued since 2011, operationalized to be standard practice; Incorporation of the significant organizational and operational business model changes associated with the Multifamily for Tomorrow transformation initiative; and,
  • Introduction of proposed policy revisions for public discussion.  Please note that these policy revisions are for discussion purposes only, and based on feedback received, may or may not be included in the final MAP Guide.

Reviewing and Providing Feedback

On February 27, 2015 HUD published its revised MAP Guide in draft form, to solicit feedback from interested stakeholders, with a deadline of Thursday, April 30, 2015.  HUD is extending the deadline for stakeholder feedback by two weeks, until close-of-business Thursday, May 14, 2015.

HUD invites all interested stakeholders to review the draft Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) Guide policy and to provide feedback from February 27 through May 14, 2015.

To facilitate HUD’s review and analysis of feedback, stakeholders are encouraged to use the Feedback Response Worksheet to record and submit feedback by May 14, 2015.