Policy Notices

  • PIH 2021-15: EHV Operating Requirements Published 5/5/2021
    This notice describes the process HUD is using to allocate approximately 70,000 emergency housing vouchers (EHVs) to public housing agencies (PHAs).
  • PIH 2021-20: EHV Household Reporting Requirements Published 6/30/2021
    This notice revises the reporting guidance in Notice PIH 2021-15, the Emergency Housing Vouchers – Operating Requirements Notice, and sets forth new requirements for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) to report Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) household data into HUD’s existing Information Management System/Public Housing Information Center (IMS/PIC) system.
  • PIH 2021-25: EHV – Voucher Management System and Financial Data Schedule Reporting Requirements Published 8/20/2021
    This notice updates the reporting guidance found in Notice PIH 2021-20 “Emergency Housing Vouchers – Household Reporting Requirements” and in Section 15 of Notice PIH 2021-15 “Emergency Housing Vouchers – Operating Requirements,” and sets forth the reporting requirements for Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) to report Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) data into the Voucher Management System (VMS) and the Financial Data Schedule (FDS).
  • PIH 2022-06: Emergency Housing Vouchers-Reallocation of Awards Published 3/10/2022
    This notice explains HUD’s process for reallocating Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) awards that are voluntarily returned to HUD. As part of this process, the notice updates the award allocation formula found in section 4 of the Notice PIH 2021-15 in connection with the reallocation of these EHV awards.
  • PIH 2022-22: Revoke and Reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher Awards Published 8/11/2022
    This notice explains HUD’s process for revocation and reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) awards.
  • PIH 2023-14: Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV): Guidance on Termination of Vouchers Upon Turnover After September 30, 2023 and EHV Shortfalls Due to Per-Unit Cost Increases or Overleasing Published June 29, 2023
    This notice provides guidance on the statutory restriction prohibiting the reissuance of turnover EHVs after September 30, 2023, as discussed in Section 13 of the Notice PIH 2021-15. The notice also provides new guidance for EHV shortfalls and amends section 7.b.4 of Notice PIH 2021-15 with respect to the requirements under which a PHA may receive an adjustment to the PHA's EHV renewal funding during a calendar year. On June 29, 2023, HUD published Notice PIH 2023-14. This notice details the statutory restriction prohibiting the reissuance of turnover EHVs after September 30, 2023, and also provides guidance in resolving EHV program funding shortfalls for either PUC increases or over leasing.
  • PIH Notice 2023: Expanded Use of the EHV Services Fees Published 8/29/2023
    This notice amends Section 6.d of the EHV operations notice, Notice PIH 2021-15, and adds new eligible activities that can be funded with the EHV Services Fee. The Notice also expands the descriptions of existing activities to provide communities with additional ways to facilitate successful leasing of EHVs. 
    • For additional Service Fee Guidance, Tips and Resources, click here.
  • (NEW) PIH 2023-31: Revocation and Reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher Awards CY2024. Published October 13, 2023
    This notice explains HUD's process for a second revocation and reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) awards for Calendar Year 2024.  As part of this process, the notice updates the award allocation formula found in section 4 of the Notice PIH 2021-15 in connection with the reallocation of these EHV awards.