HOTMA Resources

The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA) (Public Law 114–201) was enacted on July 29, 2016. Title I of HOTMA contains 14 sections that affect the public housing and Section 8 rental assistance programs. This page serves as a clearinghouse for resources related to the implementation of HOTMA provisions that affect programs administered by PIH.

Sections 102, 103, 104 – Income and Assets

Overview

The rule was officially published in the Federal Register on February 14, 2023, and revises HUD regulations to put sections 102, 103, and 104 of HOTMA into effect. These sections make changes to the United States Housing Act of 1937, particularly those affecting income calculation, reviews, and program eligibility.

Resources

Webinars

(NEW) HOTMA Income and Assets Webinar Training Series -HOTMA - YouTube

Questions

Please send all Public Housing and HCV program related questions about HOTMA to HOTMAquestions@hud.gov

Sections 101, 105, 106, 112

Overview

The rule was officially published in the Federal Register on May 7, 2024, and amends HUD's regulations to implement changes to the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) tenant-based program and the Project-Based Voucher (PBV) program made by  Sections 101, 105, and 106 of the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA). HUD has also included additional regulatory changes in this final rule that are intended to reduce the burden on public housing agencies, by either modifying requirements or simplifying and clarifying existing regulatory language.