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2024 Notices, Rules and Regulations

Overview

Below is a list of PIH notices which provide guidance, extensions, instructions, clarifications, announcements and other policy information. The notices are also available on HUDclips.

Note: HUD announces the end to hard copy mailing of PIH Notices. Notices will be available electronically only and posted on this website.

Past PIH Notices:

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See Also: PIH Notices - Archive
 
Notices Issued/Expires Subject/Purpose
PIH 2024-22 Issued: July 3, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Rescission of Housing Information Portal (HIP) Implementation Notice. - This notice rescinds Notice PIH 2024-12, Housing Information Portal (HIP) Implementation.
PIH 2024-21 Issued: June 24, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
HCV 2024 HAP Funding – Revised HAP Setaside Shortfall Funding Requirements. - This notice revises the Calendar Year (CY) 2024 Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Set-aside shortfall funding requirements. It establishes additional public housing agency (PHA) eligibility requirements for the CY 2024 shortfall funding category, including more stringent restrictions on the issuance of vouchers, and provides updated information on the shortfall funding calculation and funding awards. This notice supersedes Appendix E of PIH Notice 2024-16, Implementation of the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2024 Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, issued May 28, 2024
PIH 2024-20 Issued: June 13, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Responding to Extreme Heat in Public Housing – Eligible Expenses and Individual Relief for Excess Utilities Consumption. - This notice clarifies guidance related to the use of cooling technologies, including the use of air conditioning, in public housing. It explains the broad nature of eligible activities to achieve cooling using Capital Funds. It also explains how Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) operating public housing have the discretion to establish individual relief policies for excess utilities consumption due to severe or extreme heat. Individual relief policies that identify severe or extreme heat as reasonable grounds for relief permit PHAs to avoid surcharging residents for the use of air conditioning or other cooling systems or permit PHAs to adjust residents’ utility allowances for cooling, as the PHA deems appropriate.
PIH 2024-19 Issued: June 5, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
HOTMA HCV and PBV Final Rule – Guidance on Effective and Compliance Dates and PHA Implementation Preparation. - The purpose of this notice is to provide initial guidance to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) administering Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs on the final rule entitled “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016—Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Project-Based Voucher Implementation; Additional Streamlining Changes” (hereinafter, the “HOTMA voucher final rule").  The HOTMA voucher final rule was published in the Federal Register on May 7, 2024, and can be found at 89 FR 38224.
PIH 2024-18 Issued: June 3, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
2024 Registration of Interest for HUD-VASH Vouchers. - This notice announces the availability of approximately $78 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH).  HUD anticipates that this funding will support approximately 7,800 new HUD-VASH vouchers.  These vouchers are administered in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and enable homeless veterans and their families to access affordable housing with an array of supportive services.
PIH 2024-17 Issued: May 10, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Streamlined Review Process for Regulatory Waivers to Expedite Admission to the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Project-based Voucher (PBV), and Public Housing Programs for Persons Experiencing Homelessness. - This Notice applies to public housing agencies (PHAs) administering the HCV, PBV, or Public Housing programs.  The HCV program includes special purpose vouchers (SPVs). Except for Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) and Stability Vouchers (SV), any waiver of HCV regulations granted under this notice will apply to SPVs.  Please note, waivers are not needed for the EHV and SV programs because the alternative requirements for those programs already provide the flexibilities being offered under this notice.
PIH 2024-16 Issued: May 24, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Implementation of the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2024 Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. - This notice implements the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program funding provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024 (Public Law 118-42), referred to hereafter as “the 2024 Act,” enacted on March 9, 2024.  The 2024 Act establishes the allocation methodology for calculating housing assistance payments (HAP) renewal funds, new incremental vouchers, and administrative fees.
PIH 2024-15 Issued: May 9, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Implementation of Public Housing Operating Fund Shortfall Funding from Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2024 Appropriations - This notice implements a provision in the FFY 2024 Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 118-42), referred to hereafter as “the Act,” which provides a $25 million set-aside to assist Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) experiencing or at risk of financial shortfalls.  This notice provides guidance regarding eligibility, the application process, and other requirements for participation in the program.
PIH 2024-14 Issued: May 7, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Affordable Housing Activities Under title VIII of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA). - The purpose of this Notice is to provide the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) with guidance on eligible affordable housing activities and administrative expenses under the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG) program, pursuant to title VIII of NAHASDA.
PIH 2024-13 Issued: May 6, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Procedural Guidance for Tribal Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (Tribal HUD-VASH) FY 2024 Renewal Grant Application - This notice announces renewal requirements for the original 26 Tribal HUD-VASH recipients awarded in 2015, and eight Tribal HUD-VASH Expansion recipients awarded in 2021 and 2022.
PIH 2024-12 Issued: April 24, 2024
Expires: This notice was rescinded on July 3, 2024
Housing Information Portal (HIP) Implementation - This notice describes the process for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and their software vendors to transition from the Inventory Management System/Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Information Center (IMS/PIC) to the Housing Information Portal (HIP).   
PIH 2024-11 Issued: April 16, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Voucher Management System Reporting Requirements for Moving to Work Public Housing Agencies - This Notice is to inform Moving to Work (MTW) Public Housing Agencies (PHA) of new reporting requirements for planned uses of MTW Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) reserves in the Voucher Management System (VMS). This Notice is effective for the June 30, 2024, calendar year quarter end date reporting cycle and applies to all MTW agencies administering the HCV program.
PIH 2024-10 Issued: April 16, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Additional Administrative Fees for HUD-VASH - This notice announces the availability of $20 million in funding to be made available for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) currently administering the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program to assist in the leasing of HUD-VASH vouchers.  Further, this notice provides guidance on the process for funding requests and outlines eligible uses for these HUD-VASH administrative fees.
PIH 2024-09 Issued: April 8, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Extension of the Adjustment to Tenant Accounts Receivable (TAR) Sub-indicator under the Management Assessment Subsystem (MASS) Indicator for the fiscal year 2023 Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) assessment cycle- This notice extends the adjustment of the standard under the Management Assessment Subsystem (MASS) indicator for the Tenant Accounts Receivable (TAR) sub-indicator for the fiscal year 2023 Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) assessment cycle that was initially implemented in Notice PIH 2022-02.
PIH 2024-08 Issued: April 8, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Model Activity Requests - The purpose of this Notice is to provide IHBG formula recipients with updated information on the process to follow when requesting approval for IHBG model activities. This Notice replaces Program Guidance 2013-09 (R).
PIH 2024-07 Issued: April 8, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Calculating Annual Income for Purposes of Eligibility under NAHASDA - This notice provides updated instructions to Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) grantees on how to calculate annual income under the IHBG program for the purpose of program eligibility. It covers the three definitions of annual income that grantees may utilize to determine income eligibility and adopt in their Admissions and Occupancy policies.
PIH 2024-06 Issued: February 9, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Transition and implementation of the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA) -  The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) on the transition period preceding the implementation of program changes brought about by the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA) and detailed in the final rule published in the Federal Register at 88 FR 9600 on February 14, 2023. Through this notice, HUD is announcing that it is granting DHHL up to an additional year to implement and come into compliance with the new Part 5 definition of “annual income” under the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG) program.
PIH 2024-05 Issued: February 02, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Registration of interest for special administrative fees for development of a housing mobility-related services plan (HMRP) under PIH Notice 2023-07: Implementation of Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2023 Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher Program  The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program allows participating families to use their assistance anywhere in the country where a Public Housing Agency (PHA) administers vouchers. While the HCV program serves over 2.5 million families with rental assistance, and families may use their assistance anywhere, families may face significant barriers accessing low-poverty neighborhoods.
PIH 2024-04 Issued: January 31, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Guidance on Eligible Uses for PIH Program Funds Related to Persons with Limited English Proficiency -  This Notice provides guidance for public housing agencies (PHAs) administering the Public Housing (PH) and/or Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs, along with other PIH grantees (for example, recipients of federal funding through PIH’s NOFO process), on compliance with federal requirements for providing meaningful access to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP).
PIH 2024-03 Issued: January 29, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Guidance on Inventory Management System/PIH Information Center (IMS-PIC) Sub-Module Reporting and Validation - The purpose of the guidance in this notice is to ensure that Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) maintain and submit accurate, timely, and reliable unit designations in the IMS-PIC Development Sub-Module. The IMS-PIC collects information about PHA developments, buildings, and units; therefore, information entered by PHAs into the IMS-PIC Development Sub-Module must be accurate since such information impacts their performance scores and funding levels.
PIH 2024-02 Issued: January 5, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Shortfall Grant SF-425 Reporting Requirements - This notice provides clarification, additional information, or correct information to public housing agencies (PHAs) regarding the reporting requirements related to the Federal Financial Report (FFR), also known as the Standard Form (SF-425).
PIH 2024-01 Issued: January 4, 2024
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Build America, Buy America Implementation Guidance for the Public Housing Program - The purpose of this notice is to assist Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) by providing them with information about the “Buy America preference” (BAP) requirement created by the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA) and its impact on Public and Indian Housing (PIH) programs. This Notice also provides a timeline for the application of the BAP and highlights issues that PHAs may want to consider when preparing for HUD’s full implementation of the BAP over the next year.