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2021 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.

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Notices Issued/Expires Subject/Purpose
PIH 2021-23 Issued: July 21, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
American Rescue Plan Act – Adjustment Funding for Calendar Year 2021 Housing Choice Voucher Program and Mainstream Vouchers Renewal Funding and Updated Application Process for Unforeseen Circumstances Funding - This notice implements funding adjustments to calendar year (CY) 2021 Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) renewal funding allocations for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program and Mainstream Vouchers. 
PIH 2021-22 Issued: July 20, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Indian Community Development Block Grant – American Rescue Plan Act (ICDBG-ARP) Implementation Notice  - The purpose of this Implementation Notice is to provide Indian tribes with instructions on how to apply for Indian Community Development Block Grant Imminent Threat (ICDBG-IT) funding provided under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Public Law 117-2) (ARP), and other program requirements.
PIH 2021-21 (HA) Issued: July 14, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Registration of Interest for HUD-VASH Vouchers - This notice announces the availability of $49 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) funding that will support approximately 6,000 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 2021-20 (HA) Issued: June 30, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Emergency Housing Vouchers – Household Reporting Requirements - 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. This notice also updates the EHV administrative fee eligibility requirements with regard to reporting in IMS/PIC.
PIH 2021-19 Issued: June 17, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
EXTENSION of Request for Applications under the Moving to Work Demonstration Program – Landlord Incentives Cohort #4 - On January 7, 2021, HUD published Notice PIH 2021-03 to select PHAs for the Landlord Incentives Cohort of the Moving to Work (MTW) Expansion. PIH Notice 2021-03 gave interested PHAs the opportunity to submit an MTW Plan and application package to be considered for this cohort. This notice announces that HUD is extending the deadline to apply for admission to the Landlord Incentives Cohort of the MTW Expansion from the previous due date of August 8, 2021, to the new due date of October 15, 2021.
PIH 2021-18 Issued: June 17, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
RESCINDING of Request for Applications under the Moving to Work Demonstration Program Cohort #3 – Work Requirements - PIH Notice 2021-02, Request for Applications under the Moving to Work Demonstration Program for Fiscal Year 2021: COHORT #3 – Work Requirements, is hereby rescinded by the Department.
 
PIH 2021-17 Issued: May 25, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Revision of Application Process for the Small-Rural Frozen Rolling Base Program - This Notice provides updated guidance to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) on the implementation of Section 209 (b) of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Economic Growth Act), Public Law No: 115-174. Specifically, this notice revises Notice PIH-2021-04 and establishes an updated and simplified procedure for electing to participate in the Small Rural-Frozen Rolling Base (FRB) program.
PIH 2021-16 Issued: May 18, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Guidance on the use of Tenant Participation Funds - This notice serves to clarify previous guidance on the use of tenant participation funds as established by 24 CFR § 964.150 and supersedes PIH Notice 2013-21.
PIH 2021-15 (HA) Issued: May 5, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Emergency Housing Vouchers – Operating Requirements - This notice describes the process HUD is using to allocate approximately 70,000 emergency housing vouchers (EHVs) to public housing agencies (PHAs).

PIH 2021-14 (HA)

Issued: May 4, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.

Supersedes: Notices PIH 2020-33; PIH 2020-13; PIH 2020–05
COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers and Alternative Requirements for the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher (including Mainstream and Mod Rehab), Indian Housing Block Grant and Indian Community Development Block Grant programs, Suspension of Public Housing Assessment System and Section Eight Management Assessment Program, Revision 3 - The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Public Law 116-136) provides the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with broad authority to waive or establish alternative requirements for numerous statutory and regulatory requirements for the Public Housing program, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program, and Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program.
PIH 2021-13 Issued: April 26, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
NHHBG - ARP Implementation Notice - The purpose of this Notice is to establish program requirements, and to provide the NHHBG’s sole grantee, the State of Hawaii’s Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), with instructions on how to apply for this funding. Through this Notice, HUD is also issuing waivers to provisions of NAHASDA and regulations and establishing alternative requirements applicable to the NHHBG Program.
PIH 2021-12 Issued: April 26, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Implementation of Public Housing Operating Fund Shortfall Funding from Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Appropriations -  This notice implements a provision in the FFY 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 116-260) referred to hereafter as “the Act,” which provides for a $25 million set-aside in the Public Housing Fund to assist Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) experiencing or at risk of financial shortfalls. Specifically, this notice provides guidance regarding eligibility, the process for applying, and other requirements for the set-aside.

PIH 2021-11

Issued: April 13, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
IHBG-ARP Implementation Notice - The purpose of this Notice is to provide Indian tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) with instructions on how to apply for IHBG Program funding under ARP and other program requirements. This Notice also includes waivers and alternative requirements applicable to these funds.

PIH 2021-10

Issued: Mar. 24, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.

Implementation of the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, and Availability of FFY 2020 Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Set-Aside Funds for Second Round Per Unit Cost (PUC) Increases due to Unforeseen Circumstances -This notice implements the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program funding provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260), referred to hereafter as “the 2021 Act,” enacted on December 27, 2020. The 2021 Act establishes the allocation methodology for calculating housing assistance payments (HAP) renewal funds, new incremental vouchers and administrative fees.

This notice also sets forth the second-round application process for HAP set-aside funds remaining from the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-94, hereafter referred to as “the 2020 Act,” enacted on December 20, 2019) for per unit cost (PUC) increases that occurred in calendar year (CY) 2020 as a result of unforeseen circumstances, including but not limited to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PIH 2021-09 Issued: Mar. 12, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Procedural Guidance for Tribal HUD-VA Supportive Housing (Tribal HUD-VASH) Renewal Grant Applications - This Tribal HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (Tribal HUD-VASH) Notice announces renewal requirements and procedural guidance for existing recipients of the program. 
PIH 2021-08 (HA) Issued: Jan. 28, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, revoked, or superseded.
Financial Reporting Requirements for the Housing Choice Voucher and Mainstream Voucher Program Submitted through the Financial Assessment Subsystem for Public Housing (FASS-PH) and the Voucher Management System (VMS) - This notice clarifies the financial reporting requirements including CARES Act funding and expands on the FASS-PH submission deadlines incorporating consistent administrative actions for noncompliance circumstances for those PHAs that administer the HCV and the HCV-related programs listed in Section 10 of this Notice. 
PIH 2021-07 (HA) Issued: Jan. 19, 2021
Expires: This notice supersedes and replaces Notice PIH 2018-04. This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Demolition and/or disposition of public housing property, eligibility for tenant-protection vouchers, and associated requirements - This notice explains application requirements to request HUD approval to demolish and/or dispose of public housing property under Section 18 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437p) (1937 Act) and related Tenant Protection Voucher (TPV) eligibility for such actions. 
PIH 2021-06 Issued: Jan. 15, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Process for Amending ICDBG-CARES Grants - The purpose of this Notice is to provide ICDBG-CARES grantees with instructions on how to amend the use of existing Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Imminent Threat (IT) funds provided under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Public Law 116-136) (CARES Act).
PIH 2021-05 Issued: Jan. 15, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Use of Shared Housing in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program - The Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) is issuing this notice in order to:
  • Remind PHAs that Shared Housing remains a permissible and viable option that may be made available to HCV participants.
  • Remind PHAs of the specific programmatic requirements related to Shared Housing for the HCV program.
PIH 2021-04 Issued: Jan. 15, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Public Housing Operating Fund (“OpFund”) Grant Eligibility Calculations and Processing for Calendar Year (CY) 2021 - This notice provides public housing agencies (PHAs) with instructions for calculating OpFund grants for CY 2021 and establishes submission deadlines.
PIH 2021-03 Issued: Jan. 7, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Request for Applications under the Moving to Work Demonstration Program for
Fiscal Year 2021: COHORT #4 – Landlord Incentives
- This Notice offers eligible public housing agencies (PHAs) the opportunity to apply for admission to the Moving to Work (MTW) Demonstration Program.
PIH 2021-01 Issued: Jan. 5, 2021
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded, or rescinded.
Use of Expired Guidance - To give notice to public housing agencies (PHA) that certain guidance documents issued by HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) are being updated to remove their expiration date consistent with PIH standard practice.

 


 

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