2013 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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2013 Notices

Notice

Issued/Expires

Subject/Purpose

PIH 2013-30

Issued: Dec. 17, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until rescinded

Exclusion from Income of Payments under Recent Tribal Trust Settlements - The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance to PHAs, Indian tribes, tribally designated housing entities (TDHE), and other recipients of HUD programs on the treatment of certain trust settlement payments recently received by members of Indian tribes.  

PIH 2013-29 (TDHEs)

Issued: Dec. 17, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Providing Interim Funding to Recipients of Indian Housing Block Grants - This Notice provides instructions to tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs) on the process for requesting an advance on IHBG funds when there is limited funding under a CR.

PIH 2013-28

Issued: Dec. 16, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Guidance on the Use of Outside Sources of Funds in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program - The purpose of this Notice is to provide guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) regarding the use of outside sources of funds for Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) expenses in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program.

PIH 2013-27 (HA)

Issued: Dec. 4, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Voluntary Relinquishment of Enhanced Voucher Assistance or Regular Housing Choice Voucher Assistance in Exchange for Project-Based Voucher Assistance in Multifamily Housing Conversion Actions - The purpose of this Notice is to provide procedures Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) must follow when the recipient of an enhanced voucher (or regular housing choice voucher - see paragraph 4 below) voluntarily agrees to relinquish such assistance in exchange for the provision of Project-Based Voucher (PBV) assistance.

PIH 2013-26 (HA) Issued: Nov. 5, 2013
Expires: March 31, 2015

Extension:  Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs Temporary Compliance Assistance  (This extends notice PIH-2013-03 (HA)) - This Notice establishes temporary guidelines for public housing agencies (PHAs) in fulfilling certain Public Housing (PH) and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program requirements during this period of decreased resources available to PHAs.

PIH 2013- 25

Issued: September 27, 2013
Expires: December 31, 2013

Notice of Annual Factors for Determining Public Housing Agency Administrative Fees for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and Moderate Rehabilitation Programs - This Notice announces the monthly per unit fee amounts for use in determining the on-going administrative fee for housing agencies administering the rental voucher and moderate rehabilitation programs, including Single Room Occupancy during Calendar Year (CY) 2013.

PIH 2013-24

Issued: September 19, 2013
Expires: December 31, 2013

Revised Eligibility Requirements for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Contract Renewal Set-Aside Funding for Category 1, Shortfall Funds - Notice PIH 2013-12 - Implementation of the Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher Program - The purpose of this Notice is to revise the eligibility criteria outlined in Paragraph 13 of Notice PIH 2013-12, for Category 1 (“Shortfall Funds”) for the $103 Million Set-Aside. 

PIH 2013-23 (HA)

Issued: August 30, 2013
Expires: September 1, 2014

Extension: Administrative Guidance for Effective and Mandated Use of the Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System - This notice provides Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) with administrative guidance related to the mandated use of HUD’s EIV system, as required in accordance with the new HUD regulation, 24 CFR §5.233, as issued in the Final Rule [...]

PIH 2013-22

Issued: August 23, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Micro-Purchase Process for Purchases of Less Than $5,000 by Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Recipients - The purpose of this Notice is to provide guidance to tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) on Section 203(g) of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA), which provides a De Minimis Exemption from competitive rules when IHBG recipients procure goods and services under $5,000. 

PIH 2013-21 (HA)

Issued: August 23, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Guidance on the use ofTenant Participation Funds - This notice serves to clarify previous guidance on the use of tenant participation (TP) fundsas established by 24 C.F.R. § 964.150 and supersedes PIH Notice 2001-3. 

PIH 2013-20 (HA)

Issued: August 8, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until updated, amended or superseded

Processing requests for regulatory waivers through appropriate field offices - This notice updates PIH notice 2009-41, which provided instructions for submitting requests for regulatory waivers in compliance with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Reform Act of 1989.

PIH 2013-19

Issued: August 1, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Revised Policies and Procedures for Special Purpose Housing Choice Vouchers for Non-Elderly Disabled Families and Other Special Populations - The purpose of Notice PIH 2011-32 (which is superseded by this notice) was to establish policies and procedures for issuing, tracking and monitoring Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) that were awarded under a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to provide rental assistance specifically for non-elderly disabled (NED) families.

PIH 2013-18 (HA)

Issued: August 1, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Revision for Requests for Exception Payment Standards for Persons with Disabilities as a Reasonable Accommodation - This notice supersedes Notice PIH 2011-19 (which extended Notice PIH 2010-11). Prior to this revision, public housing agencies (PHA) were informed that an exception payment standard may remain in effect until or unless a higher exception payment standard was warranted, requested, and subsequently approved.   

PIH 2012-32 (HA), REV-1
(Technical Corrections to the Second Component)

Issued: July 2, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Rental Assistance Demonstration – Final Implementation, Revision 1 - This revised notice (Notice) provides program instructions for the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD or Demonstration), including eligibility and selection criteria.

PIH 2013-17

Issued: July 2, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program – Review of Existing HQS Requirements and the Use of Photos to Improve HQS oversight - This purpose of this Notice is to emphasize the need for PHAs to ensure they are meeting all of their program obligations as they relate to HQS inspections and enforcement. 

PIH  2013-16

Issued: June 25, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Public Housing Operating Subsidy Eligibility Calculations for Calendar Year 2014 - This notice provides public housing agencies (PHAs) with instructions for the calculation of operating subsidy eligibility in Calendar Year (CY) 2014.

PIH 2013-15 (HA)

Issued: June 10, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Guidance on housing individuals and families experiencing homelessness through the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs - The purpose of this Notice is to provide strategies that PHAs can pursue to expand housing opportunities for individuals and families experiencing homelessness through the Public Housing and HCV programs.   

PIH 2013-14

Issued: June 10, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, revoked or superseded

Disaster Housing Assistance Program - Sandy (DHAP-Sandy) Operating Requirements - These operating requirements set forth the policies and procedures for the Disaster Housing Assistance Program- Sandy (DHAP-Sandy).

PIH 2013-13 (HA)

Issued: June 1, 2013
Expires: Aug. 31, 2013

Extension: Administrative Guidance for Effective and Mandated Use of the Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System - This notice provides Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) with administrative guidance related to the mandated use of HUD’s EIV system, as required in accordance with the new HUD regulation, 24 CFR §5.233, as issued in the Final Rule:  Refinement of Income and Rent Determinations in Public and Assisted Housing Programs:  Implementation of the Enterprise Income Verification System-Amendments, effective January 31, 2010, as published in the Federal Register (FR) at 74 FR 68924, on December 29, 2009.

PIH 2013-12

Issued: May 23, 2013
Expires: Dec. 31, 2013

Implementation of the Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Funding Provisions for the Housing Choice Voucher Program - This Notice implements the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program funding provisions of the “Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013” (PL 113-6), referred to hereafter as “the 2013 Act,” enacted on March 26, 2013. 

PIH 2013-11

Issued: May 10, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or revoked

Process for Requesting Subsidy Layering Reviews - This notice provides instructions for submitting requests for Subsidy Layering Reviews (SLRs) to the Department of Housing and Urban Development in accordance with the Administrative Guidelines; Subsidy Layering Reviews for Proposed Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Housing Assistance Payments Contracts, Final Guidelines published in the Federal Register on July 9, 2010 (FR–5417–N–01) http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-16827.pdf (copy attached).

PIH 2013-10 (HA)

Issued: May 3, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, revoked or superseded

Emergency Safety and Security Funding as it Relates to the Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 [Public Law 113-6] - This Notice provides guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) seeking Emergency Capital Needs funding for safety and security measures utilizing FY 2013 funds. 

PIH 2013-09 (HA)

Issued: April 24, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, revoked or superseded

Use of Operating Reserves for Capital Improvements - The obligation deadline in Section 6 of Notice PIH 2012-2 has expired based on the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (P.L 113)-6.

PIH 2013-08

Issued: April 12, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, revoked or superseded

Funding for Tenant Protection Vouchers for Certain At-Risk Households in Low-Vacancy Areas - Final Implementation - This Notice provides final instructions, eligibility, and selection criteria on the funding process for tenant protection vouchers for certain at-risk households in low-vacancy areas, as provided for in the “Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012” (PL 112-55), referred to hereafter as “the 2012 Appropriations Act,” enacted on November 18, 2011. 

PIH 2013-07 (HA)

Issued: March 5, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, revoked or superseded

Agreements with Responsible Entities and Timing for Environmental Reviews - This guidance provides public housing agencies (PHAs) and PIH field offices with information on environmental reviews to emphasize the need for positive working relationships and timely, thorough reviews.   

PIH 2013-06 (HA)

Issued: February 4, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Radon Information for PIH Programs - The purpose of this Notice is to provide information to PHAs on the dangers of radon.

PIH 2013-05 (HA)

Issued: January 30, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Extension— Total Development Costs (TDC) for Affordable Housing under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) - The purpose of this Notice is to extend the program requirements of PIH Notice 2011-63, dated November 2, 2011, and transmit the updated schedule for the maximum amount of funds that may be used for affordable housing under NAHASDA. 

PIH 2013-04 (HA)

Issued: January 28, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Guidance on Verification of Excluded Income - This notice provides clarification and guidance on the verification requirements of income excluded from the determination of annual income in accordance with 24 CFR 5.609(c).  

PIH 2013-03 (HA)

 

Issued: January 22, 2013
Expires: March 31, 2014

Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs – Temporary Compliance Assistance - This Notice establishes temporary guidelines for public housing agencies (PHAs) in fulfilling certain Public Housing (PH) and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program requirements during this period of decreased resources available to PHAs.

PIH 2013-02 (HA)

Issued: January 10, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, superseded or rescinded

Baseline Methodology for Moving to Work Public Housing Agencies - This notice describes a compliance effort that ensures Moving to Work (MTW) Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) continue to meet the statutory obligation to serve substantially the same number of families as if they had not participated in the MTW demonstration.  

PIH 2013-01 (TDHE)

Issued: January 9, 2013
Expires: This notice remains in effect until amended, revoked or superseded

Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program's Maximum Loan Limits Effective January 1, 2013 - The purpose of this Notice is to update the mortgage loan limits for the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee program (Section 184).  HUD is authorized to set Section 184 maximum loan limits pursuant to 12 U.S.C. § 1715z-13a(b).

 


 

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