NSPIRE NEWS AND EVENTS

HUD Secretary Ben Carson addressing HUD stakeholders.

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Stay up to date on the latest news, events, and ways to participate in the development of NSPIRE standards and inspection processes.

NSPIRE Standards Version 1.3 Released [07.30.2020]
A fully updated set of NSPIRE Inspection Standards, greatly improving technical accuracy, relevance, clarity and better defining the applicability to HUDÔÇÖs Housing Choice Voucher program. Read more ┬╗

Get NSPIREd Newsletter, June 2020 Issue Get NSPIREd Newsletter, June 2020 Issue [06.22.20]
The June issue of Get NSPIREd, the official NSPIRE newsletter, is available now. Learn about the new NSPIRE Demonstration Volunteer Properties Benefits Webinar, NSPIREÔÇÖs new look on the HUD website, and recent and upcoming events.
Download the Get NSPIREd June 2020 Issue (PDF) ┬╗
NSPIREd Newsletter, March 2020 Issue Get NSPIREd Newsletter, March 2020 Issue [03.24.20]
The March issue of Get NSPIREd, the official NSPIRE newsletter, is available now. Learn about the benefits of participating in the NSPIRE Demonstration, HUDÔÇÖs response to COVID-19, and recent and upcoming events.
Download the Get NSPIREd March 2020 Issue (PDF) ┬╗
Was Your Property Selected for NSPIRE Demo?  [02.24.20]
HUD continues to welcome applications for NSPIRE demonstration, and the selection process is ongoing. The first round of selected properties have now received the approval notices and are listed hereÔÇötogether with the full list of all volunteer properties. Read more ┬╗
Putting People First NSPIRE Needs Your Input! [02.13.20]
Early Versions of NSPIRE Standards are Ready! HUD has released early versions of NSPIRE standards for HUD-assisted housing and welcomes comments to ensure clarity, accuracy, overall usability, and any other relevant aspects. Read more ┬╗
February NSPIREd Newsletter Get NSPIREd Newsletter, February 2020 Issue [02.12.20]
The February issue of Get NSPIREd, the official NSPIRE newsletter, is available now. Learn more about NSPIRE, how to register for the NSPIRE Demonstration, and recent and upcoming events. Download the Get NSPIREd February 2020 Issue (PDF) ┬╗
David Vargas

David Vargas to Attend HUD Forum on REAC/NSPIRE [01.30.20]
Deputy Assistant Secretary of REAC David Vargas will attend the March 9th ÔÇťHUD Forum on REAC/NSPIRE,ÔÇŁ organized by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA). Read more ┬╗

NSPIRE Demonstration Resident Engagement Initiative
By and through the development and evaluation of new National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE), HUD seeks to maintain a resident-focused approach that prioritizes resident health and safety. Read more ┬╗
NSPIRE Demonstration Notice Has Been Released
Through the release of the NSPIRE Demonstration Notice, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced another step to overhaul the DepartmentÔÇÖs 20-year-old inspection process to ensure taxpayer-supported housing is healthy and safe. Read more ┬╗
HUD seeks NSPIRE Standards Feedback
Taking into account public comments that HUD has received, we have reviewed the rationales and the health and safety determinations in the standards and make extensive changes to them in Version 1-2. The rationales are at the core of the NSPIRE process, and we welcome all comments on these revised rationales and health and safety determinations, and also every other part of these standards. Read more ┬╗
Voluntary Demonstration Participation Registration
HUD will launch a new physical housing inspection model and wants to test the adjustments to standards, protocols, and processes prior to nationwide implementation. The department is seeking participation from 4,500 properties and will select from a nationwide pool of Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) and Property Owners and Agents (POAs). Read more ┬╗
Read the NSPIRE Demonstration Self-Inspection PRA Notice
Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: NSPIRE Demonstration