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Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program HUD Mailing List
If you are a public housing agency (PHA) administering the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program, we recommend that you subscribe to our Mailing List. This Mailing List is for FSS program coordinators and any pertinent PHA staff. Subscribers will automatically receive email notifications of important program news and updates. This is a free service.

Family Unification Program (FUP)
This list will serve as a discussion site for PHA and Public Child Welfare Agencies (PCWA) running the Family Unification Program. Please contact the Family Unification Program to sign up.

FHA Homeownership Update
For real estate industry professionals to subscribe to receive email alerts to policy and procedures updates, training and events, MLs, etc Or to research archived FHA Info Email Alert Messages. (This mailing list will not send you a listing of HUD homes, information for low-to-moderate income/ first-time homebuyers, housing assistance grants, Section 8 rental information or housing subsidies.)

Financial Management Division (FMD)
This list enables the FMD to more effectively and expeditiously inform Subscribers, for example, Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) and other interested parties of critical deadlines for program eligibility submissions, newly available guidance related to Operating Fund subsidy calculations, and "Stop Loss" requests. This supports HUD's FY2010-2015 Strategic Plan goal (#5) to "Transform the Way HUD Does Business" by streamlining business processes and procedures for communicating with business partners.

HUD Multifamily Housing News
The primary purpose of this list is to distribute the bi-monthly Office of Multifamily Housing newsletter, called HUD Multifamily Housing News. Additionally, we will occasionally share news of interest from our program areas, which include the Office of Multifamily Production, Office of Asset Management and Portfolio Oversight, and Office of Recapitalization.

HUD News
Distributes press releases and other press communication to members of the media and the public.

HUD Office of Housing Counseling
For HUD approved Housing Counseling (HC) Agencies and their counseling staff only. Receive training notices and updates about HC issues such as training, grants, employment and contracting opportunities. To subscribe please visit the website or email Jerrold Mayer.

HUD Office of Public Engagement
The Office of Public Engagement is the embodiment of the Secretary's goal of making government inclusive, transparent, accountable and responsible. We create and coordinate opportunities for direct dialogue between the Secretary and the American public, while bringing new voices to the table and ensuring that everyone can participate and inform the work of the Secretary.

HUD-VASH Mailing List
The purpose of the mailing list will be to send information on the HUD-VASH program (such as dates of webcasts, notices published, guidance and technical assistance, etc) to all agencies and individuals involved in HUD-VASH and/or interested in learning more about the program.

LEAN 232 Updates
This list provides access to email blasts (newsletters) and announcements from the Office of Residential Care Facilities on the Lean Section 232 Program.

Multifamily Housing RHIIP (Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Program) Tips
This Mailing list's purpose will be to deliver weekly occupancy tips to owners/agents/site manager of project-based Section 8 properties nationwide as a response to the HUD RHIIP initiative.

Multifamily Property Disposition
Receive email notices of multifamily properties available for sale nationwide; sale cancellations; sale date extensions; changes in sales conditions and other related information.

Office of Affordable Housing Programs
You will receive notices, the HOMEfires newsletter, training opportunities, technical assistance products, etc. This info is also available on the HOME website and through the Community Connections Clearinghouse.

Office of Multifamily Housing Homeless Preference
Provide information to multifamily housing owners and management agents on implementing a homeless preference and renting to homeless individuals and households.

Rental Assistance Demonstration
The Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) seeks to make rental assistance a more viable tool for the preservation of public and assisted housing, while maintaining affordability and offering resident mobility. The demonstration will allow for the voluntary conversion of units in the public housing, Moderate Rehabilitation, and Rent Supplement & Rental Assistance Payment programs to long-term section 8 contracts. Such conversions will advance the Department's goals of preservation, simplification, leverage, and increased access to opportunity.

ROSS-Service Coordinator
The purpose of this listserv is to create a vehicle by which to provide timely information to ROSS grantees about the program.


Acquisition & Relocation
To provide interested persons useful information to implement HUD funded programs and projects in accordance with the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act or URA) and other similar HUD requirements such as Section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act.

Choice Neighborhoods e-Newsletter
For distribution of the Choice Neighborhoods newsletter.

CNA e-Tool
This mailing list will announce changes and updates to the CNA e-Tool.

Timely updates about new items posted to HUD's Office of Native American Programs Codetalk webpages. Subscribe to this list for news, program updates, training opportunities, and more.

Economic Development
This list encompasses all of OED's grantees, partners, external stakeholders, and all other contacts.

Emergency Solutions Grants
The Emergency Solutions Grants Mailing List provides HUD's Office of Special Needs (Homeless) Assistance Programs with an efficient communication vehicle for notifying applicants and project sponsors, ESG grantees, field office staff, and other interested parties about policy changes and clarifications, upcoming events, program management tools, and other items of general interest regarding Emergency Solutions Grants.

EWONAP Bulletin
Join the EWONAP Bulletin HUD Mailing List to receive the HUD Eastern Woodlands Office of Native American Programs Information Bulletins with news and events related to Indian Country, HUD ONAP, Eastern Woodlands Regional Tribes, Funding Opportunities, and Training Opportunities.

Fair Housing Initiative Program (FHIP)
The purpose of this Mailing List is to provide information to current and potential Fair Housing Initiative Program Grantees.

Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Receive newsletters and notifications of events. Send an email to Gayela Bynum about joining this closed list. Visit the CFBCI website.

The purpose of this listserv is to provide interested members of the public with equal and timely access to information on fair housing guidance, news, administrative actions, settlements, judicial cases, events, and activities around the nation. All interested individuals can sign up to receive electronic distribution of information.

Homeless service providers, Continuum of Care leaders, HMIS administrators, HMIS software solution providers, and others share information and ideas. Participants receive the HMIS E-Newsletter and other information.

Homeless Assistance Program
The Homeless Assistance Program Mailing list provides HUD's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs with an efficient communication vehicle for notifying CoC leaders, applicants and project sponsors, ESG grantees, field office staff, and other interested parties about policy changes and clarifications, upcoming events, program management tools, and other items of general interest regarding HUD's Homeless Assistance Programs.

Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing (HPRP)
The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program mailing list provides HUD's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs with an efficient communication vehicle for notifying HPRP grantees, sub grantees, Headquarters and field office staff, and other interested parties about policy changes and clarifications, upcoming events, program management tools, and other items of general interest regarding HUD's Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program.

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
The HOPWA Program was established by HUD to address the specific needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families. HOPWA makes grants to local communities, States, and nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit low income persons medically diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and their families.

HUD Midwest Community Partners leading placed-based initiatives across HUD Region V (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin)
This mailing list provides a forum for HUD Midwest Place-based initiatives to obtain information & resources. Place-based initiatives include Promise Zones, Choice Neighborhoods, Community Partnerships, ConnectHome, Sustainable Communities and Mayors Challenge communities to name a few. This listserv is open to anyone interested in the latest news, NOFAs, trainings, programmatic updates and other resources that may be available across HUD Region V.

Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) OnLine
Users of the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) receive reports on problems, solutions, release upgrades, etc. that pertain to the day-to-day operation of IDIS.

Northwest Office of Native American Programs News
Want to know more about HUD's Native American Programs in the Northwest? Subscribe to this list for news, program updates, funding, training opportunities for Northwest region with Tribes, Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHE), and other interested parties.

PIH-REAC Technical Assistance Center (TAC) Users
HUD stakeholders from a broad cross-section of agency programs who rely on the PIH-REAC Technical Assistance Center to answer questions and resolve problems.

Presidential Management Fellows Program Coordinators
Provides a means of communication between program training coordinators in order to create consistency and efficiencies when executing OPM requirements.

Rural Economic Development Mailing list
The Rural Economic Development mailing list is available for discussion of matters related to economic development in the rural United States.

Rural Housing and Stability Assistance Program (RHSP)
The RHSP is designed to provide assistance to rural counties for the purposes of re-housing or improving the housing situations of individuals and families who are homeless or in the worst housing situations, stabilizing the housing of individuals and families who are at risk of being homeless, and increasing the ability of the lowest-income residents to afford stable housing. This Mailing List will provide updates and programmatic guidance the RHSP and potential participants.

Section 3-HUD Headquarters
This list is intended to inform HUD funding recipients, contractors, advocates, Section 3 residents and businesses, and the general public about best practices, newsworthy topics, training announcements, regulatory updates and policy announcements related to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act. Mailings will highlight Section 3 news and developments throughout the country.

Southwest Office of Native American Programs: All Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities
This mailing list will be used to share HUD-Southwest Office of Native American Programs (SWONAP) program information, training opportunities, or activities in the Southwest region with Tribes, Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHE) and other interested parties.

Veterans Affinity Group
The primary purpose of the VAG Listserv is to work collectively with HUD's Diversity Council, HUD Senior management and HUD employees to promote veteran employment, education, community outreach, and volunteerism while working progressively within the established policies and management goals of HUD, including ending veterans homelessness. To subscribe to this list, please contact either Walter Elmore or Keith Jones.


The GMO Division provides oversight to program offices which administer discretionary grant programs, to ensure that all the Notice of Funds Available (NOFAs) follow not only HUD policy and guidance, 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance, GONE Act and the DATA Act as well as the Grant Solutions Modules.

Webcast Notifications
A webcast is audio and video broadcast on the web. From SuperNOFA training to classes on our web-based business processes, we'll notify you each time we schedule a new webcast. Learn more about webcasts.

Research and Reports

American Housing Survey
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research invites you to share ideas and resources and ask questions of other AHS users.

HUDuser News
Research and resources for housing and community development professionals from HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R).