HAC seeks nominations of awardees for the Cochran/Collings Award for Distinguished Service in Housing for the Rural Poor on a national level and the the Skip Jason Community Service Award on the local community level. Fill out the Nomination Form.
There has been an increase in label fees for manufactured housing. The increase, proposed in May (see HAC News, 5/14/14), is effective September 12, 2014. Manufacturers will pay $100 for each new transportable section produced.
The National Housing Law Project sent a letter to USDA rural housing administrator Tony Hernandez requesting changes in AN 4747, which applies the Violence Against Women Act to USDA’s multifamily programs. USDA agreed to most of the changes.
HUD has proposed new Fair Market Rents (FMR) for Fiscal Year 2015. Comments are due September 15, 2014 on the FMRs HUD will use in FY15. For more information about FMRs in your area, contact local HUD program staff.
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