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22 Feb

Residents, Owners, and Agents Rights for REAC Inspections During the Pandemic

In response to inquiries Multifamily Housing has received regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and REAC inspections, the following[..]
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01 Feb

HUD Issues Notice Requiring Carbon Monoxide Alarms or Detectors in Assisted Housing

HUD's Offices of Public and Indian Housing, Multifamily Housing Programs, and Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes[..]
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03 Nov

New COVID-19 Supplemental Payments Request Form Now Available; Requests Due Nov. 19

The final version of the HUD 52671-E CSP Request form to be used in owner submissions is now[..]
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14 Oct

SSA 2022 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

Social Security recipients will see a 5.9% monthly increase in 2022. The historic increase- the biggest in[..]
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12 Oct

NOTICE: 4th and Final Round: COVID-19 Supplemental Payment Requests

Good Afternoon Multifamily Section 8 Owners and Agents: Pursuant to HUD Notice H 2021-05, dated September 16,[..]
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03 Aug

HUD Releases New COVID-19 Q&A for Multifamily Housing

HUD has released a New COVID-19 Questions & Answers document for Multifamily Housing. Be sure to replace[..]
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30 Jul

CALL TO ACTION: Emergency Rental Assistance

CALL TO ACTION:  Emergency Rental Assistance – If you are looking for help with housing costs, federal[..]
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16 Apr

Round 3 – COVID-19 Supplemental Payment Requests

Pursuant to HUD Notice H 2021-01, dated April 13, 2021 NHC has been assigned by HUD to[..]
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02 Apr

HUD Releases Two New Questions & Answers Documents

On Friday, April 2, 2021, HUD released the Multifamily Q&A for COVID-19 and the CDC Order to Temporarily Halt Evictions[..]
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26 Mar

Rental Assistance Available – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to deliver more aid to people struggling to[..]
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National Housing Compliance

National Housing Compliance (NHC) is a 501c (4) not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with a regional office in Chicago, Illinois.

We provide professional training and compliance services to the affordable housing industry throughout the nation as well as serve as the performance-based contract administrator (PBCA) for the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development in the states of Georgia and Illinois.

Our mission is to provide high quality, customer-focused compliance services to help our housing industry partners achieve success in meeting ever-changing HUD regulations and requirements.

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Essential Information

The Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF)

The Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF) for 2021 were published in the November 27, 2020 Federal Register.  These factors are used for adjusting or establishing Section 8 rents under the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997 (MAHRA), as amended, for projects assisted with Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments.  The factors are effective February 11, 2021 and can be found at here.

  • Georgia: 2.5
  • Illinois: 2.6

Procedures in the Event of Severe Weather

HUD Multifamily provides detailed procedures and tools Owners and Agents can use to prepare and respond to severe weather – Check Out (!) this guidance on our website or visit HUD.

Voucher Processing and Special Claims

A dedicated individual will be available Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your voucher, tenant files, or special claims, please call 770-939-3939.