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How will the new flat rent regulations impact PHAs? Part III

As part of the 2014 appropriations act, Congress authorized several rule changes for both the public housing and housing choice voucher (HCV) programs intended to reduce program costs and administrative burdens for housing authorities. 633 more words

Trainers And Consultants

John Block: Getting Nothing Done

By John R. Block

Today, I want to talk to you about the deficit – not the dollar deficit. That’s for another day. I want to talk about the deficit of action, the deficit of responsibility. 409 more words

USDA

How will the new flat rent regulations impact PHAs? Part II

As part of the 2014 appropriations act, Congress authorized several rule changes for both the public housing and housing choice voucher (HCV) programs intended to reduce program costs and administrative burdens for housing authorities. 525 more words

Trainers And Consultants

How will the new flat rent regulations impact PHAs? Part I

As part of the 2014 appropriations act, Congress authorized several rule changes for both the public housing and housing choice voucher (HCV) programs intended to reduce program costs and administrative burdens for housing authorities. 719 more words

Trainers And Consultants

A Note about Government Spending

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) offers this informative note on government spending:

As we pass the halfway point of 2014 and approach the September 30th end of the federal fiscal year, I think it’s a good time to take a look at a snapshot of House spending priorities. 753 more words

Political

Recent votes in the House

Why does Rep. Reed vote as he does? His constituents can only wonder.

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) reports on his votes; Tom Reed seldom does. Consequently, even when we know how Rep. 301 more words

Political

What does the deregulation of HQS inspections mean for our industry?

Until last week, when HUD published the implementation notice for the changes mandated by the 2014 appropriations act, housing authorities were required to inspect units at the time of initial lease-up and thereafter at least once every twelve months.

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