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Disaster Recovery for your affordable housing property…are you prepared?

What to do, Where to go and What about the office? We never expect tragedy to hit home, but what if…. Listen, if we could predict the future, we would all be very wealthy. But we can’t! What you can do is be as prepared as you can be. Let me ask you, when is […]

HUD Proposes New Rule To Ensure Equal Access To Housing Regardless Of Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identity

HUD recently published regulations intended to ensure that it’s housing programs are open to all eligible persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. I think that it is important to note that we don’t see this as any political debate but rather an issue of fairness. Discrimination is never okay. What ever our views […]

HUD Notice H10-21 “Optional Smoke-Free Housing Policy Implementation.”

Since I have had recent inquiries abut this policy it spurred me to think how such a policy could affect the multifamily affordable housing owner. The HUD issued Notice H10-21 “Optional Smoke-Free Housing Policy Implementation” encourages owners and management agents to implement smoke-free housing policies in some or all of the properties they own or […]

TRACS 202D working group is making progress

In today’s TRACS 202d working group conference call, progress was made in our discussion of the MAT 202d MAT User Guide. Clarification and some discussion made understanding the changes much more clearer. Policy changes are also still in the works and HUD has been working very closely and most importantly very cooperatively (as they usually […]

Removal of SSN from tenant files

Although this is not yet a requirement, it is obvious that there is a push in the affordable housing industry to reduce the amount of times the SSN is disclosed in the tenant file to minimize the risk of identity fraud. We were told during a recent TRACS Industry meeting that the SSN will not […]

RHIIP Listserv Posting # 246

HUD Notice Requiring Owners with Project-Based Rental Assistance Contracts or Section 202 or 811 Project Rental Assistance Contracts to Obtain Dun and Bradstreet Numbering System (DUNS) Numbers and to Register in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR)


Hello affordable housing industry

Welcome to AHTCSOnline. This is our first post. The purpose of this blog will be to field comments or questions from clients and friends in the HUD affordable housing industry. We hope that this will be informative and I will try real hard to keep things up to date when there are any announcements from […]