Updated Contact Information for USDA’s Multi-Family Housing Programs

December 10, 2020 On October 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development finalized its structural realignment of its Multi-Family Housing programs. As part of this transition, the Rural Development staff who had previously provided assistance on specific topics or supported individual properties has changed.  Contacts for Existing Properties…

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Tennessee Covid -19 Assistance

November 10, 2020 Have you been impacted by the pandemic since March 1, 2020? Assistance is available for: · Mortage· Rent· Utilities Available Statewide!Apply online! Apply by November 30 www.covidhousingassistance.com The Tennessee Department of Human Services along with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group created the…

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Multifamily Housing Integration – Wave 2

October 6, 2020 To continue to meet the increasing demand for safe and affordable multifamily rental housing in rural America, Multifamily Housing (MFH) Leadership has reorganized MFH programs into an integrated model with specialized teams. This integration will allow MFH to establish streamlined business processes, provide consistent and predictable work…

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CDC Issuance of Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions

September 4, 2020 USDA We wanted to bring to your attention that the CDC has issued anotice on a Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions, published in the Federal Register on September 4, 2020 and authorized under Section 361 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 264 and 42 CFR…

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News from THDA’s Multifamily Programs Division

July 20, 2020 UPDATE FROM MULTIFAMILY PROGRAMS DIVISION Good Morning Program Participants and Other Interested Parties: Please be advised that the IRS has recently issued guidance on COVID-19 for the Low Income Housing Credit program. The attached memo highlights two key compliance issues. This memo will be available on the…

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Integrated Pest Management Webinar from SAHMA

Thursday, July 23, 10:00AM-11:30AM Eastern Standard Time (9:00AM-10:30AM CST) Scott Ployer, National Property Management Strategies Group, LLC Integrated Pest Management provides participants with an overview of integrated pest management protocols and why they are important to the maintenance and upkeep of safe and healthy housing. HUD regulations require that all government…

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Understanding HOME Webinar from SAHMA

Wednesday, July 22, 10:00AM-11:30AM Eastern Standard Time (9:00AM-10:30AM CST) Gwen Volk, INFOCUS, Inc. The HOME program is unique. While some of its rules sound a little like Section 8 rules and others sound a little like tax credit rules, HOME compliance works very differently from both of those programs. So,…

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