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14.856 Lower Income Housing Assistance Program_Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation
PUBLIC AND INDIAN HOUSING, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Housing Act of 1937, Public Law 75-412, 42 U.S.C.1401-1435, as amended; Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, Public Law 93-383, 88 Stat. 662, 42 U.S.C. 1437f; Supplemental Housing Authorization Act of 1977, Public Law 95-24, 91 Stat. 53; Housing and Community Development Act of 1977, Public Law 95- 128, 91 Stat. 1111; Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1978, as amended, Public Law 95-557, 92 Stat. 2080; Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1979, Public Law 96-153, 93 Stat. 1121; Housing and Community Development Act of 1980, Public Law 96-399, 94 Stat. 1614; Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1981, Public Law 97-35; Housing and Urban-Rural Recovery Act of 1983, Public Law 100-242; Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, Public Law 101-235; Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989; Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996, Public Law 104-120; Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997, Public Law 105-65.
To aid very low income families in obtaining decent, safe and sanitary rental housing.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Provides housing assistance payments to participating owners on behalf of eligible tenants to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing for very low income families at rents they can afford. Housing assistance payments are used to make up the difference between the approved rent due to the owner for the dwelling unit and the occupant family's required contribution towards rent. Assisted families must pay the highest of 30 percent of their monthly adjusted family income, 10 percent of gross family income, or the portion of welfare assistance designated for housing toward rent. This program is inactive, i.e., no new projects are being approved.
Applicant Eligibility: An authorized Public Housing Agency (any State, county, municipality or other governmental entity or public body (or agency or instrumentality thereof).
Pre-application Coordination: The Chief Executive Officer of the unit of general local government in which the proposed housing was to be carried out had an opportunity to comment on the proposed housing, or provide information concerning the need for housing assistance and the availability of local facilities and public services to serve the proposed housing. The cover letter invited a response within 30 days. This program is excluded from coverage under Executive Order 12372. No applications for new projects are being accepted.
Formula and Matching Requirements: There are no matching requirements. Assisted families must pay the highest of 30 percent of their monthly adjusted family income, 10 percent of gross family income, or the portion of welfare assistance designated for housing toward rent.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Supporting Data for Annual Contributions Estimates, HUD Form 52672; Estimate of Total Required Annual Contributions, HUD Form 52673; and Requisition for Partial Payment of Annual Contributions, HUD Form 52663; Voucher for Payment of Annual Contributions and Operating Statement, HUD Form 52681; Balance Sheet for Section 8 and Public Housing, HUD Form 52595; Report on Program Utilization, HUD Form 52683; Family Report, HUD Form 50058.
Account Identification: 86-0164-0-1-604.
To date, a total of 50,000 units are available for occupancy or receiving subsidies under this program.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
24 CFR Part 882; Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program, Existing Housing and Moderate Rehabilitation Processing Handbook, 7420.3; PHA Administrative Practices Handbook for the Section 8 Existing Housing Program, 7420.7; Accounting Handbook 7420.6.
Regional or Local Office: See Regional Agency Offices. The HUD Office listed in the Catalog Address Appendix IV has jurisdiction over the area in which the dwellings are to be located.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: