HUD PIH Releases Guidance on Homeless Preferences
On June 10, 2013, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) released new guidance (PIH NOTICE 2013-15 (HA)) on housing individuals and families experiencing homelessness through the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs. The purpose of this Notice is to provide strategies that public housing agencies (PHAs) that administer these programs can pursue to expand housing opportunities for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
The Notice provides guidance on HUD policies and program regulations related to waiting list management and preferences; admissions policies regarding criminal activity, substance use/abuse, and rental history; program termination and eviction policies; and project-basing vouchers for Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH).
Read the Notice