Showing posts from October 9, 2014

MSHDW NEWS: 10/9/2014

Hello, everyone!  Listed below are some news + updates.  Thank you for your participation! MSHDW News MD HMIS Admins are participating in monthly recurring meetings MD 2014 HIC Report will be posted shortly  DHCD + Abt and Associates are finalizing ESG Agreement DHMH is updating PATH as per updated standards DHMH is updating CoC Prgm as per updated standards  DHR is working on projects for MD's Interagency Council to Homelessness Several membership changes + updates (view link below) MSHDW Contact List     General News You may always view + filter/search at our News Blog Important recent news MDP Smart Growth Toolbox: Interactive Searchable Database CoC Program Competition Puts Strong Emphasis on Reallocation Final FY 2015 Fair Market Rents Released   2015 HIC & PIT Data Collection Notice and Resources   2014 HMIS Data Standards – New Resources Published Monthly Online HMIS Report Cards JASON BURNS ,   MCSE  Systems Administrator 

Final FY 2015 Fair Market Rents Released

October 09, 2014   Final Fiscal Year 2015 Fair Market Rents Released HUD has published the 2015 Fair Market Rents (FMRs) on the HUD USER website. Effective October 1, 2014, these FMRs are used in the Housing Choice Voucher, the Moderate Rehabilitation, and the project-based voucher programs, as well as other programs that require location-specific economic data. The FMRs are estimated at 40th and 50th percentile rent levels. Qualifying areas are granted higher FMRs based on the 50th percentile, rather than the 40th percentile, of the local rent distribution to achieve deconcentration of voucher-based units in high poverty areas. An area that qualifies for a 50th percentile rent level is set at that level for three years, after which deconcentration progress is evaluated. For the FY2015 FMRs, 16 FMR areas are calculated at the 50th percentile. Section 8(c)(1) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 requires the Secretary of HUD to publish FM

CoC Program Competition Puts Strong Emphasis on Reallocation

Reallocations Help Communities Make the System Changes Needed to End Homelessness October 9, 2014 New Video: Reallocations in the FY 2014 CoC Program Competition The FY 2014 CoC Program Competition Closes Oct. 30, 2014 USICH Compiles Resources for Cocs, including new Reallocation Guide