HUD Publishes Integrity Bulletins for CPD Formula Grantees

The HUD Offices of the Inspector General (OIG) and Community Planning and Development (CPD) have developed Integrity Bulletins that cover topics representing issues that CPD formula grantees often struggle with: procurement and contracting; sub-recipient oversight; conflicts of interest; internal controls; documentation and reporting; and financial management.

The four Integrity Bulletins available include:

HUD Announces In-Person MTW Expansion Advisory Committee Meetings

HUD will host the MTW Expansion Research Advisory Committee for their 2 day, in-person meeting on Thursday and Friday, September 1 and 2. The in-person meeting will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and Friday, September 2, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT) at HUD Headquarters, 451 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20410. The meeting is open to the public and is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

The purpose of the meetings will be to discuss the framework and associated research methodologies for potential policies that HUD may require new MTW PHAs to test as a condition of admittance to the program. The Committee will discuss MTW Objective #1 (cost-effectiveness) and MTW Objective #2 (self-sufficiency)  on day 1, and will continue discussing MTW Objective #2 and Objective #3 (housing choice) on day 2. There will be time for public comment throughout the course of the meetings. NAHRO previously submitted comments to HUD on MTW policy proposals for the expansion and provided public comments during the Advisory Committee’s conference call last July (members only).

With advance registration, the public is invited to attend both days of the meeting in-person or by phone. Registration will be open from August 22 – August 26 here.

The agenda for the meetings can found here.