Yesterday, HUD sent an email extending the deadline for certain requests related to the administrative fee for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. The Department will not accept regular mail or faxes for these applications. so PHAs must submit their applications electronically. The extended deadline of 5 pm ET on Wed., July 15, 2020 applies to the following administrative fee requests:
- Blended administrative fee rate requests (questions may be sent to PIHFinancialManagementDivision@hud.gov);
- Higher administrative fee rate requests (questions may be sent to FinancialManagementCenter@hud.gov);
- Special fees (questions may be sent to 2020SpecialFees@hud.gov), including:
- Category 1: HUD-VASH special fees;
- Category 2: Family Unification Program special fees;
- Category 3: Disaster Related Special Fees; and
- Category 4: Application for other Special Fees under the Secretary’s Discretion.
PIH Notice 2020-04 (a notice implementing the HCV program in calendar year 2020) provides additional details on the eligibility and documentation requirements.