|Public Housing: A Safe, Decent Home for American Families|
Uploaded: July, 2014Public housing was established by the U.S. Housing Act of 1937 to provide safe, decent rental housing for low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
|NYSPHADA Fraud training|
Uploaded: July, 2014Provided by CVR Associates - Detecting and Preventing Tenant Fraud and Abuse. Wastes public funds, thereby increasing the overall cost of the Program. Takes funding away from the Program that could have been used to serve another family. Can create negative publicity for the agency.
|NYSPHADA Emergency Planning|
Uploaded: July, 2014Provided by CVR Associates - Emergency Planning for Public Housing Authorities - Panel: Michael Tonovitz, CVR Associates – Former PHA ED and consultant to several NY Housing Authorities; David Paccone, Syracuse Housing Authority and part of Central New York Red Cross Disaster Response Team; Marie Wasman, Executive Director of the Newark Housing Authority. Why have an emergency plan? Affected Parties: Insurance, Staff, Residents, Community, Media
|NAHRO Washington Updates PHS8FY 2014 Budget|
Uploaded: July, 2014Direct News - Washington Update FY 2014 HUD Budget Released - After a two-month delay attributable to the protracted FY 2013 appropriations process and an ultimately unsuccessful effort to undo sequestration, President Obama earlier today released his budget for the 2014 federal fiscal year.
|NAHRO Section 8 Fact Sheet|
Uploaded: July, 2014In-Depth: Housing Choice Vouchers - Funding for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program consists of Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) made to owners to cover the difference between a tenant's rent contributions and the unit rent, and the administrative fees public housing authorities (PHAs) earn to administer the program.
|CDBG and HOME Fact Sheet|
Uploaded: July, 2014The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program - For more than 35 years, CDBG program has empowered states, local governments, and their partners to rebuild local economies, strengthen public infrastructure, and improve the quality of life for millions of low- and moderate-income Americans.
|HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (“RAD”) Program|
Uploaded: July, 2014Five panelists present: RAD Program Overview; PHA considerations for RAD transactions; Financing for RAD conversions, rehabilitation and/or new construction; Legal considerations for RAD transactions; Asset Management; RAD application and timeline; RAD Inventory Assessment Tool Demo & Final Q & A
|Bed Bug Policy, Poughkeepsie|
Uploaded: July, 2014Provided by Poughkeepsie Housing Authority - All new leases and lease renewals will have an attachment/amendment that will require tenants to confirm they understand the BBP. All new move in apartments will be inspected and certified bed bug free (by pest control contractor or other specialist).
|Pest Control Policy, Newark|
Uploaded: July, 2014Provided by Newark Housing Authority - Newark Housing Authority has contracted with a pest control agency that will, on a monthly basis inspect a sample of units to determine if treatment is necessary. If units are found to need extermination, a follow-up plan will be determined based on the circumstances.
|Bed Bug Plan, Plattsburgh|
Uploaded: July, 2014Provided by Plattsburgh Housing Authority - The Plattsburgh Housing Authority is committed to managing pests using Integrated Pest Management (IPM). IPM includes early detection of new infestations through regular inspection and monitoring, preventing pests by exclusion, design and good sanitation and taking appropriate control actions when necessary.