In May 2020, HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing published Housing Notice 2020-04 on HUDCLIPS, “Electronic Signature, Transmission, and Storage – Guidance for Multifamily Assisted Housing Industry Partners".
The Notice provides guidance on acceptable procedures for use of electronic signatures and the transmission and storage of documents and files. The Notice pertains to all HUD forms and O/A created documents related to asset management, Section 8 contract renewal and occupancy policies.
With the issuance of this Notice, HUD’s multifamily industry partners are permitted (but not required) to use electronic signatures and electronic file transmission and retention.
Join use to discuss HUD’s requirements, how day-to-day practices may change, what should be included in any internal policies and how this affects guidance related to certifications created during the COVID-19 pandemic.