HUD Questions & Answers

HUD frequently publishes question and answer documents to provide owner/agents with answers to commonly asked questions. Below are links to FAQs pertinent to the multi-family housing programs governed by HH 4350.3.

Occupancy
 New VAWA Questions and Answers Document
HUD has provided an updated VAWA Questions and Answers document providing responses to questions from industry stakeholders
HUD Handbook 4350.3 Questions & Answers 2007
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. Please note that subsequent guidance may change the answers to some of these questions.
Frequently Asked Questions about Properties Subsidized by HUD's Section 8 Program
HUD's response to frequently asked questions about the S8 program. Please note, some of this guidance will apply to other programs as well.
HUD Model Lease Questions and Answers 2008
HUD's response to questions about the HUD Model Leases.  HUD Form 90105A, HUD Form 90105B, HUD Form 90105C and HUD Form 90105C and the VAWA Addendum
2008 HUD Model Lease Clarification Memo
HUD's Lease Clarification memo
Section 8 Student Eligibility Questions & Answers
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to student eligibility in the Section 8 Multifamily Housing program.
EIV Questions & Answers 2008
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders.  These questions pertain to use of EIV for the Multifamily Housing program partners.
Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project (RHIIP) Archives
HUD issues a ListServ called the RHIIP ListServ.  This link takes you to the RHIIP ListServ archive which is where you can review ListServs previously issued by HUD.
TRACS Mandatory User Recertification Questions and Answers
Between September 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 TRACS System Coordinators are required to recertify all Users who continue to need access to TRACS. Failure to complete this process by the deadline will result in the termination of the User’s access to TRACS. During the Online Training, HUD received and responded to several questions. This is a summary of that Q & A.
Lead-based Paint Questions and Answers
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to student Lead-based Paint Requirements in Multifamily Housing programs.
Fair Housing/Reasonable Accommodations
Questions and Answers about Fair Housing
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders.  These questions pertain to Fair Housing.
Section 504 Frequently Asked Questions
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders.  These questions pertain to Section 504.
HUD DOJ Joint Statements (Q&A) Accessibility Design and Construction 2013
Very important to review if you are the property Section 504 Coordinator.  The Department of Justice is responsible for enforcing fair housing.  This question and answer document should be used when developing construction policies.
HUD DOJ Joint Statements re: Reasonable Accommodation
Very important to review if you are the property Section 504 Coordinator.  The Department of Justice is responsible for enforcing fair housing.  This question and answer document should be used when developing reasonable accommodation and modification policies.
Joint HUD/DOJ Statement on Reasonable Modifications under the Fair Housing Act
Very important to review if you are the property Section 504 Coordinator.  The Department of Justice is responsible for enforcing fair housing.  This question and answer document should be used when developing reasonable accommodation and modification policies.
For Limited English Proficiency Q&A
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders.  These questions pertain to implementation of LEP requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Equal Treatment and the Faith-Based and Community Initiative
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders.  These questions pertain to Fair Housing and faith-based housing programs.
Questions and Answers Concerning the Final Rule Implementing the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 (HOPA)
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders.  These questions pertain to Fair Housing and housing for elderly residents/families.

Q & A Sexual Harassment & Fair Housing
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders.  These questions pertain to Fair Housing and sexual harassment.

Your HAP
Frequently Asked Questions regarding the HUD Section 8 Renewal Guide 2015
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to the Section 8 Contract Renewal Guide
Use of “New Regulation” Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contracts Residual Receipts to Offset Project-Based Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments FAQ
 HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to use of funds in the Residual Receipts account to offset HAP requests.
Utility Analysis FAQ's
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to new guidance about how to conduct a Utility Allowance Analysis and how to submit the UA change request.
Special Claims – Frequently Asked Questions 2007
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to submission of Special Claims.
HUD Monitoring
Frequently Asked Questions about the MOR
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to the Management and Occupancy Review conducted using HUD Form 9834.
Frequently Asked Questions about Contract Administration
HUD's response to questions submitted by industry stakeholders. These questions pertain to the Performance Based Contract Administration initiative.