Public Housing Admin Notices

Here is a list of Public Housing Notices which provide guidance, extensions, instructions, clarifications, announcements and other policy information.

Notices

2017-26 Notice of Funding Availability Modernization To Independence Program
     Modernization to Independence (MTI) Program NOFA
2017-25 Revised DHCD Guidelines for Executive Director Contracts
      DHCD Mandatory Contract Cover Sheet - Attachment A to PHN 2017-25
      DHCD Contract for Employment for Executive Director Template - Attachment B to PHN 2017-25
2017-24 Wage Match for State Housing Program Tenants
      Attachment - Income Asset Tax Match Authorization
      Attachment - Sample Notice to Tenants
      Attachment - Wage Match Acknowledgement Regarding Confidentiality of Information
2017-23 Housing Inquiries Due to Recent Hurricanes
2017-22 Proposed Amendments to Regulation 760 CMR 6.00
2017-21 DHCD Guidelines for Local Housing Authority Hiring of Executive Director
2017-20 FY18 Sustainability Initiative Program Update and LEAN Communication Requirements
2017-19 Capital Software Systems Training 
     CIP CPS and CIMS Overview Training Classes - Enrollment Packet - Sep - D
2017-18 DHCD Guidelines for At-Will Employment of Executive Director
         2017-18 - Attachment A Mandatory At-Will Agreement Cover Sheet
         2017-18 - Attachment B At Will Agreement Final 
2017-17 New Application in Housing Applications; “Fiscal Year End Forms and Certifications
2017-16: Mandatory Data Reporting
2017-15 Tracking PMR Criteria in Real Time - New Feature Live in Housing Applications 
2017-14 Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP) In the Publishing Year 
2017-13 Clarification on Tenants Accounts Receivable 
2017-12 Regulations Update 760 CMR 4.00, 6.00, 47.00, and 63.00
2017-11 Notice of Funding Availability for A Better Life (ABL) Planning Grants 
     Addendum To PHN 2017-11 Answers to frequently asked questions about the NOFA regarding planning grants for the A Better Life Program (ABL) 
     Addendum II PHN 2017-11 Application Deadline Extension for NOFA planning grants for the A Better Life Program (ABL)
2017-10 Clarifications to PHN 2017-03 on Emergency Pull-Cord Notification Systems
2017-09 AUP Common Findings And DHCD Procurement Dos and Don'ts 
2017-08 Regulations Update: 760 CMR 6:00: Occupancy Standards and Tenant Participation for State-Aided Housing- Withdrawal of Proposed Section 6:10 
2017-07 Regulations Update 760 CMR 11 Modernization and Development of State-Aided Public Housing 
2017-06 Clarification on Board Member Election 
2017-05 LHA Mandatory Board Member Training 
    LHA Training Step-by-Step Guide - attachment to PHN 2017-05
2017-04 Local Housing Authority Board Member Elections 
2017-03 Emergency Pull Cords/Light Systems 
2017-02 Regional Capital Assistance Team Advisory Board Election Results 
2017-01 REVISED FY2017 Local Housing Authority Budget Guidelines
    2017-01 Attachment A - Schedule of Net Meter Credit Savings
    2017-01 Attachment B - Bottom Line Budgeting for Housing Authorities with Retained Revenue
    2017-01 Attachment C - Schedule of Exemptions

2016

2016-41 DHCD Guidelines for Local Housing Authority Hiring of Executive Director - superceded by PHN 2017-21 (9/7/2017)
2016-40 DHCD Guidelines for Executive Director Contracts
     DHCD Mandatory Contract Cover Sheet - Attachment A to PHN 2016-40
     DHCD Contract for Employment for Executive Director Template - Attachment B to PHN 2016-40
2016-38 Property Liability Insurance Rate 2016-2017
2016-37 Guidance on Implementation of Changes in the Law Pertaining to Veterans
2016-36 Performance Management Review (PMR) Launch
2016-35 Changes to Procurement Laws and DHCD Policies
     DHCD Procurement Chart – Attachment to PHN 2016-35
2016-34 New Process Vacant Unit Funds
2016-33 New AIMM Program Rules and Application
2016-32 Superseded by 2016-37
2016-31 Regional Capital Assistance Team Advisory Board Elections 
2016-30 Revised Income Limits for Admission & FMRs for Continued Occupancy
     2016 Income Limits - attachment to PHN 2016-30
     Fair Market Rent '17 - attachment to PHN 2016-30
     FY2016 Massachusetts List of Counties - attachment to PNN 2016-30
2016-29 Changes Pertaining to Veterans 
2016-28 FY 2017 Budget Guidelines 
     2016-28 Attachment A - Schedule of Net Meter Credit Savings
     2016-28 Attachment B - Bottom Line Budgeting for Housing Authorities with Retained Revenue
     2016-28 Attachment C - Schedule of Exemptions
2016-27 Changes Pertaining to State Appointed Board Members
     State-Appointee Vacancy form – Attachment to PHN 2016-27
PHN 2016-26 Guidance on Protocol for Contacting Tenant Service Providers
     Authorization to Release Information for Elderly-Handicapped Public Housing - Attachment A to PHN 2016-26
     Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Resource Consortia (ADRC) - Attachment B to PHN 2016-26
2016-25 Regulation Hearings
2016-24 Regional Dwelling Unit Inspection Trainings 08 03 2016
2016-23: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the ModPHASE NOFA
2016-22: Mandatory Data Reporting
2016-21: Notice of Funding Availability for Modernizing Public Housing and Supportive Elder Initiative
    attachment A- ModPHASE eligible list 6-20-16
    attachment B- ModPHASE Service providers Partnership Examples
    attachment C- ModPHASE App
2016-20: DHCD Regional Board Commissioner Training
2016-19: Regional Capital Assistance Team (RCAT) Advisory Board Elections
2016-18: Preventative Maintenance Monthly Reminders
2016-17: Implementation of New On-Line Vacancy System
       Links to Go To Meeting Online Training Sessions
2016-16: Preparing for the PMR-LHA Annual Inspections and Work Order System
2016-15: Update on DHCD Risk Management and Insurance Programs for Massachusetts
2016-14: RCAT Program Guidelines
    attachment - PHN 2016-14 RCAT Program Guidelines
2016-13: Second Request - LHA Board Training Initiative Key Information Required
2016-12: New Budget Certification and Submission via Email
    attachment - Process    
    attachment - Budget Certification Form
2016-11: Contracting for Air Source Heat Pumps with LEAN Administrators   
    attachment- Design Guidelines ASHP
2016-10: Clarification of Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP) Financial Review
2016-09: Wage Match for State Housing Program Tenants
    attachment - Income Asset Tax Match Authorization  
    attachment - Sample Notice to Tenants
2016-08: Tenant Satisfaction Survey
2016-07: Updated Rolling Requests for Proposals - High Leverage Asset Preservation Program (HILAPP)
    attachment A - Application rolling April 2016
    attachment B - Eligible devs April 2016
    attachment C - FAQs rolling April 2016
2016-06: Performance Management Review Preparation
2016-05: Accessible Unit Initiative for FY16
    attachment- Application for Accessible Unit Initiative for FY16
2016-04: Capital Software Systems Training PHN 2016-04
    attachment - CIP CPS and CIMS Overview Training Classes - Enrollment Packet - March - June 2016
2016-03: Local Housing Authority Board or Commissioners Contact Information Fields Added to Housing Applications Page
2016-02: Regional Capital Assistance Team (RCAT) Program Waivers
    attachment A - RCAT Waiver Application
2016-01: Public Housing Organizational Structure
    attachment- DHCD Public Housing Organizational Structure

DPHRA Public Housing Presentations
   
ED Contracts MassNAHRO Spring Conference 2017
    AUP and PMR MassNAHRO Spring Conference 2017 
    PMR Update Inspections and Work Orders MassNAHRO Spring Conference 2017
    DHCD Updates MassNAHRO Fall Conference 2016
    DHCD Vacancy System and Answers to Common Questions -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016
    Maintaining Maintenance Work Orders -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016
    Managing your Maintenance -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016
    PMR and AUP -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016
    RCAT UPDATE -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016
    Rent Calculation Handouts -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016
    Rent Determination -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016 
    Procurement -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016 
    DHCD Procurement Chart -MassNAHRO Fall Conference November 2016

 

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