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Ballard Spahr LLP: Congress Provides New Tool for Revitalizing Public Housing

By Amy A. McClain , Sharifa A. Anderson and Mary Grace Folwell Housing authorities will be getting a new tool to leverage private sector resources now that Congress has authorized the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program in the FY 2012 appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing...

Ballard Spahr LLP: HUD Issues Guidance on Demolition and Disposition of Public Housing

By Amy M. McLain , Sharifa A. Anderson and Joy C. O'Brien The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released guidance on the requirements for HUD approval of the demolition and disposition of public housing under Section 18 of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937 and its implementing regulations...

Ballard Spahr LLP: HUD Issues Final Program Instructions for the Rental Assistance Demonstration

By t he Housing Group HUD has released the final program instructions for the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), a demonstration program designed to test the conversion of public housing and other HUD-assisted housing to long-term, project-based Section 8 rental assistance. The purpose of the...

HUD Issues Proposed Rule for Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a proposed rule for complying with the Fair Housing Act’s requirement that HUD program participants affirmatively further fair housing. HUD currently requires local governments, states, and public housing authorities that receive...