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Emergency Housing Assistance Updates

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Emergency Rental Assistance Reporting Guidance

This document provides guidance from the Treasury Department to grantees receiving Emergency Rental Assistance funding on required reporting procedures.

HOME-ARP Allocation Chart by State HFA

This chart shows the total grant amount allocated to each state HFA under the American Recovery Plan to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s HOME Investment Partnerships program.

Proposed Rule: Reinstatement of HUD’s Discriminatory Effects Standard

This rule proposes to rescind the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2020 disparate impact rule and to restore the 2013 discriminatory effects rule.

U.S. Department of the Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Frequently Asked Questions (Updated as of June 24, 2021)

This FAQ document provides guidance regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance program enacted in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.

HUD Interim Final Rule Restoring Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Definitions and Certifications

This interim final rule issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and effective July 31, 2021, repeals the 2020 Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice (PCNC) regulations and reinstates aspects of the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulations, including certain definitions and certification requirements, that had been repealed by the PCNC rule.

HUD FY 2022 Budget in Brief

On May 28, 2021, the Biden Administration submitted to Congress its budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The administration requests $68.7 billion for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, an increase of $9 billion above the FY 2021 enacted level.

U.S. Department of Treasury “General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Proposals”

To accompany the president's budget request, the U.S. Department of Treasury releases the “General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals,” which provides an explanation of the administration’s revenue proposals for that fiscal year.

HUD Q&As on Use of Emergency Rental Assistance Program and HUD Rental Assistance

This document provides guidance on the use of Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance by households also receiving HUD rental assistance, including Housing Choice Vouchers and Public Housing.

HUD FAQs on Emergency Rental Assistance for Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program Participants

On May 12, 2021, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Public and Indian Housing published these Frequently Asked Questions on use of funds from the Treasury Department’s Emergency Rental Assistance program to assist participants in the public housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs.

U.S. Department of Treasury Library: Hardest Hit Fund Program Documents

This webpage contains the most recent fact sheets, program requirements, and allocations for each state HFA’s Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) program. HFAs have utilized the HHF in various ways to help homeowners avoid foreclosure and stabilize neighborhoods.