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Statutory and regulatory waivers

Summary of alternative requirements

 

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Did PHA implement waiver and alternative requirement?

 

 

PHI-2020-33

 

 

 

 

HQS-1: Initial Inspection Requirement

Statutory Authority  Section 8(o)(8)(A)(i),
Section 8(o)(8)(C) Regulatory Authority
§ 982.305(a),
982.305(b), 982.405

Changes initial inspection requirements, allowing for owner certification that there are no life-threatening deficiencies. Must inspect within one year.

6/30/21

Yes

 

HQS-3: Initial Inspection- Non-Life Threatening HQS - Initial Unit Approval

Statutory Authority
Section 8(o)(8)(A)(ii)
Regulatory Authority HOTMA HCV Federal Register Notice January 18, 2017 

Allows for extension of up to 30 days for owner repairs of non-life-threatening conditions.

6/30/21

Yes

 

HQS-2: Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Pre-HAP Contract Inspections

Statutory Authority: Section 8(o)(8)(A)
Regulatory Authority:
§§  983.301(b),
983.156(a)(1)

PHA Acceptance of Completed Units:

Changes inspection requirements, allowing for owner certification that there are no life-threatening deficiencies.

6/30/21

Yes

 

HQS-7: PBV Turnover Unit Inspections

Regulatory Authority

§ 983.103(c)

Allows PBV turnover units to be filled based on owner certification there are no life-threatening deficiencies.

6/30/21

Yes

 

HCV-2: Information When Family is Selected: PHA Oral Briefing

Statutory Authority
Section 3(a)(1)
Regulatory Authority
§ 982.516(a)(1), §960.257(a)

Provides for alternative methods to conduct required voucher briefing.

6/30/21

Yes

 

HCV-3: Term of Voucher: Extensions of Term

Regulatory Authority
§ 5.233(a)(2)
Sub-regulatory Guidance
PIH Notice 2018-18

Allows PHAs to provide voucher extensions regardless of current PHA policy.

6/30/21

Yes

 

HCV-4: PHA Approval of Assisted Tenancy: When HAP Contract is Executed

Statutory Authority
Section 3(a)(1)
Regulatory Authority
§ 5.233(a)(2),
982.516(c)(2),
960.257(b) and (d)
Sub-regulatory Guidance
PIH Notice 2018-18

Provides for HAP payments for contracts not executed within 60 days

6/30/21

Yes

 

HCV-7: Increase in Payment Standard During HAP Contract Term:

Regulatory Authority
§ 982.206(a)(2)
PIH Notice 2012-34

Provides PHAs with the option to increase the payment standard for the family at any time after the effective date of the increase, rather than waiting for the next regular reexamination.

 

6/30/21

Yes

 

Remote Video Inspections (RVI)

PHI-2020-31

 

7/31/21

Yes