HUD re-starts MORs

HUD re-starts MORs

HUD has announced that Performance Based Contract Administrators (PBCAs) and HUD field offices can resume Management and Occupancy Reviews (MORs) in areas where state or local laws do not restrict them, according to a June 23, 2020 Memorandum released by HUD’s...
Section 8 vs. Section 42

Section 8 vs. Section 42

Section 8? Section 42? Section 202 with Section 8? Section 236? These are the short-hand descriptors commonly used in referring to the affordable housing programs in the US. With so many numbers, it can be hard to keep track of what they all mean! The most ubiquitous...
HUD Training Explained

HUD Training Explained

There are many different kinds of training related to programs offered by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The National Center for Housing Management (NCHM) offers training primarily geared to those who currently work for organizations...
Become a Certified Occupancy Specialist

Become a Certified Occupancy Specialist

Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) is the most sought-after professional credential in the affordable housing industry. Many property management companies, governmental agencies, and other employers involved in affordable housing prefer and, often require, that...
Audit Techniques

Audit Techniques

MOR stands for “Management and Occupancy Review.” During an MOR, a representative from either HUD or your Contract Administrator (CA) will visit your site and perform an audit of your files and an inspection of your property. The MOR process is a lengthy one: it may...