Join NMA and GoSection8 for our national housing conference in Miami

Registration for the 2015 NMA and GoSection8 Housing Conference is now open! We’re thrilled to be having the third annual NMA Housing Conference in Miami this year, and hope to see you there. In addition to informative and insightful sessions and panels, we’ll be announcing the 2015 NMA Housing Awards winners.

2015 NMA Housing Conference in Miami, FLmiami

October 5–6 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay

1633 North Bayshore Drive

Register now and save $50 on each registration.

Visit the website to register!

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OMB Publishes Interim Final Rule on Procurement

Today in the Federal Register, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published an interim final rule implementing new procurement standards for all federal agencies. The notice provides the following summary: Implementation of this guidance will reduce administrative burden and … Continue reading

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How to encourage poorer residents to use bike, car, and ride sharing

by Tanya Snyder   •   December 9, 2014 Washington’s Capital Bikeshare is one of the biggest and most well-established bike-share systems in the nation. Its annual fee of just $75 buys you unlimited free half-hour trips. The system now … Continue reading

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Senate confirms new HUD deputy secretary

WASHINGTON – The United States Senate today confirmed President Obama’s nomination of Nani Coloretti to serve as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As the second most senior official at HUD, Coloretti will manage … Continue reading

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Third annual NMA Housing Conference to be held in Miami

Big news at NMA this month! We’ve just finalized dates for the third annual NMA and GoSection8 Housing Conference. Mark your calendars for October 5–6 in beautiful Miami, FL! Registration will open January 1, 2015, and a discount will be … Continue reading

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NMA Inspections: Join for a free webinar

Learn more about the benefits of outsourcing HQS inspections in an informative webinar with Michael Petragallo, project manager of NMA Inspections. Join us on Thursday, November 20 for a half-hour discussion of how outsourcing HQS inspections can benefit your PHA, … Continue reading

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Say hello to the GoSection8 team at the Baltimore NAHRO show

The NAHRO 2014 National Conference starts this Thursday, and several key members of the GoSection8 team will be there: Frank Gualtieri – Owner and Vice President Mr. Frank Gualtieri has extensive experience with HUD rent reasonable methodology as it pertains … Continue reading

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IRS publishes new audit technique guide (ATG)

The IRS has published the new audit technique guide (ATG) for the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program. The ATG is not yet available on the IRS website, but you can download it here. Late last year a draft version … Continue reading

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The 2014 revision for NMA’s FSS Action Plan is now available!

For 2014, the NMA Model Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Action Plan has been updated to reflect changes to funding streams as a result of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. In the past, administrative fees and costs were funded differently for … Continue reading

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NEW: Upgraded Map Feature for RentWatch4

We have been busy working on improvements to our website; the latest feature is an upgraded map for RentWatch4. Based on user feedback we made the “select area” feature more prominent and improved the usability. You can now draw on the map with … Continue reading

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