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Today in the Federal Register, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule that would require all PHAs to ban smoking of lit tobacco products in living units, indoor common areas, and administrative offices. The proposed rule was previously announced in a press release, which explained that PHAs would have 18 months from the effective date of the final rule to implement smoke-free policies applicable to all indoor areas and to outdoor areas within 25 feet of buildings. HUD has also posted a four-page question-and-answer document about the proposed rule.
If you wish to submit comments on today’s proposed rule, you will find instructions following the “Addresses” heading in the preamble. Comments are due by January 19, 2016.
Share on TumblrBy: Brad Tuttle @bradrtuttle Nov. 5, 2015 To thank members of the military past and present for their service, food and drink are on the house all over the country on Veterans Day 2015, which takes place on Wednesday, November 11. … Continue reading
Share on TumblrThe U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has kicked off Fair Housing Month 2015 with the launch of a new national media campaign that will help the public recognize various forms of housing discrimination and what they … Continue reading
Share on TumblrIn two press releases, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it is awarding $1.5 million in the Lower Mississippi River Delta, and $550,000 in the Appalachian region, to stimulate local economies, produce more … Continue reading
Share on Tumblr In a press release dated March 19, HUD discussed yesterday’s release of the Section 3 proposed rule. The 99-page document has not yet been published in the Federal Register. A 60-day public comment period will open upon … Continue reading
Share on TumblrToday 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 … Continue reading