News & Updates

March 2020 News


NAHRO Analysis: Latest COVID-19 Relief Bill

Join Us for a NAHRO Virtual Convening on Monday!

USICH/HUD Webinar on Isolation and Quarantine

COVID 19 & PHA Operations – PHA Operations Webinar (Free GoToWebinar registration required)

HUD to Host Second COVID-19 Planning and Response for Homeless Assistance Providers Q&A webinar (3/20/2020 – 2:30 pm ET)

RAD: An Important Tool for Preserving Public Housing, Not a Temporary Patch

e-Learning: COVID-19 and Housing Agency Operations (members only)

HUD Publishes COVID-19 FAQ for Public Housing and HCV Programs (login required)

HUD to Publish List of TPVs for FY 2019

HUD REAC Postpones Inspections for Public Housing & Multi-Family Housing

NAHRO Creates Coronavirus Resource Page (login required)

New PIH COVID-19 FAQ and Other COVID-19 Related Guidance

Washington Conference Cancelled (login required)

HUD, CDC, VA, and HCH to Host COVID-19 Planning and Response Q&A

IMS/PIC Down Starting Tomorrow (3/13/2020 – 3/23/2020)

NAHRO Creates Coronavirus Resource Page

USICH Publishes “Planning and Preparing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)” Page

New Material on Infectious Disease Preparedness Guidance for Homeless Assistance Providers

CY 2020 Operating Fund Grant Eligibility and Processing Notice Released

HUD Creates Online Guidance Portal

HUD Publishes PBV Subsidy Layering Review Guidelines

Infectious Disease Toolkit for CoCs

Information on Coronavirus for PHA Residents

IMS-PIC Down From March 13, 2020 to March 23, 2020

NAHRO in the News

As Low-Income Workers Lose Hours and Jobs, Pressure Mounts to Halt Evictions

HUD’s Independent Watchdog Launches Review of Radon Policies After Oregonian Investigation

Most Renters Won’t Be Protected From Eviction Under White House Plan, Despite President Trump’s Promise

COVID-19 Testing Not Subject to Review for Public Charge Rule

America’s Inequitable Housing System Is Completely Unprepared for Coronavirus

Exploring Modular Construction in Addressing Homelessness With CannonDesign

When the Police Have Your Landlord’s Number

Minnesota Housing Groups Say Sprinkler Mandates Require Money

Lack of Public Housing Brings Hundreds to Boston Statehouse

National News

Congress Addresses Housing Crunch Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Developers Navigate the Complexities of Rehabbing Aging Properties

Do Landlords Deserve a Coronavirus Bailout, Too?

Housing in Brief: How a ‘Green Stimulus’ Could Address Housing Shortages

HUD Is on the Way to Better Fair Housing Accountability (opinion)

America’s Housing System Was Radically Unprepared for Coronavirus

Homeless Encampments Should Not Be Evicted During Coronavirus Outbreak, CDC Says

How Do You Shelter in Place When You Don’t Have a Home?

In the Time of Coronavirus, Affordable Housing Could Become Harder to Find

Why More Homeless Shelters Are Welcoming Their Clients’ Pets

How the Coronavirus Presents a Unique Threat to the LGBTQ+ Community

Housing Plays Key Role in People’s Health and Well-Being

Preserving Affordable Housing

Trump Orders HUD to Suspend Evictions and Foreclosures

Fed Cuts Interest Rates, Affordable Housing Groups Respond to Coronavirus

FHA Braces for Virus, Warns of Potential Bottlenecks as Demand Grows

HUD Announces More Than $118 Million in Grants to Fight Homelessness

Sizing up the Remaining Presidential Housing Plans

The Growing Movement for Housing Justice

Container-Based Construction: The Next Frontier in Affordable Housing

Female Renters Take on Predatory Landlords

JPMorgan Increases Affordable Housing Efforts

Coronavirus: Hong Kong Families Awaiting Public Housing Flats Now Used for Quarantine Say Delay Has Real-Life Consequences

5 Essential Books to Understand the Housing Crisis

House Passes YIMBY Act, Aimed at Spurring Affordable Housing Development

Housing Aid Tied to Fewer Asthma Emergencies for Kids Living in Poverty

Housing Assistance Programs Don’t Help People Live Near Jobs, Study Says

How Rent Control Hurts the Very People It Seeks to Help (And What We Can Do Instead)

Turns out Investing in Disinvested Communities Isn’t Very Risky

Advocates Pushing Nationwide Rent Control Protest HUD Headquarters

In Biden Vs. Sanders Race, Two Differing Visions for Housing

Kia Motors Donates $1 Million to “Yards Against Homelessness” Charity Partners

Public Housing Is Part of the Housing Crisis

West Coast Officials Prep for Possible Coronavirus Outbreak Among Homeless

HUD Has Become an Obstacle to Fair Housing (opinion)

Top HUD Official, Menendez Tour Hoboken to Evaluate Rebuild by Design Projects

Why Institutional Investors Haven’t Made a Big Splash in Affordable Housing

How the Democratic Candidates Would Tackle the Housing Crisis

Vacant Hospitals Help Address Ills of Limited Affordable Senior Housing

For Those Living in Public Housing, It’s a Long Way to Work

The Emerging Crisis of Aged Homelessness: What Can Be Done to Help?

State News

Explaining the Eviction Policy in Texas During the Coronavirus Pandemic

New Downtown Dallas High-Rise Will Bring Affordable Housing

The Gentrification of Texas



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