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Section 8 Annual Adjustment Factors

On December 27, 2018, HUD announced Section 8 Annual Adjustment Factors for Fiscal Year 2019 in the Federal Register. The notification includes a link to the AAF data ( however, at this time nothing has been posted and it is not clear what the effective date of the new AAFs will be. In the [...]

By |2018-12-27T16:23:02-05:00December 27th, 2018|

Multifamily Compliance Project Gathers Steam

The HDS Multifamily Compliance Project has two components: updating the Compliance Testing model and moving the testing and related functionality to a modern web interface. Compliance Testing The current Compliance Testing module is part of the HDS Multifamily Management product—a Windows based application--that includes Tax Credit, HOME and Agency tests. Given our longer-term goal of [...]

By |2018-02-02T13:37:17-05:00July 14th, 2017|

Notes from NAHMA and NLHA meetings in DC

Several issues came up at the NAHMA Fall Meeting Regulatory Issues Forum and the NLHA Seminar: The Mature Section 8 Project meetings I attended in DC the last week of October that are of general interest to Section 8 Contract Administrators. MORs: HUD’s Office of General Counsel has ruled that HUD cannot have PBCAs operating [...]

By |2018-02-02T13:37:20-05:00November 12th, 2015|

HDS Initiative Brings Continued Efficiency in Compliance

HDS is pleased to launch a new initiative for those users of our Multifamily Management System. This will focus on updating the Web Tenant Compliance and Annual Review Inspection with the goal to enhance the user experience and provide time savings in completing tasks. We have some ideas we would like to present to you [...]

By |2015-11-02T10:39:26-05:00November 2nd, 2015|

HDS to Launch New Initiative for Contract Administration

Given all the time and effort devoted to processing certifications and vouchers, any efficiency that can be introduced will have a big impact. At HDS we have been thinking hard about how to automate parts of the process with an eye to giving voucher specialists more time to do what they do best--make decisions. At [...]

By |2018-02-02T13:37:20-05:00September 1st, 2015|
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