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Basic LIHTC Compliance Training
Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) Training Academy will be providing a one-day Basic LIHTC Compliance training on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Liberty Green, 500 E. Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 40202, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET. The training targets property management companies that are responsible for maintaining compliance with the LIHTC Program. The cost of the training is free, but a $10 is for lunch. Early registration is encouraged due to limited space. The training will cover the following topics:   
  • The value of the credit
  • Qualifying households
  • Unit and project requirements
  • On-going compliance requirements
  • Monitoring compliance
  • 8823-Report of non-compliance
For more information, please see the event flier. You may also contact OCCH's Lynn Logan at 614-224-8446 or email LLogan@OCCH.org.  
VI-SPDAT Version 1 Removal
Effective Monday, May 1, 2017, VI-SPDAT Version 1 will be removed from HMIS. All historical data will remain visible in the system. Most agencies will not be effective by this change as Version 2 has been active for a year. As you begin to complete yearly assessments you will complete these in VI-SPDAT Version 2. If you have questions contact the HCA Help Desk
HOME Commitment Deadlines are Close
All HOME and AHTF single-family projects, which were funded February - April 2017, have commitment deadlines of Friday, June 30, 2017. All project set-ups should be submitted no later than Friday, June 23, 2017, to allow enough time for approval.
New ESG, COC, and HOME TBRA toolkits Available on HCA Help Desk
Effective April 5, 2017, projects using ESG, COC and/or HOME TBRA must use documents from the new toolkits.
  1. Please take time with your staff to go over the toolkits thoroughly. Compliance will be monitoring for use of the new forms.
  2. There are new mandatory forms in some of the toolkits. Below is a list of some of the new mandatory required forms:
    • ESG, COC and HOME TBRA now have VAWA required forms included with each toolkit and agencies will be responsible for following VAWA requirements.
    • COC now has new mandatory Chronically Homeless forms.
    • COC now has new mandatory "Client Service Plan & Tracker for COC" forms.
  3. The General Authorization to Release form HCA 139 is now a sample form. This form can still be used in some cases, however, this form should not be used for any client who is or has experienced an event qualifying under VAWA. VAWA requires specific authorization rather than general authorization. To obtain specific authorization for information needed on a toolkit form, please have the client sign the authorization release statement included at the top of each form needing authorization.
  4. Links for updated HMIS forms have been included in each toolkit.
  5. There have been numerous updates throughout the toolkits; some are very noticeable and some are not.  Please discard any previous versions of toolkits documents and use only documents included in the updated versions, even if the forms look the same.
If you have any questions related to the new toolkits, please contact the HCA Help Desk
HCA Programs Modification/Waiver Request Process 
Housing Contract Administration (HCA) sub-recipients may seek a modification or waiver of program requirements that would otherwise adversely impact their ability to carry out program activities. HCA, at its sole discretion, may consider a modification/waiver request from a sub-recipient in regard to requirements identified in program policies and guidelines. The sub-recipient must submit the HCA Modification/Waiver Request along with the appropriate and necessary supporting documentation. The modification/waiver request must include:  
  • Details of the specific requirement for which the modification/waiver is being requested;
  • Detailed explanation of why the requirement cannot be met (as justification for the request); 
  • Any additional information the sub-recipient would like HCA to consider with the request.
Approval of the request is at the sole discretion of Kentucky Housing Corporation.    

HCA will provide the sub-recipient a response approving or denying the request.  

The    HCA Project Modification/Waiver Request  form is available on the HCA Help Desk  under Compliance.  

DO NOT REPLY-This is an unmonitored email address. 

 

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