There has been an update to a Compliance COIV-19 FAQ:
Q: Due to COVID-19 will AHFA allow a temporary suspension of recertifications until this national emergency has subsided?
A: Please reference IRS Notice 2020-53 suspending the owner requirement to perform tenant income recertifications for the period beginning April 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2020.
A question has also been added to the FAQs. See below:
Q: Are there any waivers for medical personnel or other essential workers providing services during the COVID-19 pandemic?
A: Reference IRS Notice 2020-53, which allows medical personnel or other essential workers providing services during the COVID-19 pandemic to temporarily occupy Housing Credit and/or Multifamily Bond-financed units in accordance with the emergency housing provisions of IRS Revenue Procedures 2014-59 and 2014-50. Visit
for the request form.