Effective today, December 16, 2016, owners/agents must give the Notice of Occupancy Rights and the Certification form to each rejected household and each household at move in. Owner/agents have the next 12 months (through December 15, 2017) to distribute the Notice and Certification to all current households.
Although HUD has not issued a requirement to have residents sign an acknowledgement of receipt of Appendix A and Appendix C, New Hampshire Housing strongly encourages the use of an acknowledgement of receipt which is signed and dated by the household and retained in the file in order to show your compliance with the HUD requirement of giving the notice to all in place households and all move in households.
The Notice has the following "[insert name of program or rental assistance]" throughout. VAWA protections apply to all of the Section 8 assistance programs, the Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Program, the HOME Investment Partnerships Program and The Housing Trust Fund Program. If the assistance at your particular property is Section 8 based, please insert "the Section 8 Assistance Program". If the assistance is HOME, insert "the HOME Investment Partnerships Program. You need not break down the assistance by property type-Section 8 new construction, Section 202, etc.
In HUD original Notice, the date by which owners/agents had to implement an emergency transfer plan was Mary 15, 2016; however, HUD has issued a correction of that date. The actual deadline for implementing an emergency transfer plan for HUD program covered properties is June 14, 2017.
Please feel free to contact the Asset Manager who is assigned to your property or Marie firstname.lastname@example.org for questions related to multifamily Section 8 project based properties or Ginny email@example.com for questions related to the HOME Investment Partnership Program.