HUD Section 8 Program

This full day course outlines the basic requirements of the HUD Project-Based Section 8 Program, with particular emphasis on combining the Section 8 program with the federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. The training provides an overview of Section 8 Program regulations, including rent rules, resident eligibility, income restrictions, civil rights and nondiscrimination requirements, waiting list and tenant selection, occupancy and lease requirements, and recertification requirements. The session goes into detail with regard to the changes created by Change 4 of HUD Handbook 4350.3. The course includes a detailed discussion of combining Section 8 and tax credits, focusing on occupancy requirements and rents, tenant eligibility differences, handling over-income residents, and monitoring requirements. The training is designed primarily for those involved in the site management of Section 8 properties.