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A Bi-weekly bulletin to update the SAHMA Community | October 23, 2014

Social Security Administration Announces 1.7 Percent Increase in 2015 · Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.
The 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits that more than 58 million Social Security beneficiaries receive in January 2015. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 31, 2014.

Smoke Free Action Guide Issued on October 17th 2014 · On Friday, October 17th, Benjamin T. Metcalf, the HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing Programs, issued a memorandum regarding "Smoke Free Action Guide for Multifamily Housing". Click the link above to download a copy of the guide.

HUD/REAC Update: "Cheat Sheet" for the 4.0 Physical Inspection Report · With the rollout of the new Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) inspection software (version 4.0), the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) now has the capability to collect more detailed information about observations made during the inspection of properties. Therefore, the report has been modified to provide this detailed information.

RHIIP Notice #319 Updated October 14th · The forms, which relate to the Section 8 Contract Renewal process, have been updated and the new forms have been posted to HUDCLIPS. The updates include either a new OMB expiration date of 04/30/2017 or the removal of the OMB expiration date. Additionally, due to new software constraints, some forms that were previously fillable no longer have this functionality.

SAHMA Welcomes New Member
  • Dorchester Management
Glad to have you aboard!

SAHMA Welcomes Our New Communities of Quality Program Members
SAHMA would like to recognize our new COQ program members, under SPM, LLC
  • Baptist Oaks Apartments
  • Presbyterian Towers
We are happy to have you!

Interested in joining the Communities of Quality program, visit the SAHMA homepage for details. COQ program

SAHMA Excellence in Maintenance
SAHMA is proud to announce that we have added 17 new members; all from SPM, LLC management company to our Excellence in Maintenance program! Be sure to stop by our Excellence in Maintenance Directory to view our newly inducted members:

Interested in joining our Excellence Program or updating your current Excellence status? Visit our Excellence Program page for details:
  • New applications are accepted anytime.
  • Remember, renewal applications for our Excellence in Maintenance and Management programs are due December 31st 2014.

  • 2015 NAHMA Drug Free Poster Art Calendars available now! Click here to order

    NAHMA Drug Free Art Calendar

    *To contact any of our members, you may view the member directory by signing into the SAHMA website.

Due to High Demand....
  • The TRACS 202D New Certifications and New Vouchers Conference Calls are selling out like hot cakes! Due to the high demand, our 10:00am TRACS 202D New Certification Conference Call on November 11th has reached maximum capacity, we have added an additional call to this date at 2:00 pm EST. Click here for details.
  • We also have a scheduled New Vouchers Conference Call for November 13th at 10:00am EST, for more details: Click here for details.


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504 Coordinator
504 Coordinator
November 5, 2014
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TRACS 202D - The New Certifications
November 11, 2014
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TRACS 202D - The New Vouchers
November 13, 2014
Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO)
November 12 - 14, 2014
Wait List Mgmt
Wait List Management
November 18, 2014

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Demystifying LIHTC

Novogradac & Company to host Tax Credit Housing Finance Conference in Las Vegas

The Pros & Cons of HUD's RAD Program

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Maintenance Supervisor
Lawler Woods Housing, LLC. | Maumelle, AR

Maintenance Supervisor
Lawler Wood Housing, LLC. | Bossier City, LA

Property Manager
Hallmark Management | Rossville, GA

Property Manager
SPM, LLC. | City TBD, Florida

Maintenance Technician
Lawler Wood Housing, LLC. | Kingsport, TN

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