Tag Archives: HUD

Does your housing cooperative have a member selection policy (TSP)?

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. Most housing cooperatives have a tenant selection policy, which helps ensure that tenants are selected for occupancy in accordance with either HUD requirements or state, federal and local laws.  If your housing cooperative is regulated by HUD, then there are specific guidelines you must follow in order to continue to […]

Urgent National Update for Cooperatives

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. Unless Congress miraculously acts in a bi-partisan manner, the federal government will be forced to have automatic 8.4% across the board spending cuts beginning January 1, 2013. All government assisted cooperatives should start to plan for the likely event that these cuts become a reality. What HUD will do and […]

HUD Secretary Donovan Announces New Regulations to Ensure Equal Access to Housing for All Americans Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced recently new regulations intended to ensure that HUD’s core housing programs are open to all eligible persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.  Donovan previewed the announcement at the 24th National Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equality. […]

HUD Update

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. HUD Update, March 13, 2012 HUD Funding: The Congressional “Super Committee” was tasked with coming up with $1.5 trillion in debt savings over a ten year period.  Their failure to do so, has forced agencies, such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  to implement mandatory budget cuts […]