HUD Issues Guidance on Steps for Field Offices if a Project Receives a Zero Resulting From Owner Refusing REAC Inspection

On May 14, 2019, HUD issued a memorandum dated May 1, 2019, entitled, “What to Do When a Project Receives a Zero as a Result of an Owner Refusing to Allow HUD to Inspect.” The memo provides guidance on what steps a field office must take when a project receives a score of zero because an owner and/or management agent defaulted on the contractual obligation to allow HUD to perform a physical inspection based on the new 14-day notification period.  As background, On February 22, 2019, PIH and Housing published the Guidance Standardization of REAC Inspection Notification Timelines, Notice PIH-2019-02(HA)/H-2019-04. 

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