CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Regulatory Alert

Rural Development’s Office of Multifamily Housing published a bulletin providing information on a webinar and MFH’s Field Operations’ staff quarterly meeting.

1) Webinar – Today (Wednesday) August 3, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., Eastern

GSA’s Integrated Award Environment (IAE) will host a series of events to share information about how the entity validation process has changed and the improvements being made to the current experience. The first session will be held today, Wednesday, August 3 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern. REGISTER HERE for the first session that will focus on assisting entities that have begun the registration process or are currently renewing their registration and will cover:

  • What is entity validation?
  • How does entity validation work in
  • What documentation is required and accepted, and what isn’t?
  • What do I do next after my entity is validated?
  • Where do I get help?

Space is limited so register as soon as you can. However, GSA will record the event and post online.


2)  RD MFH Field Operations Quarterly Update – September 29, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., Eastern.

USDA Rural Development MFH Field Operations staff quarterly meeting to provide updates to our customers.

To join RD for this meeting on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, click here: Multifamily Housing Partnership Updates – Live Meeting

If you are looking for the servicing specialist for a specific property, you will find a complete and sortable list here: The MFH Organization Structure, listing all MFH staff with a link to their email, is located on the MFH website here:

If you have any questions, please contact your servicing specialist, as identified in the above sortable list, or contact the applicable Regional Director, as follows:

The four regions and the contact information for each Regional Director follows:

Western Region: Becki Meyer, Regional Director
(AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY)

Southern Region: Byron Waters, Regional Director,
(AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, PR, SC, TN, TX, VI)

Midwest Region: Laurie Warzinski, Acting Regional Director,
(IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)

Northeast Region: Donna O’Brien, Acting Regional Director,
(CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV)

For other news and information affecting the affordable rural housing industry, please visit the Newsroom on CARH’s website,