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Section 8 scammers cheat people seeking housing

by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/section-8-scammers-cheat-people-seeking-housing If you’re looking for Section 8 housing assistance, here’s something you need to know: scammers have made websites that look like...

Fair Housing apps for iPhone and Android

The Programs and Compliance Division, in coordination with the regional public affairs officers, posted Fair Housing apps for iPhone and Android use on HUD’s state pages throughout the southeast. The goal is to capture the attention of those smart phone users to...

Biennial Inspections

MBHA may now elect to conduct housing quality standards (HQS) inspections biennially rather than annually for assisted units. According to Notice PIH 2014-12, HUD is implementing this change on a limited basis pending stakeholder input through future rulemaking. This...

Housing Assistance Payments

Historically the Housing Authority of Myrtle Beach has made every effort to ensure that the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) is deposited into the landlords account by the first of each month. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently changed...