Board Resolution for Carbondale Housing Authority

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has authorized all public housing authorities to implement certain waivers from its normal requirements without prior HUD approval (PIH Notice 2020-05, SUBJECT: COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers for the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Indian Housing Block Grant and Indian Community Development Block Grant programs, Suspension of Public Housing Assessment System and Section Eight Management Assessment Program).

Be it resolved by the Carbondale Housing Authority that due to the COVID-19 emergency, it has chosen to implement the following waivers all of which were implemented on April 29, 2020, 2020. They are being ratified by the Board of Commissioners on May 21, 2020. Any HUD extension of the dates mentioned below shall be automatically approved by the Housing Authority without further Board action.

The waivers selected are based on the Carbondale Housing Authority’s local situation. The descriptions of the specific waivers below are summaries. The PHA shall fully understand and comply with the waivers as described in the HUD Notice in all their particularities. The Executive Director is hereby delegated the express authority to nullify any waiver and end this modification of the procedures and/or policies at such time as the Executive Director determines appropriate. Also, the Executive Director may choose to not take advantage of any of these waivers at the Executive Director’s sole discretion.

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