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HUD/PIH RIN: 2577-AD14 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) Performance Indicators and Assessments for Housing Choice Voucher Programs (FR-6356) 

This proposed rule would revise HUD’s Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) regulations governing the assessments, evaluation, and oversight of public housing agencies (PHAs) administering public housing and Section 8 voucher programs. Under the proposed rule, performance would focus on key indicators such as occupancy, financial, and physical assessments. To the greatest extent possible, scoring indicators would be based on measurable program outcomes based on data that is already available to HUD. The proposed rule will also seek to align SEMAP with the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) scoring indicators and reduce or eliminate the reliance on PHA self-certifications as a verification method of PHA performance. This proposed rule is being developed with input received from PHAs, industry groups, and advocates during a series of listening sessions HUD held in the fall of 2022, as well as a listening session with program participants held in early 2023.

Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 24 CFR 901    24 CFR 907    24 CFR 985   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1437(f)    42 U.S.C. 1437d(j)    42 U.S.C. 35359(d))   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/00/2024 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Steven Durham
Office of Housing Voucher Program, Office of Public Housing and Voucher Programs
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of Public and Indian Housing
451 7th Street SW,
Washington, DC 20410
Phone:202 402-5227