Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program regulations at 24 CFR Part 982 set forth basic housing quality standards (HQS) which all units must meet before assistance can be paid on behalf of a family and at least annually throughout the term of the assisted tenancy. HQS define “standard housing” and establish the minimum criteria for the health and safety of program participants. Current HQS regulations consist of 13 key aspects of housing quality, performance requirements, and acceptability criteria to meet each performance requirement.

New Regulation Effective December 27, 2022.

Carbon Monoxide Alarms or Detectors

Property owners providing housing under the HCV Program will be required to provide CO alarms or detectors in certain Federally Assisted Housing by December 27, 2022. Please read click to read the MHA Carbon Monoxide Alarm or Detectors!

PIH Notice 2022-01