Welcome to National Housing Compliance

National Housing Compliance (NHC) is a 501c (4) not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with a regional office in Chicago, Illinois.

We provide professional training and compliance services to the affordable housing industry throughout the nation as well as serve as the performance-based contract administrator (PBCA) for the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development in the states of Georgia and Illinois.

Our mission is to provide high quality, customer-focused compliance services to help our housing industry partners achieve success in meeting ever-changing HUD regulations and requirements.    

Thank you for visiting our site. We look forward to serving you.

NHC Announcements

The Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF)

The Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF) for 2021 were published in the November 27, 2020 Federal Register.  These factors are used for adjusting or establishing Section 8 rents under the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997 (MAHRA), as amended, for projects assisted with Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments.  The factors are effective February 11, 2021 and can be found at here.

  • Georgia: 2.5
  • Illinois: 2.6

Voucher Processing and Special Claims 

A dedicated individual will be available Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your voucher, tenant files, or special claims, please call 770-939-3939.   

Procedures in the Event of Severe Weather

HUD Multifamily provides detailed procedures and tools Owners and Agents can use to prepare and respond to severe weather - Check Out (!) this guidance on our website or visit HUD.


National Housing Compliance Earns ISO 9001 Certification!    ...Read More


News & Updates

HUD has released a New COVID-19 Questions & Answers document for Multifamily Housing.  Be sure to replace the Q&A released in April with this new ... Read More

CALL TO ACTION:  Emergency Rental Assistance – If you are looking for help with housing costs, federal assistance is being distributed through local ... Read More

Pursuant to HUD Notice H 2021-01, dated April 13, 2021 NHC has been assigned by HUD to process COVID-19 Supplemental Payment Requests (CSP Requests) – Rou... Read More

On Friday, April 2, 2021, HUD released the Multifamily Q&A for COVID-19 and the CDC Order to Temporarily Halt Evictions Q&A. Read More