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 2020 were published in the November 22, 2019 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, 2020 and can be found at here.

  • Georgia: 2.0
  • Illinois: 2.0

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.


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News & Updates

New Questions and Answers address: CDC Moratorium on Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent Hazard Pay or any extra pay essential employees receive Rev... Read More

Multifamily Housing has updated the “Questions and Answers for Office of Multifamily Housing Stakeholders on Coronavirus (COVID-19).” The updated do... Read More

Pursuant to HUD Notice H 20-08, dated July 23, 2020, NHC has been assigned by HUD to process COVID-19 Supplemental Payment Requests (CSP Requests). This email p... Read More

HUD has made available funds to eligible Owners/Agents to cover costs associated with COVID-19 which were incurred during March 27, 2020 through July 31, 2020. ... Read More