Welcome to

National Housing Compliance

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

HIGH QUALITY, CUSTOMER FOCUSED

Our blog

News & Updates

19 Oct

2023 COLA – What does it mean for certifications?

HUD provides the following guidance in, Paragraph 9-6 of the Handbook 4350.3:  When processing certifications with an[..]
Read more
17 Oct

2023 COLA Announced

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 8.7 percent[..]
Read more
05 Oct

Multifamily Housing Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program

Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) is a HUD program that provides incentives and supports to help families living in[..]
Read more
15 Jul

New Guidance to Connect Families to Solar Power

HUD is issuing national guidance to help ensure that residents of assisted housing can access cost-saving community[..]
Read more
16 Jun

National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE)

HUD published the Proposed National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) in the Federal Register on[..]
Read more
22 Feb

Residents, Owners, and Agents Rights for REAC Inspections During the Pandemic

In response to inquiries Multifamily Housing has received regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and REAC inspections, the following[..]
Read more
01 Feb

HUD Issues Notice Requiring Carbon Monoxide Alarms or Detectors in Assisted Housing

HUD's Offices of Public and Indian Housing, Multifamily Housing Programs, and Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes[..]
Read more
14 Oct

SSA 2022 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

Social Security recipients will see a 5.9% monthly increase in 2022. The historic increase- the biggest in[..]
Read more

Quick Info

Essential Information

The Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF)

The Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAF) for 2022 were published in the October 4, 2021 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, 2022 and can be found here.

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 – View the guidance on our website or visit HUD.

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. Learn more here.