MOR Questions Your Audit May Not Catch

Although a regular audit of financial statements and disclosures can help property managers prepare for a HUD-sanctioned management and operating review (MOR), there are some differences between HUD Audit Guidelines and the questions covered in a management review through HUD 9834. There are rather obvious differences on HUD 9834, like lead-based paint compliance, vacancy monitoring, … Continue reading MOR Questions Your Audit May Not Catch

Prepare for a Management & Occupancy Review (MOR)

Over the past eight years and now into the era of the new Republican White House, scrutiny on affordable housing developers, owners and management companies has increased. Whether the reasons are to root out abuses of Section 8 funding or to justify cutting the US Housing and Urban Development budget, politics have put pressure on … Continue reading Prepare for a Management & Occupancy Review (MOR)

Are You Ready for MOR? Affordable Housing Audit Tips to Meet HUD Standards

Over the past eight years and now into the era of the new Republican White House, scrutiny on affordable housing developers, owners and management companies has increased. Whether the reasons are to root out abuses of Section 8 funding or to justify cutting the US Housing and Urban Development budget, politics have put pressure on … Continue reading Are You Ready for MOR? Affordable Housing Audit Tips to Meet HUD Standards

Disparate Impact: The Other, Other Supreme Court Decision, and What it Means for the Real Estate World

The Supreme Court of the United States recently ruled on a case that may have a profound impact on a number of Americans.  No, not that one, or that one.  We’re talking about the case Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project (ICP).  Not quite the sizzle of other recent … Continue reading Disparate Impact: The Other, Other Supreme Court Decision, and What it Means for the Real Estate World