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 Key Rules and Regulations for Federally-Subsidized Low-Income Housing Programs


Housing Code
(applies to all programs)
The Housing Quality Standards (HQS) are the federal standards for habitability (repairs and upkeep).



Public Housing
Federal
General federal law can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 24 (Most relevant sections are 960, 964, 966)
HUD's interpretation of the federal law is in the HUD Public Housing Guidebook
The Housing Quality Standards (HQS) are the federal standards for habitability (repairs and upkeep)

Fair Housing Act


Local

CA Health and Safety Code
SFHA Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy

Section 8 (HCV)

Federal
General federal law can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 24.
HUD's interpretation of the federal law is in the HUD Housing Choice Voucher Guidebook
The Housing Quality Standards (HQS) are the federal standards for habitability (repairs  and upkeep).

Fair Housing Act


Local
SFHA Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan
Municipal Police Code

HUD-Subsidized Housing

Federal
General federal law can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 24.983
HUD's interpretation of the federal law is in the HUD Multifamily Housing Handbook 4350.3 (Download from www.hudclips.org).