On June 8, 2023, HUD released PIH Notice 23-13 / Notice CPD-23-05: Guidance on Housing Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness Through the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs. This joint Notice supersedes PIH 13-15 and provides guidance to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) on policies and practices to most effectively serve families experiencing homelessness and to reduce barriers to entry for persons exiting homelessness.

About Notice PIH 23-13

Notice PIH 23-13 identifies strategies that PHAs can pursue to expand housing opportunities for individuals and families experiencing homelessness through the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs. Specifically, this Notice:

  • Revises the definition of homelessness for the purpose of reporting in the Inventory Management System/Public Housing Information Center (IMS/PIC) or its successor system
  • Outlines new guidance on how PHAs and Continuums of Care (CoCs) can share data derived from the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and IMS/PIC or its successor system
  • Provides updated guidance on:
    • Waiting list management and preferences
    • Screening policies regarding criminal activity, substance use, and rental history
    • Program termination and eviction policies
    • Information regarding pairing Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) with CoC Supportive Services to create Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

Questions about the Notice can be sent to for Public Housing, for Housing Choice Vouchers, and for CoCs and other homelessness stakeholders.

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POSTED BY Admin | Jun, 26, 2023 |
TAGS : homelessness housing

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