HOME Laws and Regulations

The rules and regulations governing the activities of the HOME program include the Laws as enacted by Congress, and the Regulations created by HUD to achieve the result prescribed by the Laws. HUD provides guidance on the HOME program through HOME CPD Notices, HOME Policy Memos, HOMEfires, and HOME FACTS.


TITLE II  of the  Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act
The HOME Statute is contained in Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act. The Statute contains the following subparts:


Changes to HOME Program Commitment Requirement Interim Final Rule

HUD published an Interim Final Rule on December 2, 2016 implementing a grant-specific method of determining compliance with the statutory 24-month deadline for committing HOME funds. The interim rule is effective on January 3, 2017.

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HOME Final Rule

HUD published a Final Rule in the Federal Register on July 24, 2013 to amend the HOME Program regulations. These amendments to the HOME regulations represent the most significant changes to the HOME Program in 17 years. Generally, the provisions of the HOME Final Rule are effective on August 23, 2013. Several of the new requirements will go into effect at a later date, in consideration of their complexity.

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