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HTF Laws and Regulations

HTF Law

Title I of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, Section 1131 (Public Law 110-289)

The Housing Trust Fund (HTF) was established under Title I of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, Section 1131 (Public Law 110-289). Section 1131 of HERA amended the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.) (Act) to add a new section 1337, entitled "Affordable Housing Allocation" and a new section 1338, entitled "Housing Trust Fund."


HTF Regulations

Interim Rule - FR-5246-I-03

HUD published an Interim Rule which provides the guidelines for States to implement the HTF. View a summary of the Interim Rule.

Date Published: January 30, 2015

FY 2016 Formula Allocation Federal Register Notice

On May 6, 2016, HUD published the FY 2016 formula allocation amounts for HTF grantees.

Date Published: May 6, 2016


Uniform Administration Requirements Regulations

Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards - 2 CFR 200

The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (commonly called "Uniform Guidance") was officially implemented in December 2014. The Uniform Guidance is a government-wide framework for grants management. It is an authoritative set of rules and requirements for federal awards that synthesizes and supersedes guidance from earlier OMB circulars.

Date Published: January 1, 2014