In-Person Training

HUD sponsored

Implementing HUD's SAFMR Rule Training Series

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This one-day training was intended for Designated Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). Using a combination of lecture, group exercises, and case studies, the training provided detailed guidance on implementing SAFMRs.

Participants learned:

  • Key provisions of the Final SAFMR Rule and changes to the Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) program
  • How to set and adjust payment standards
  • How the transition to SAFMRs may affect payment standards
  • How to handle decreases in payment standards for families under Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contract
  • How to communicate with voucher holders and landlords about SAFMR
  • Best practices for implementation and strategies to mitigate challenges

Who Should Attend?

This training was for the PHA staff person most directly involved in the implementation of SAFMR.

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Hosted By:

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

For more information, please contact:

SAFMR Training Registrar |

Tags: Housing Choice Voucher Program