On July 23, the Department of Housing and Urban Development published Housing Notice H 20-08 which announced the availability of supplemental operating funds for Section 8, Section 202, and Section 811 properties to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. HUD is making available CARES Act funds to offset property expenditures to combat the effects of COVID-19. This notice provides the final COVID-19 Supplemental Payment Request form for owners to use to apply for and receive payments beyondthe amounts available under the terms of their current rental assistance contracts.
The supplemental payments may cover additional cleaning and disinfecting, additional staff, face coverings, and other expenses to help keep properties safe for residents. The Housing Notice allows owners to submit payment requests for expenses incurred between March 27, 2020 and July 31, 2020. Requests are due to HUD or the Contract Administrator by August 5, 2020. The HUD-52671-E form is attached, and instructions to accompany the form are in Housing Notice H 20-08.
Property owners and management agents should contact their assigned HUD Account Executive or Contract Administrator with any questions about property eligibility for a Covid-19 Supplemental Payment.