NAHMA HUD Update: Updated Utility Analysis FAQs, Republished Race and Ethnic Data Form, Annual Adjustment Factors

February 17, 2022

Dear NAHMA Members,

Please find below several stakeholder announcements from the Office of Multifamily Housing regarding:

  • Updated FAQs Addressing Methodology for Completing a Multifamily Housing Utility Analysis
  • Republished Race and Ethnic Data Reporting Form
  • Annual Adjustment Factors

For more information, please view the announcements below.

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 Multifamily Asset Management Update


The Office of Multifamily Housing would like to update our stakeholders on the following items:

Housing Notice 2015-04 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Published to HUDCLIPS

On February 10, 2022, the Office of Multifamily Housing posted to HUDCLIPS updated responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding Housing Notice H-2015-04Methodology for Completing a Multifamily Housing Utility Analysis. The FAQs were originally distributed to stakeholders via the Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project (RHIIP) listserv in July 2015 and were redistributed with updated responses in August 2016.

The updated FAQs are now located on HUDCLIPS under Housing Notice H-2015-04:

Please note: Questions 31, 42, and 43 are new additions to the document.

Form HUD-27061-H Re-Published to HUDCLIPS

On February 15, 2022, Form HUD-27061-H, Race and Ethnic Data Reporting Form, was re-published to HUDCLIPS. This form is used by applicants and in-place tenants of Multifamily Housing programs to provide self-certification of race and ethnicity for data collection purposes. Please see HUD Handbook 4350.3 for more information on Form HUD-27061-H. In the interim, Owners/Agents should refer to the information at the bottom of the form for instructions on who should complete the form, when the form should be completed, and how the form should be stored in a household’s file.

FY 2022 Annual Adjustment Factors

On February 16, 2022, a Notice of the Revised Contract Rent Annual Adjustment Factors (AAFs) for FY 2022 was published in the Federal Register. The AAFs are used to adjust the contract rents on the anniversary date of the Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contracts for some multifamily projects.

The FY 2022 AAFs are effective February 16, 2022.

A copy of the Federal Register Notice containing the revised AAFs is located at: 2022-03237.pdf (

The HUDUSER website has been updated to include the revised AAFs and can be viewed at: Annual Adjustment Factors | HUD USER