NAHMA USDA Update: Multifamily Housing Partnership Quarterly Update and Presentation

August 31, 2021

Dear NAHMA Members,

Please find below a summary of the recent quarterly update provided to stakeholders by Rural Developments Office of Multifamily Housing on August 12, 2021. This update includes a link to a power-point presentation (also attached) that provides additional information on:

  • MFH Leadership and Regional Directors
  • Emergency Housing Vouchers
  • An Overview of Rural Development Multifamily Portfolio and Regional Summary
  • A Status Update on the CDC Eviction Moratorium (which as lifted by the Supreme Court on August 26) and the American Rescue Plan
  • MFH Rentals, Section 504 Compliance, and FY 2021 Triennial Inspections
  • Letter of Priority Entitlement (LOPE)
  • Property Assignments
  • State of Production & Preservation
  • Contact Information for each Regional Director

For more information, please see the announcement below.


Multifamily Housing

August 31, 2021


Multifamily Housing Partners,

On August 12, 2021, Rural Development Multifamily Housing leadership held a meeting providing a quarterly update to our external partners.  The update included information about Emergency Housing Vouchers, American Rescue Plan, Letter of Priority Entitlement (LOPE), upcoming Farm Labor Housing Workshops, and lots of other pertinent information and updates.  These meetings will continue to be held on a regular basis, with our next partnership meeting tentatively scheduled for October 6, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  A link to that meeting will be sent out via GovDelivery once we get closer to the date.  Interested parties are encouraged to join a mailing list to receive future updates via GovDelivery from Rural Development Multifamily Housing.

Here’s a copy of our presentation from August 12, 2021: Multifamily Housing Partnership Updates

If you are looking for the servicing specialist for a specific property, you will find a complete and sortable list here:

If you have any questions, please contact your servicing specialist, as identified in the above sortable list, or contact the applicable Regional Director, as follows:

The four regions and the contact information for each Regional Director follows:

Western Region: Becki Meyer, Regional Director 
[email protected]
(AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY)

Southern Region: Byron Waters, Regional Director,
[email protected]
(AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, PR, SC, TN, TX, VI)

Midwest Region: Karissa Stiers, Regional Director,
[email protected]
(IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)

Northeast Region: Laurie Warzinski, Regional Director,
[email protected]
(CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV)