NAHMA HUD Update: HUD Issues Additional Multifamily Electronic Signature Guidance

November 10, 2020

Dear NAHMA Members,

HUD’s Office of Asset Management and Portfolio Oversight recently issued Notice H 2020-10, providing additional guidance to HUD multifamily assisted housing industry partners on electronic signatures, electronic transmission, and electronic storage of documents and forms. Please note that in the case of “wet” or original signatures, the acceptable electronic equivalent must meet the criteria set forth in Section V of this Notice. Additionally, Section VIII provides the regulatory requirements for wet signatures and use of paper documents.

Housing Notice 2020-10, Electronic Signature, Transmission and Storage - Guidance for Multifamily Assisted Housing Industry Partners is attached and can also be found here.