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2004-B-17: Implementation of Gross Rent Changes

To: All Federally Assisted Housing Developments

From: Jane I. Berrie, Director Housing Management Bureau

Date: November 1, 2004

Subject: Implementation of Gross Rent Changes

According to Section 7-17 in the new HUD Handbook 4350.3 - Rev.1, a gross rent change may occur due to a rent change only, a change in the utility allowance only, or a change in both the rent and utility allowance.

After the Commissioner's Rent Order has been approved by HUD and served on the tenants, the following procedures should be utilized in implementing all gross rent changes:

If you have any questions, please call Linda Kedzierski at (212) 480-2021, or e-mail her at

-Jane I. Berrie

Last updated on 06/04/10