For Project Development and Preservation

Richard Silverblatt Associates, Inc.
Development Milestones

Fund Reservation

State/Local Approvals

Firm Commitment Application

Pre-Construction Conference

Initial Closing

Construction Period

Rent-Up and Marketing

Pre-Cost Certification Conference

Cost Certification

Project Rental Assistance Contract

Occupancy Requirements

Final Closing


Developing a Strategy for Project

Applying for a Contract Rent

Reviewing Replacement Reserves

Refinancing a Section 202 Direct Loan

REAC Inspections

Establishing a Project Library


HUD Bookletters

HUD Forms

HUD Handbooks

HUD Information & Web Sources

HUD Notices

HUD NY HUB Handouts

Practical Guide to 202/811 Terms

How to use the Guide

You can click on any subject of interest on the menu at the left hand side of the screen:

On the Welcome (Home) Page, click on
"What's New in the Guide" to find out quickly recent changes and particularly new information from HUD that may be of importance to you. Links are provided directly to referenced items in this section.

"Description of Section 202 and 811 Programs" includes a synopsis of the major elements of the two programs and a brief outline of the evolution of the programs to date.

"Milestones" includes the sequence of key Section 202 or Section 811 project development steps. Click on any milestone to read a description of that stage in the process and what is required by HUD to complete it in order to reach the next phase.

"Preservation" includes actions that the Owner and the project management team can take to keep the project economically stable and well maintained.

"Resources" includes various types of documents that you will need to refer to as applications are developed and as the project advances through processing.

"Forms" lists all of the required forms that are available in the Guide. New York Office Staff Contacts provides an organization chart with the names and phone numbers of the key staff contacts at the New York HUD office. A key feature included under Resources is the "Practical Guide," a glossary of terms as they are used in the 202/811 process.

Click on the arrows at the top left of the screen to go back to a previous screen or to go to the next screen. If you cannot use the left arrow because it is suppressed, click on the "X" on the upper right of the screen to go back to a prior screen.

Whenever you see , the "bright idea guy" on the screen,
click on the image and it will jump to a web page with more information.

Completing Forms

HUD applications require the completion of many forms. The forms included here are "fillable" except where noted. The forms are in a PDF (portable document file) format which means that in order to have access to the forms, you must have Acrobat Reader, available free of charge at The Guide also has annotated many of the forms, providing recommendations on how to complete them.

Forms are accessible throughout the Guide and are distributed according to the task or milestone at hand. For example, under Milestones at left or in the Flow Chart above, click on Initial Closing, then scroll down and click on either of the sites under Documents to be submitted to view the forms required by HUD. To view and download forms "on the fly," click on Forms on the Resources menu to the left of your screen.

If you see a yellow comment on the form, double click on it for information that is required in that particular box or space. If you are printing out a form which is in a PDF format, you must click on "File," then "Print." Click on the "Comment" box on the Print screen to remove the check in that box before printing the form; otherwise the comments will appear on the printed form.

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