HUD Releases Proposed FY2012 FMRs

New rates are for FY 2012
Fourteen counties go up, seven go down
Cape May had the largest increase!
Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset had the largest decrease!

Proposed FY2012 FMRsOn August 19, 2011, HUD published the Proposed Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program Fiscal Year 2012 in the Federal Register. The purpose of the notice is provide the preliminary information so that the proposed payment standards can be reviewed prior to taking effect on October 1, 2011.

  • Cape May increased by 13.8%.
  • Atlantic, Bergen, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Sussex, Union and Warren also had increases.
  • Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset decreased by 8.6%.
  • More modest decreases are projected in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem.

For more information click here for the notice in the Federal Register.

Click here for a summary table of the new FMR’s and the changes from 2011.

Click here to view the proposed FMR’s by county.

Interested persons may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. HUD strongly encourages commenters to submit comments electronically. Electronic submission of comments allows the commenter maximum time to prepare and submit a comment, ensures timely receipt by HUD, and enables HUD to make them immediately available to the public.

Comments submitted electronically through the http:// www.regulations.gov Web site can be viewed by other commenters and interested members of the public. Commenters should follow instructions provided on that site to submit comments electronically.

The deadline for comments is September 19, 2011.