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Lower Income Housing Assistance Program Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation

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The moderate rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) program was designed in 1978 to be an expansion of the rental certificate program. The rental certificate program was initially amended to permit moderate levels of rehabilitation to upgrade and preserve the nation's housing stock. Although the rental certificate program stimulated maintenance of the housing stock (with investment by owners averaging $1500 in repairs to meet the program housing quality standards), it was estimated that at least 2.7 million rental units had deficiencies requiring a moderate level of upgrading; approximately 85% of these units were in buildings of fewer than 20 units. The Mod Rehab program was designed to upgrade that housing stock. The program was repealed in 1991 and no new projects are authorized for development. Assistance is limited to properties previously rehabilitated pursuant to a housing assistance…

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