Public Housing Authority Operations—The CARES Act allows for alternative approaches to various aspects of PHA operations. Click here to see which waivers the Brainerd HRA has implemented and their effective dates.
Paying Rent—Check out these helpful brochures we received from HUD directed to tenant concerns. They address the obligation to pay rent during the pandemic and advise residents of subsidized properties who have experienced a decrease in income to immediately seek a recertification to have their rent decreased. HUD will pay the difference between the revised total tenant payment and the HUD approved rent for the unit. Tenant Flyer on Eviction Addressing Tenant Concerns
Owners/Landlords—For owners who are experiencing difficulty in making mortgage payments during this pandemic HUD has published Notice 2020-09 providing the opportunity to seek forbearance of principal, interest and late charges for up to 90 days.
COVID-19 Action Plan
The COVID-19 Action Plan was unanimously approved by the Brainerd HRA Board of Commissioners on March 26, 2020. View the plan here.