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Questions related to use of FMRs or voucher payment standards should be directed to the respective local HUD program staff. Questions on how to conduct FMR surveys or concerning further methodological explanations may be addressed to Marie L. Lihn or Peter B. Kahn, Economic and Market Analysis Division, Office of Economic Affairs, Office of Policy Development and Research, telephone 202-708-0590.
The FY 2012 FMRs for Hood River County, OR, were over 20 percent lower than they were in FY 2011. While FMRs for Hood River County increased in FY 2013, they were still about 10 percent lower than they were in FY 2011. The PHA was having trouble managing its program with these lower FMR levels and so they conducted a survey of rents for Hood River County. The results of this survey were provided to HUD in mid-September, which was too late in the FMR review process to be included in the FY 2013 FMR final notice.
HUD has reviewed the survey data and determined that the FY 2013 FMRs for Hood River County, OR, are revised as follows: