Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plan
The PHA Plan is a comprehensive guide to public housing agency policies, programs, operations, and strategies for meeting local housing needs and goals. There are two parts to the PHA Plan: the 5-Year Plan, which each PHA submits to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) once every 5th PHA fiscal year (FY), and the Annual Plan, which is submitted to HUD every year.
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Administrative Plan
A PHA’s administrative plan describes the policies the PHA has adopted in each area where the PHA has discretion. The Livermore Housing Authority must ensure compliance with federal laws, regulations, and notices and must establish policies and procedures to clarify federal requirements and to ensure consistency in program operation, which are encompassed in the Administrative Plan.
Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP)
As a government agency created and authorized by state law to develop and operate housing and housing programs for low-income families, the Livermore Housing Authority is mandated to comply with federal laws, regulations, and notices and must establish policies and procedures to both clarify federal requirements and to ensure consistency in program operation. These policies are encompassed in the Admission and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP).
Each year the finances of the Livermore Housing Authority are audited by an independent accounting firm to assure the accuracy and verification of the organization’s financial statements, policies, and practices.
The purpose of this policy is to provide a procurement system of quality and integrity, provide for the fair and equitable treatment of all persons or firms involved in purchasing by the Agency, ensure that supplies and services (including construction) are procured efficiently, effectively, and at the most favorable and valuable prices available to the Agency, promote competition in contracting, and assure that the Agency purchasing actions are in full compliance with applicable Federal standards, HUD regulations, State, and local laws.
Bylaws generally provide for meetings, elections of a board of commissioners and officers, filling vacancies, notices, types and duties of officers, committees, assessments and other routine conduct.