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This site provides guidance related to Multifamily policies to owners (including Public Housing Agencies) who will be or have previously converted their projects to Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) authorized under the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD). This site is not to be all-inclusive of HUD Multifamily Housing program requirements. Owners should be familiar with their HAP Contracts and the RAD Notice for specific terms related to their projects. This guidance applies only to conversions of public housing, Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab), Rent Supplement, Rental Assistance Payment (RAP), and Section 202 PRAC assistance to PBRA. It does not apply to RAD conversions of assistance to Project Based Voucher (PBV) assistance. For detailed information on the RAD program, please visit the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) website.

There are two Components under the RAD PBRA Program:

  • RAD for Public Housing (Component I) consists of Public Housing projects converting under PBRA. RAD Component I HAP contracts can be identified by the contract number having an RD in the fifth and sixth position, example, GA12RD34567.

  • RAD for Multifamily Housing (Component II) consists of 202 PRAC, Mod Rehab, Mod Rehab SRO, Rent Supp, RAP projects converting under PBRA. RAD Component II HAP contracts can be identified by the contract number having either RR, RM, or RP in the fifth and sixth position, example, GA12RM34567.

All HUD HAP contracts have a Contract Administrator. This could be HUD or a Performance-Based Contract Administrator (PBCA).References to Contract Administrator (CA) on this site includes both HUD and the PBCA unless otherwise indicated. You will be advised in writing in advance should the CA for your HAP contract change.

RAD Online Guidance

HUD offers a number of resources for RAD properties, including guidance on obtaining HUD’s Secured System’s access, UEI and SAMs registration, TRACS software selection, annual rent adjustments and utility analysis, training, and other technical and occupancy assistance.














Last updated 4/18/2024