Family & Community

Welcome to SW-AHMA

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SW-AHMA is a non-profit professional organization composed of property owners, management agents and related professionals who specialize in the development and operation of affordable housing. Since its inception in 1988, SW-AHMA has dedicated itself to the following:

  • Interfacing actively with affordable regulatory agencies to address relevant topics and issues.
  • Facilitating communication between management professionals and agency officials.
  • Providing opportunities for professional training and development.
  • Assisting management professionals in providing better service to both residents and owners.
  • Supporting the National Affordable Housing Management Association's (NAHMA) efforts with legislative and regulatory policy that promotes the development and preservation of decent and safe affordable housing.

2016 Annual Adjustment Factors

The fiscal year 2016 Annual Adjustment Factors (AFFs) for the Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Program is now available. A link to dataset tables displaying the AAFs for FY 2016 is .

The AAFs are based on a formula using residential rent and utility cost changes from the most recent annual Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index (CPI) survey. A separate Federal Register Notice will be published at a later date that will identify the inflation factors that will be used to adjust tenant-based rental assistance funding for FY 2016.

To view the AAFs for FY 2015, please click here


HUD recently issued the following notice on required actions for multifamily housing projects receiving failing scores from HUD's Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC).

HUD is required to take certain procedural steps when multifamily housing projects score 59 or less on the REAC physical inspection. This Notice provides guidance to ensure compliance with these procedural steps.

To view this notice, please click here

HUD Multifamily Southwest Region SHCC Panel Presentation