Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
United States Housing Act of 1937 (Section 8)
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
24 CFR 30.68;
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Proceedings in an owner, general partner, agent, or other covered entity may challenge a HUD complaint for civil penalties based on a knowing breach if a housing assistance payment contracts under the Housing Act. Covered violations include: failure to provide safe and sanitary housing; willful submission of fraudulent statements or request for payments. Maximum penalty is $27,500 per violation.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified