Compliance - Utility Allowance Information
Federal Utility Allowance Regulations
- Notice 2009-44 (PDF - IRS Web site)
- Treasury Regulation 1.42-10 - Utility Allowances (PDF)
- 26 CFR Part 1 - Section 42 Utility Allowance Regulation Update (PDF)
Texas Compliance Rules (Secretary of State Web site)
Forms (Updated 1/9/2015)
- Utility Allowance Questionnaire (DOC)
Must be completed for both requesting to switch utility allowance methodologies and for the annual utility allowance review.
- Notice to Residents of Annual Review of Utility Allowances (Template) (DOC)
Must be completed and posted for the annual review of the following methodologies: Written Estimate, HUD Utility Schedule Model, Actual Use, and Energy Consumption.
- Notice to Residents of Intention to Revise Utility Allowances (Template) (DOC)
Must be completed and posted when requesting to switch methodologies to Written Estimate, HUD Utility Schedule Model, Actual Use, or Energy Consumption.
Please submit all requests via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on utility allowances for multifamily projects funded by the Department contact:
Jacqueline Kawas, Compliance Monitor
Phone: (512) 475-3969
All queries regarding energy assistance and weatherization please refer to the Community Affairs page.