Recently HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing Programs issued clear guidance on the requirements for an Emergency Call System in Elderly Properties.
The memorandum (dated October 31, 2014) was written to clarify Section 100.2 of HUD’s Minimum Property Standards (MPS), Handbook 4910.1.
Since the memorandum is moot on the definition of Elderly Housing (e.g. 55 or 62?) we will assume this requirement applies only to the Federally defined 62+ age demographic.
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