Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Labor and Economic Opportunity  
Michigan Housing Development Authority  
Name of person completing this form:  
Geoffrey Ehnis-Clark  
Phone number of person completing this form:  
E-mail of person completing this form:  
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:  
Thomas Shaver  
2. Rule Set Information  
MOAHR assigned rule set number:  
2021-70 LE  
Title of proposed rule set:  
State Housing Development Authority – General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
The MSHDA administrative rule set defines guidelines for a variety of programs authorized by the  
State Housing Development Authority Act of 1966. Proposed revisions and changes are generally to  
address clarity, modern usage, and adherence to current Rule Style Guide. R 125.203(d) is revised to  
incorporate federal definition; R 125.111 adds sub (3) to impose time limit on appeals from Authority  
decisions where no statutory or rule limit otherwise applies. R 125.146(6) revised to reflect industry  
standard practice, and R 125.146(8) added for internal clarity. Note that intent is to remove "Part 9A"  
as designation, such that R125.193 through R125.199 will fall within Part 9 for clarity and  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
The proposed rule set will be updated provide clarity and update terminology to modern industry  
standards. Three new rule provisions are proposed: definitions, statutory construction, and  
administrative appeal deadlines.  
5. List names of newspapers in which the notice of public hearing was published and  
publication dates:  
Grand Rapids Press 05/19/22, Marquette Mining Journal 05/19/22, Detroit News 05/19/22, and  
Detroit Free Press 05/19/22.  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 2  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
6/24/2022 10:00 AM at Microsoft Teams +1 248-509-0316,,432355321# United States, Pontiac  
Phone Conference ID: 432 355 321# , MSHDA Lansing Office, Conference Room 1A, 735 E.  
Michigan Ave., Lansing MI. 48912  
8. Provide the link the agency used to post the regulatory impact statement and cost-benefit  
analysis on its website:  
9. List of the name and title of agency representative(s) attending public hearing:  
Geoffrey Ehnis-Clark, Staff Attorney, as appointed by Acting Executive Director Gary Heidel via an  
memo dated 5/6/22.  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
12. Persons submitting other comments:  
13. Identify any changes made to the proposed rules based on comments received during the  
public comment period:  
Name &  
Organization public hearing  
Comments made at Written  
Agency Rationale Rule number  
for Rule Change & citation  
and Description changed  
of Change(s)  
14.Date report completed:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245