HUD

HUD

BBG provides Assessment services in support of HUD Insured mortgages for various HUD Loan Programs, Public Housing Authorities and the Affordable Housing Industry.

BBG’s HUD practice includes licensed professionals with substantial experience completing HUD scope due diligence. BBG has been providing HUD consulting services since 2009 through our recent acquisition of Mach- 8 Consulting, a well-established HUD due-diligence firm. Our experienced team of professionals has completed Assessments on hundreds of properties (Multifamily & Healthcare) that received FHA-insured mortgages.

Consulting Services provided by BBG’s HUD Assessment Team include:

  • Physical Needs Assessments                        
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Intrusive Surveys                                          
  • Part 50/58 Environmental Reviews & As­sessments
  • Architectural Plan & Cost Reviews               
  • HUD Environmental Review Online System (HEROS)
  • Seismic Risk Assessments                            
  • Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint Surveys & Risk Assessments
  • Energy Audits & Benchmarking                   
  • Radon Testing
  • Statement of Energy Design Intent (SEDI) Analysis   
  • Phase II Subsurface Investigations
  • RAD & Green Physical Needs Assess­ments
  • Permits & Approvals Reports
  • Section 18 Obsolescence Reports                
  • Zoning Analysis Reports
  • Costs Not Attributable Surveys                    
  • NEPA Environmental Assessments – Wet­lands, Floodplain, Section 106, Noise Assessments, etc.

Blaine S. Bauman, EP

Senior Managing Director - HUD Services

bbauman@bbgres.com  +  207-351-8926 Maine Office

Blaine Bauman has more than 25 years of broad-based environmental consulting and building sciences experience in the environmental and engineering industries. He is an Environmental Professional as well as Property Condition Assessment Specialist, responsible for the execution of environmental and engineering due diligence services for major financial institutions.

As an extension of Property Assessment services, Mr. Bauman has been trained in LEED New Construction and Existing Building Rating Systems, as well as green/sustainable, high-performance building construction implementation strategies. Other areas of expertise include information systems development and management, computer-aided drafting and design, civil site development, and retail gasoline station development.

Bundled Due Diligence Services

One-stop shop for valuation + assessment services.

Specialty Practices

Affordable Multifamily

Healthcare

Multi-Housing Communities and Campgrounds

Right of Way

Financial Reporting

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Hospitality

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