Notice of Funding Availability for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009; Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP); Clarifications and Technical Corrections, 47599 [E9-22349]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 178 / Wednesday, September 16, 2009 / Notices Total Estimated Burden Hours: 2,772. Status: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: September 10, 2009. Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–22348 Filed 9–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5300–C–13] Notice of Funding Availability for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009; Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP); Clarifications and Technical Corrections Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice of corrections and clarifications. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: On July 13, 2009, HUD posted its FY2009 SHOP NOFA on the Grants.gov website. The FY2009 SHOP NOFA makes $26.5 million in assistance to national and regional nonprofit organizations and consortia which facilitate and encourage innovative homeownership opportunities for lowincome individuals and families. Through this document, HUD announces that it has posted a notice that corrects and clarifies a number of provisions in the FY2009 SHOP NOFA posted on July 13, 2009. Specifically, the notice: (1) Clarifies the requirement for applicants to reduce energy costs, (2) clarifies the requirement for font size; (3) clarifies the requirement that the page limit is four pages for rating factor 2, and (4) corrects a posting error that resulted in the Tables 1 and 2 being misprinted in the posted document. The notice making these corrections is available on Grants.gov Web site http:// apply07.grants.gov/apply/ forms_apps_idx.html. A link to Grants.gov is also available on the HUD Web site at http://www.hud.gov/offices/ adm/grants/fundsavail.cfm. To permit applicants time to prepare applications that take into account these changes, HUD is extending the application submission deadline for the FY2009 SHOP NOFA until September 28, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information concerning the VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:40 Sep 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), contact Lou Thompson, Office of Affordable Housing Programs, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7168, Washington DC 20410–7000; telephone 202–402–4594 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with speech or hearing impairments may access this telephone number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service during working hours at 800– 877–8339. Dated: September 10, 2009. ´ Mercedes Marquez, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. E9–22349 Filed 9–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5324–N–02] Notice of Regulatory Waiver Requests Granted for the Second Quarter of Calendar Year 2009 AGENCY: Office of the General Counsel, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Section 106 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (the HUD Reform Act) requires HUD to publish quarterly Federal Register notices of all regulatory waivers that HUD has approved. Each notice covers the quarterly period since the previous Federal Register notice. The purpose of this notice is to comply with the requirements of section 106 of the HUD Reform Act. This notice contains a list of regulatory waivers granted by HUD during the period beginning on April 1, 2009 and ending on June 30, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about this notice, contact Camille E. Acevedo, Associate General Counsel for Legislation and Regulations, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 10282, Washington, DC 20410–0500, telephone 202–708–1793 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing- or speech-impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 800–877–8339. For information concerning a particular waiver that was granted and for which public notice is provided in this document, contact the person whose name and address follow the PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47599 description of the waiver granted in the accompanying list of waivers that have been granted in the second quarter of calendar year 2009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 106 of the HUD Reform Act added a new section 7(q) to the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(q)), which provides that: 1. Any waiver of a regulation must be in writing and must specify the grounds for approving the waiver; 2. Authority to approve a waiver of a regulation may be delegated by the Secretary only to an individual of Assistant Secretary or equivalent rank, and the person to whom authority to waive is delegated must also have authority to issue the particular regulation to be waived; 3. Not less than quarterly, the Secretary must notify the public of all waivers of regulations that HUD has approved, by publishing a notice in the Federal Register. These notices (each covering the period since the most recent previous notification) shall: a. Identify the project, activity, or undertaking involved; b. Describe the nature of the provision waived and the designation of the provision; c. Indicate the name and title of the person who granted the waiver request; d. Describe briefly the grounds for approval of the request; and e. State how additional information about a particular waiver may be obtained. Section 106 of the HUD Reform Act also contains requirements applicable to waivers of HUD handbook provisions that are not relevant to the purpose of this notice. This notice follows procedures provided in HUD’s Statement of Policy on Waiver of Regulations and Directives issued on April 22, 1991 (56 FR 16337). In accordance with those procedures and with the requirements of section 106 of the HUD Reform Act, waivers of regulations are granted by the Assistant Secretary with jurisdiction over the regulations for which a waiver was requested. In those cases in which a General Deputy Assistant Secretary granted the waiver, the General Deputy Assistant Secretary was serving in the absence of the Assistant Secretary in accordance with the office’s Order of Succession. This notice covers waivers of regulations granted by HUD from April 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5300-C-13]


Notice of Funding Availability for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009; Self-
Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP); Clarifications and 
Technical Corrections

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of corrections and clarifications.

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SUMMARY: On July 13, 2009, HUD posted its FY2009 SHOP NOFA on the 
Grants.gov website. The FY2009 SHOP NOFA makes $26.5 million in 
assistance to national and regional nonprofit organizations and 
consortia which facilitate and encourage innovative homeownership 
opportunities for low-income individuals and families. Through this 
document, HUD announces that it has posted a notice that corrects and 
clarifies a number of provisions in the FY2009 SHOP NOFA posted on July 
13, 2009. Specifically, the notice: (1) Clarifies the requirement for 
applicants to reduce energy costs, (2) clarifies the requirement for 
font size; (3) clarifies the requirement that the page limit is four 
pages for rating factor 2, and (4) corrects a posting error that 
resulted in the Tables 1 and 2 being misprinted in the posted document. 
The notice making these corrections is available on Grants.gov Web site 
http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/forms_apps_idx.html. A link to 
Grants.gov is also available on the HUD Web site at http://www.hud.gov/offices/adm/grants/fundsavail.cfm.
    To permit applicants time to prepare applications that take into 
account these changes, HUD is extending the application submission 
deadline for the FY2009 SHOP NOFA until September 28, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information concerning 
the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), contact Lou 
Thompson, Office of Affordable Housing Programs, Office of Community 
Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7168, Washington DC 20410-7000; telephone 
202-402-4594 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with speech or 
hearing impairments may access this telephone number via TTY by calling 
the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service during working hours at 
800-877-8339.

    Dated: September 10, 2009.
Mercedes M[aacute]rquez,
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development.
[FR Doc. E9-22349 Filed 9-15-09; 8:45 am]
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