Announcement of Funding Awards; HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 NOFA for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program Enforcement Testing Technical Assistance, 71059-71060 [2011-29517]

Download as PDF 71059 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 16, 2011 / Notices This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. 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[FR Doc. 2011–29520 Filed 11–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5415–FA–26] Announcement of Funding Awards; HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 NOFA for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program Enforcement Testing Technical Assistance Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD. ACTION: Announcement of funding awards. AGENCY: In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department for funding under the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) Enforcement Testing Technical Assistance for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. This announcement contains the names mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Nov 15, 2011 Jkt 226001 and addresses of those award recipients selected for funding based on the rating and ranking of all applications and the amount of the awards. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Myron Newry, Director, FHIP Division, Office of Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 5230, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone number (202) 402–7095 (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 Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 3601–19 (the Fair Housing Act) provides the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with responsibility to accept and investigate complaints alleging discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin in the sale, rental, or financing of most housing. In addition, the Fair Housing Act directs the Secretary to coordinate with state and local agencies administering fair housing laws and to cooperate with and render technical assistance to public or private entities carrying out programs to prevent and eliminate discriminatory housing practices. Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3616, established FHIP to strengthen the Department’s enforcement of the Fair Housing Act and to further fair housing. This PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 × Hours per response 1.890 = Burden hours 690 program assists projects and activities designed to enhance compliance with the Fair Housing Act and substantially equivalent state and local fair housing laws. Implementing regulations are found at 24 CFR part 125. The Department published its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) Enforcement Testing Technical Assistance NOFA on April 14, 2011 announcing the availability of approximately $380,000 out of the Department’s FY 2010 appropriation, to be utilized for FHIP Enforcement Testing Technical Assistance from Transformation Initiative Funding. This Notice announces the grant award of approximately $272,990. For the FY 2010 NOFA, the Department reviewed, evaluated and scored the applications received based on the criteria in the FY 2010 NOFA. As a result, HUD has funded the application announced in Appendix A, and in accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is hereby publishing details concerning the recipient of the funding award in Appendix A of this document. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number for currently funded Initiatives under the Fair Housing Initiatives Program is 14.408. Dated: October 31, 2011. Bryan Greene, General Deputy Assistant Secretary, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Appendix A E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 71060 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 16, 2011 / Notices ENFORCEMENT TESTING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE Applicant name Contact Region Award amount Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council, Inc., 600 East Mason Street, Suite 401, Milwaukee, WI 53202–3876. Mr. William Tisdale, 414–278–1240 ........... 5 $272,990.00 [FR Doc. 2011–29517 Filed 11–15–11; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Scott Davis, Director, Disaster Recovery and Special Issues Division, Office of Block Grant Assistance, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 7286, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number (202) 708– 3587. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Facsimile inquiries may be sent to Mr. Davis at (202) 401–2044. (Except for the ‘‘800’’ number, these telephone numbers are not toll-free.) DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5582–N–01] Clarification of Duplication of Benefits Requirements Under the Stafford Act for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Grantees Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. This Notice clarifies the duplication of benefits requirements under the Stafford Act for all active Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) disaster recovery grants, and all future CDBG disaster recovery grants. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: November 21, 2011. 1. Funds for a Different Purpose 2. Funds for Same Purpose, Different Eligible Use 3. Funds Not Available to the Applicant 4. Private Loans 5. Other Assets or Lines of Credit D. Calculate CDBG Disaster Recovery Award E. Unmet Need V. Examples Using Framework VI. Use of CDBG Funds A. Use of Funds for Explicit and Eligible Purposes B. Treatment of Small Business Administration Loans VII. Collecting a Duplication I. Applicability SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Applicability II. Background III. Applicable Law A. Stafford Act B. OMB Circular A–87 IV. Framework for Determining CDBG Disaster Recovery Assistance A. Assessment of Need Prior to Assistance B. Total Assistance C. Non-Duplicative Assistance Excluded From Final Benefit Calculation The guidance presented in this Notice is applicable to all active HUD CDBG disaster recovery grants, and will be incorporated by reference into Federal Register notices governing all future CDBG disaster recovery grants. Table 1, below, illustrates the active grants next to the pertinent appropriation law. The following guidance is applicable to all new programs initiated and submitted to HUD in an Action Plan Amendment subsequent to the date of this Notice. TABLE 1—ACTIVE CDBG DISASTER RECOVERY GRANTS Appropriation law Date enacted Grantee State of New York. State of New York. State of New York. States of Alabama, California, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Virginia and West Virginia. States of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. States of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. State of Louisiana. States of Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. States of Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. States of Kentucky, Rhode Island, and Tennessee; City of Cranston, City of Warwick, City of Memphis, Nashville-Davidson County, and Shelby County. Law Law Law Law 107–73 .......................... 107–117 ........................ 107–206 ........................ 108–324 ........................ November 26, 2001 ....................... January 10, 2002 ........................... August 2, 2002 .............................. October 13, 2004 ........................... Public Public Public Public Law Law Law Law 109–148 109–234 110–116 110–252 ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 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This Notice does not apply to any funds received annually under the State CDBG program, or the CDBG Entitlement program, unless those funds have specifically been awarded by the grantee for disaster recovery purposes. All uses of the term ‘‘CDBG’’ in this PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice refer to CDBG disaster recovery allocations. II. Background Grantees have requested clarification from HUD regarding the duplication of benefits. This Notice provides information to ensure all active CDBG disaster recovery grantees are in compliance with the Robert T. Stafford E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 221 (Wednesday, November 16, 2011)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5415-FA-26]


Announcement of Funding Awards; HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 NOFA 
for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program Enforcement Testing Technical 
Assistance

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD.

ACTION: Announcement of funding awards.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement 
notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department for 
funding under the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fair 
Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) Enforcement Testing Technical 
Assistance for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. This announcement contains the 
names and addresses of those award recipients selected for funding 
based on the rating and ranking of all applications and the amount of 
the awards.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Myron Newry, Director, FHIP Division, 
Office of Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., 
Room 5230, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone number (202) 402-7095 (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 
Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, 
as amended, 42 U.S.C. 3601-19 (the Fair Housing Act) provides the 
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with responsibility to 
accept and investigate complaints alleging discrimination based on 
race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national 
origin in the sale, rental, or financing of most housing. In addition, 
the Fair Housing Act directs the Secretary to coordinate with state and 
local agencies administering fair housing laws and to cooperate with 
and render technical assistance to public or private entities carrying 
out programs to prevent and eliminate discriminatory housing practices.
    Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, 
42 U.S.C. 3616, established FHIP to strengthen the Department's 
enforcement of the Fair Housing Act and to further fair housing. This 
program assists projects and activities designed to enhance compliance 
with the Fair Housing Act and substantially equivalent state and local 
fair housing laws. Implementing regulations are found at 24 CFR part 
125.
    The Department published its Fair Housing Initiatives Program 
(FHIP) Enforcement Testing Technical Assistance NOFA on April 14, 2011 
announcing the availability of approximately $380,000 out of the 
Department's FY 2010 appropriation, to be utilized for FHIP Enforcement 
Testing Technical Assistance from Transformation Initiative Funding. 
This Notice announces the grant award of approximately $272,990.
    For the FY 2010 NOFA, the Department reviewed, evaluated and scored 
the applications received based on the criteria in the FY 2010 NOFA. As 
a result, HUD has funded the application announced in Appendix A, and 
in accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing 
and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987, 42 U.S.C. 
3545), the Department is hereby publishing details concerning the 
recipient of the funding award in Appendix A of this document.
    The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number for currently 
funded Initiatives under the Fair Housing Initiatives Program is 
14.408.

    Dated: October 31, 2011.
 Bryan Greene,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.

Appendix A

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                                    Enforcement Testing Technical Assistance
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                Applicant name                             Contact                   Region        Award amount
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Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council,   Mr. William Tisdale, 414-278-                 5      $272,990.00
 Inc., 600 East Mason Street, Suite 401,        1240.
 Milwaukee, WI 53202-3876.
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