Notice of Funds Availability for the Section 533 Housing Preservation Grants for Fiscal Year 2013, 49450-49451 [2013-19777]

Download as PDF 49450 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 157 / Wednesday, August 14, 2013 / Notices considered for funds available in that Federal fiscal quarter. Unless withdrawn by the applicant, completed applications that receive a score of at least 70 (the minimum required to be considered for funding), but have not yet been funded, will be retained by the Agency for consideration in subsequent reviews through a total of four consecutive quarterly reviews. Applications that remain unfunded after four quarterly reviews, including the initial quarter in which the application was competed, will not be considered further for an award. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES V. Application Review Information Awards under this Notice will be made on a competitive basis each Federal fiscal quarter. Each application received in the USDA Rural Development State Office will be reviewed, scored, and ranked to determine if it is consistent with the program requirements. Applications will be scored based on the applicable scoring criteria contained in 7 CFR 4280.316. Failure to address any of the applicable scoring criteria will result in a zero-point score for that section. An application must receive at least 70 points to be considered for funding in the quarter in which it is scored. VI. Subsequent Annual Microlender Technical Assistance Grants In accordance with 7 CFR 4280–D, section 4280.313(b)(2), ‘‘Microlender Technical Assistance (TA) grants will be limited to an amount equal to not more than 25 percent of the total outstanding balance of microloans made under this program and active by the microlender as of the date the grant is awarded for the first $400,000 plus an additional 5 percent of the loan amount owed by the microborrowers to the lender under this program over $400,000 up to and including $2.5 million. Funds cannot be used to pay off the loans. Any grant dollars obligated, but not spent, from the initial grant, will be subtracted from the subsequent year grant to ensure that obligations cover only microloans made and active.’’ To determine the Microlender TA Grant awards for FY 2013, the Agency will use the Microlender’s outstanding balance of microloans as of June 30, 2013, to calculate this amount. MDO’s that are eligible for an annual grant may apply. Awards will be determined noncompetitively based on Agency appropriations for the fiscal year. The MDO must submit a prescribed worksheet listing outstanding balance of their microloans and unexpended grant VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:16 Aug 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 funds as of the date of their request, a signed SF 424 and a letter certifying that their organization still meets all the requirements set forth in 7 CFR 4280 and that no significant changes have occurred within the last year that would affect its ability to carry out their MDO functions. In addition, all MDOs who request Subsequent Annual Microlender Technical Assistance Grants must complete their reporting into the Lenders Interactive Network Connection (LINC) for the Federal fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2013. The application deadline for this assistance is no later than 4:30 p.m. (local time) on July 31, 2013. VII. Award Administration Information Successful applicants will receive notification for funding from the USDA Rural Development State Office. Applicants must comply with all applicable statutes and regulations before the award will be approved. Unsuccessful applications will receive notification by mail. VIII. Agency Contacts 9410, by fax (202) 690–7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities and you wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 or (800) 845– 6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities, who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Dated: July 30, 2013. Lillian E. Salerno, Acting Administrator, Rural BusinessCooperative Service. [FR Doc. 2013–19765 Filed 8–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service For general questions about this Notice, please contact your USDA Rural Development State Office as provided in the Addresses section of this Notice. Notice of Funds Availability for the Section 533 Housing Preservation Grants for Fiscal Year 2013 Nondiscrimination Statement AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at http:// www.ascr.usda.gov/ complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632–9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice; correction The Rural Housing Service published a document in the Federal Register on June 18, 2013, announcing that it is soliciting competitive applications under its Housing Preservation Grant program. The funding available for the Housing Preservation Grant was incorrectly identified in the notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Edwards-Jackson, Finance and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan Division, USDA Rural Development, Stop 0781, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC, 20250–0781, telephone (202) 690–0759 (voice) (this is not a toll free number) or (800) 877–8339 (TDDFederal Information Relay Service) or via email at, Bonnie.Edwards@wdc.usda.gov. SUMMARY: Correction In the Federal Register of June 18, 2013, in FR Doc. 2010–14400, on page, 36510, in the second column, the listing for the award information should read: For Fiscal Year 2013, $3,803,461.25 is available for the HPG Program. Rural Economic Area Partnership Zones and other funds will be distributed under a formula allocation to states pursuant to E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 157 / Wednesday, August 14, 2013 / Notices [FR Doc. 2013–19777 Filed 8–13–13; 8:45 am] develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development. This Notice lists the information needed to submit an application for these funds. DATES: The deadline for receipt of an application is 4 p.m. local time, November 12, 2013. The application date and time are firm. The Agency will not consider any application received after the deadline. Applicants intending to mail applications must provide sufficient time to permit delivery on or before the closing deadline date and time. Acceptance by the United States Postal Service or private mailer does not constitute delivery. Facsimile (FAX) and postage due applications will not be accepted. ADDRESSES: Entities wishing to apply for assistance may download the application documents and requirements delineated in this Notice from the RCDI Web site: http:// www.rurdev.usda.gov/HADRCDI_Grants.html. Application information for electronic submissions may be found at http://www.grants.gov. Applicants may also request paper application packages from the Rural Development office in their state. A list of Rural Development offices is included in this Notice under the FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Rural Development office for the state the applicant is located in. Please see the following list of Rural Development State Office contacts. BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P Rural Development State Office Contacts 7 CFR part 1940, subpart L, ‘‘Methodology and Formulas for Allocation of Loan and Grant Program Funds.’’ Decisions on funding will be based on pre-application scores. Anyone interested in submitting an application for funding under this program is encouraged to consult the Rural Development Web site periodically for updated information regarding the status of funding authorized for this program. Correction In the Federal Register of June 18, 2013, in FR Doc. 2010–14400, on page, 36514, in the second column, the listing for the Rural Development Vermont State Office, address to contact should read: Vermont State Office, 87 State Street, Suite 324, P. O. Box 249, Montpelier, VT 05601, (802) 828–6028, TDD (802) 223–6365, Tammy Surprise. Correction In the Federal Register of June 18, 2013, in FR Doc. 2010–14400, on page, 36514, in the third column, the listing for the Rural Development West Virginia State Office, address to contact should read: West Virginia State Office, 2118 Ripley Road, Ripley, West Virginia 25271, (304) 372–3441, ext. 105, TDD (304) 284–4836, Penny Thaxton. Dated: July 30, 2013. ˜ Tammye Trevino, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Inviting Applications for the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) for Fiscal Year 2013 Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This Notice announces the availability of $5,676,077 for competitive grant funds for the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program through the Rural Housing Service (RHS), an agency within the USDA Rural Development mission area herein referred to as the Agency. Applicants must provide matching funds in an amount at least equal to the Federal grant. These grants will be made to qualified intermediary organizations that will provide financial and technical assistance to recipients to tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:16 Aug 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 Note: Telephone numbers listed are not toll-free. Alabama State Office, Suite 601, Sterling Centre, 4121 Carmichael Road, Montgomery, AL 36106–3683, (334) 279– 3400, TDD (334) 279–3495, Allen Bowen Alaska State Office, 800 West Evergreen, Suite 201, Palmer, AK 99645, (907) 761– 7778, TDD (907) 761–8905, Merlaine Kruse Arizona State Office, 230 North 1st Avenue, Suite 206, Phoenix, AZ 85003, (602) 280– 8747, TDD (602) 280–8705, Joel Trachtenberg Arkansas State Office, 700 W. Capitol Ave., Rm. 3416, Little Rock, AR 72201–3225, (501) 301–3265, TDD (501) 301–3200, Stephen Lagasse California State Office, 430 G Street, Agency 4169, Davis, CA 95616–4169, (530) 792– 5810, TDD (530) 792–5848, Janice Waddell Colorado State Office, Denver Federal Center, Building 56, Room 2300, PO Box 25426*, Denver, CO 80225–0426, (720) 544–2927, TDD (720)544–2907, Janice B. Pond Connecticut Served by Massachusetts State Office Delaware and Maryland State Office, 1221 College Park Dr., Suite 200, Dover, DE PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49451 19904–8713, (302) 857–3627, TDD (302) 857–3585, Denise MacLeish Florida & Virgin Islands State Office, 4440 NW., 25th Place, P.O. Box 147010, Gainesville, FL 32614–7010, (352) 338– 3485, TDD (352) 338–3499, Michael Langston Georgia State Office, Stephens Federal Building, 355 E. Hancock Avenue, Athens, GA 30601–2768, (706) 546–2581, TDD (706) 546–2034, Jack Stanek Guam Served by Hawaii State Office Hawaii, Guam, & Western Pacific Territories State Office, Room 311, Federal Building, 154 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720, (808) 933–8313, TDD (808) 933–8321, Tim O’Connell Idaho State Office, 9173 West Barnes Dr., Suite A1, Boise, ID 83709, (208) 378–5617, TDD (208) 378–5600, David A. Flesher Illinois State Office, 2118 West Park Court, Suite A, Champaign, IL 61821, (217) 403– 6209, TDD (217) 403–6240, Michael Wallace Indiana State Office, 5975 Lakeside Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46278–1996, (317) 290–3100 (ext. 407), TDD (317) 290– 3343, Rochelle Owen Iowa State Office, 873 Federal Building, 210 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309, (515) 284–4459, TDD (515) 284–4858, Karla Peiffer Kansas State Office, 1303 SW. First American Place, Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66604–4040, (785) 271–2728, TDD (785) 271–2767, Kent Evans Kentucky State Office, 771 Corporate Drive, Suite 200, Lexington, KY 40503, (859) 224– 7415, TDD (859) 224–7300, Vernon Brown Louisiana State Office, 3727 Government Street, Alexandria, LA 71302, (318) 473– 7965, TDD (318) 473–7920, Richard Hoffpauir Maine State Office, 967 Illinois Ave., Suite 4, P.O. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 157 (Wednesday, August 14, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49450-49451]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-19777]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Notice of Funds Availability for the Section 533 Housing 
Preservation Grants for Fiscal Year 2013

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; correction

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SUMMARY: The Rural Housing Service published a document in the Federal 
Register on June 18, 2013, announcing that it is soliciting competitive 
applications under its Housing Preservation Grant program. The funding 
available for the Housing Preservation Grant was incorrectly identified 
in the notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Edwards-Jackson, Finance and 
Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan 
Division, USDA Rural Development, Stop 0781, 1400 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC, 20250-0781, telephone (202) 690-0759 (voice) (this 
is not a toll free number) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD-Federal Information 
Relay Service) or via email at, Bonnie.Edwards@wdc.usda.gov.

Correction

    In the Federal Register of June 18, 2013, in FR Doc. 2010-14400, on 
page, 36510, in the second column, the listing for the award 
information should read:
    For Fiscal Year 2013, $3,803,461.25 is available for the HPG 
Program. Rural Economic Area Partnership Zones and other funds will be 
distributed under a formula allocation to states pursuant to

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7 CFR part 1940, subpart L, ``Methodology and Formulas for Allocation 
of Loan and Grant Program Funds.'' Decisions on funding will be based 
on pre-application scores. Anyone interested in submitting an 
application for funding under this program is encouraged to consult the 
Rural Development Web site periodically for updated information 
regarding the status of funding authorized for this program.

Correction

    In the Federal Register of June 18, 2013, in FR Doc. 2010-14400, on 
page, 36514, in the second column, the listing for the Rural 
Development Vermont State Office, address to contact should read:

Vermont State Office, 87 State Street, Suite 324, P. O. Box 249, 
Montpelier, VT 05601, (802) 828-6028, TDD (802) 223-6365, Tammy 
Surprise.

Correction

    In the Federal Register of June 18, 2013, in FR Doc. 2010-14400, on 
page, 36514, in the third column, the listing for the Rural Development 
West Virginia State Office, address to contact should read:

West Virginia State Office, 2118 Ripley Road, Ripley, West Virginia 
25271, (304) 372-3441, ext. 105, TDD (304) 284-4836, Penny Thaxton.

    Dated: July 30, 2013.
Tammye Trevi[ntilde]o,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-19777 Filed 8-13-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-XV-P