Announcement of Funding Awards for the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) for Fiscal Year 2013, 57650 [2013-22817]

Download as PDF 57650 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 182 / Thursday, September 19, 2013 / Notices 19 CFR 177.29. Any party-at-interest other than the party which requested this final determination may request, pursuant to 19 CFR 177.31, that CBP reexamine the matter anew and issue a new final determination. Pursuant to 19 CFR 177.30, any party-atinterest may, within 30 days of publication of the Federal Register Notice referenced above, seek judicial review of this final determination before the Court of International Trade. Sincerely, Sandra L. Bell Executive Director, Regulations and Rulings Office of International Trade [FR Doc. 2013–22765 Filed 9–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5700–FA–11] Announcement of Funding Awards for the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) for Fiscal Year 2013 Office of Community Planning and 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 the Department’s funding decisions with respect to the Fiscal Year 2013 (FY2013) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) that was posted on the Grants.gov Web site. This announcement contains the names and addresses of the recipients of the FY2013 SHOP grant awards. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger Macomber, SHOP Program Manager, Office of Affordable Housing Programs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410–4500, telephone (202) 402–4605. Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access this number via TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SHOP program provides federal grants on a competitive basis to national and regional nonprofit organizations and consortia to undertake self-help homeownership housing programs. Grantees may carry out SHOP activities directly and/or distribute SHOP funds to local nonprofit affiliate organizations. SHOP Grant funds must be used for land acquisition, infrastructure tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:27 Sep 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 improvements, and for reasonable and necessary planning, administration and management costs (not to exceed 20 percent). The average SHOP Grant expenditure for the combined costs of land acquisition and infrastructure improvements must not exceed $15,000 per SHOP unit. The construction or rehabilitation costs of each SHOP unit must be funded with other leveraged public and private funds. Low-income homebuyers must contribute a significant amount of sweat equity towards the development of the SHOP units. Sweat equity involves participation in the construction of the housing, which can include, but is not limited to, assisting in the painting, carpentry, trim work, drywall, roofing, and siding for the housing. Reasonable accommodations must be made for homebuyers with disabilities. Labor is also contributed by community volunteers. The SHOP funds together with the homebuyer’s sweat equity and volunteer labor contributions significantly reduce the cost of the housing for the low-income homebuyers. SHOP units must be decent, safe, and sanitary non-luxury dwellings that comply with state and local codes, ordinances, and zoning requirements, and with the SHOP requirements (including requirements for energyefficiency and water conservation). The SHOP units must be sold to homebuyers at prices below the prevailing market price. A homebuyer’s sweat equity contribution must not be mortgaged or otherwise restricted upon future sale of the SHOP unit. HUD awarded FY2013 SHOP grants to the following self-help housing organizations in accordance with the competitive criteria set forth in the FY2013 SHOP NOFA. over a hundred local affiliates and consortium members that will acquire and prepare land for development, provide homebuyer counseling, select homebuyers, coordinate the homebuyer sweat equity and volunteer labor efforts, and assist in arranging interim and permanent financing. At least 718 units of self-help homeownership housing will be completed and conveyed to lowincome homebuyers. Dated: September 11, 2013. Mark Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. 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Community Frameworks, 409 ADDRESSES: Written data or comments Pacific Avenue Suite 105, should be submitted to the Endangered Bremerton, WA 98337 ...... $1,579,500 Species Program Manager, U.S. Fish and Habitat for Humanity InterWildlife Service, Region 8, 2800 Cottage national, 270 Peachtree Way, Room W–2606, Sacramento, CA Street NW., Atlanta, GA 95825 (telephone: 916–414–6464; fax: 30303 ................................ 7,700,637 916–414–6486). Please refer to the Housing Assistance Council, respective permit number for each 1025 Vermont Avenue application when submitting comments. NW., Washington, DC 20005 ................................ 2,846,803 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tierra del Sol Housing CorDaniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife poration (lead entity), Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: Western States Housing 760–431–9440; fax: 760–431–9624). 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5700-FA-11]


Announcement of Funding Awards for the Self-Help Homeownership 
Opportunity Program (SHOP) for Fiscal Year 2013

AGENCY: Office of Community Planning and 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 the Department's funding decisions with respect 
to the Fiscal Year 2013 (FY2013) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) 
for the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) that was 
posted on the Grants.gov Web site. This announcement contains the names 
and addresses of the recipients of the FY2013 SHOP grant awards.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger Macomber, SHOP Program Manager, 
Office of Affordable Housing Programs, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410-4500, 
telephone (202) 402-4605. Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may 
access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SHOP program provides federal grants on 
a competitive basis to national and regional nonprofit organizations 
and consortia to undertake self-help homeownership housing programs. 
Grantees may carry out SHOP activities directly and/or distribute SHOP 
funds to local nonprofit affiliate organizations. SHOP Grant funds must 
be used for land acquisition, infrastructure improvements, and for 
reasonable and necessary planning, administration and management costs 
(not to exceed 20 percent). The average SHOP Grant expenditure for the 
combined costs of land acquisition and infrastructure improvements must 
not exceed $15,000 per SHOP unit. The construction or rehabilitation 
costs of each SHOP unit must be funded with other leveraged public and 
private funds.
    Low-income homebuyers must contribute a significant amount of sweat 
equity towards the development of the SHOP units. Sweat equity involves 
participation in the construction of the housing, which can include, 
but is not limited to, assisting in the painting, carpentry, trim work, 
drywall, roofing, and siding for the housing. Reasonable accommodations 
must be made for homebuyers with disabilities. Labor is also 
contributed by community volunteers. The SHOP funds together with the 
homebuyer's sweat equity and volunteer labor contributions 
significantly reduce the cost of the housing for the low-income 
homebuyers.
    SHOP units must be decent, safe, and sanitary non-luxury dwellings 
that comply with state and local codes, ordinances, and zoning 
requirements, and with the SHOP requirements (including requirements 
for energy-efficiency and water conservation). The SHOP units must be 
sold to homebuyers at prices below the prevailing market price. A 
homebuyer's sweat equity contribution must not be mortgaged or 
otherwise restricted upon future sale of the SHOP unit.
    HUD awarded FY2013 SHOP grants to the following self-help housing 
organizations in accordance with the competitive criteria set forth in 
the FY2013 SHOP NOFA.

 
 
 
Community Frameworks, 409 Pacific Avenue Suite 105,           $1,579,500
 Bremerton, WA 98337....................................
Habitat for Humanity International, 270 Peachtree Street       7,700,637
 NW., Atlanta, GA 30303.................................
Housing Assistance Council, 1025 Vermont Avenue NW.,           2,846,803
 Washington, DC 20005...................................
Tierra del Sol Housing Corporation (lead entity),               666,929.
 Western States Housing Consortium, 210 East Idaho
 Avenue, 880 Anthony Drive, Las Cruces, NM 88005........
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    Total...............................................      12,793,869
 

    These organizations propose to distribute their SHOP grant funds to 
over a hundred local affiliates and consortium members that will 
acquire and prepare land for development, provide homebuyer counseling, 
select homebuyers, coordinate the homebuyer sweat equity and volunteer 
labor efforts, and assist in arranging interim and permanent financing. 
At least 718 units of self-help homeownership housing will be completed 
and conveyed to low-income homebuyers.

    Dated: September 11, 2013.
Mark Johnston,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs.
[FR Doc. 2013-22817 Filed 9-18-13; 8:45 am]
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