Announcement of Funding Awards, Choice Neighborhoods Grant Program, Fiscal Year 2013, 79477-79478 [2013-31248]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 250 / Monday, December 30, 2013 / Notices 401–8812. Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5700–FA–18] Announcement of Funding Awards, Choice Neighborhoods Grant Program, Fiscal Year 2013 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing and Office of Multifamily Programs, 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 in a competition for funding under the Fiscal Year 2013 (FY2013) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants. This announcement contains the consolidated names and addresses of these award recipients under the Choice Neighborhoods Grant Program for FY2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions concerning the Choice Neighborhoods Grant Program awards, contact Ms. Mindy Turbov, Director of the Choice Neighborhoods Program, Office of Public Housing Investments, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4130, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) SUMMARY: The Choice Neighborhoods Program employs a comprehensive approach to community development centered on housing transformation. The program aims to transform neighborhoods of poverty into viable mixed-income neighborhoods with access to economic opportunities by revitalizing severely distressed public and assisted housing and investing and leveraging investments in well-functioning services, effective schools and education programs, public assets, public transportation, and improved access to jobs. Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants support the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans which focused on directing resources to address three core goals: Housing, People and Neighborhoods. To achieve these core goals, communities must develop and implement a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization strategy, or Transformation Plan. The Transformation Plan will become the guiding document for the revitalization of the public and/or assisted housing units while simultaneously directing the transformation of the surrounding neighborhood and positive outcomes for families. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Choice neighborhoods planning lead grantee name and contact information Amount funded 79477 The FY2013 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant awards totaled $4,374,000 and nine applicants were selected for funding in a competition, the results of which were announced on November 22, 2013. At that time, and in addition to the applicant and Congressional notification processes, the grantees were posted to the HUD Web site at: http://portal.hud.gov/ hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_ releases_media_advisories/2013/ HUDNo.13–175 and http:// portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/ program_offices/public_indian_ housing/programs/ph/cn/ planninggrants. Applications were scored and selected for funding based on the selection criteria in the FY2013 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant NOFA. 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 publishing the names, addresses, and amounts of the Choice Neighborhoods awards made under the competition in Appendix A to this document. Dated: December 17, 2013. Sandra B. Henriquez, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. Appendix A Target public or assisted housing Neighborhood maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge, 222 Saint Louis Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802– 5817. Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver, 777 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203–3501. Youth Policy Institute, 634 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014–3912. Housing Authority of the City of Meriden, 22 Church Street, Meriden, CT 06451–3209. Housing Authority of the City of New Bern, 837 S. Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562–5650. Philadelphia Housing Authority, 12 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103–3014. Housing Authority of the City of Sacramento, 801 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814–2947. County of St. Louis, 41 South Central Avenue, 5th Floor, Clayton, MO 63105–1725. Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem, 500 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101– 2782. $500,000.00 Ardenwood Village ......................... Melrose East-Smiley Heights. 500,000.00 Sun Valley. 500,000.00 Sun Valley Homes; Sun Valley Annex. Las Palmas Gardens; Castle Argyle Apartments. Mills Memorial Apartments ............ 500,000.00 Craven Terrace and Trent Court ... Los Angeles Choice Neighborhood (Hollywood). Mills Memorial/Central Business Neighborhood. Greater Five Points. 500,000.00 Norman Blumberg Apartments ...... Sharswood/Blumberg. 500,000.00 Alder Grove; Marina Vista ............. Upper Land Park—Broadway. 474,000.00 Wellston public housing ................. North Wellston. 500,000.00 Cleveland Avenue Homes ............. Cleveland Avenue. Total ..................................................................... 4,374,000 ........................................................ VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:15 Dec 27, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 500,000.00 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 79478 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 250 / Monday, December 30, 2013 / Notices Public Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5700-FA-18]


Announcement of Funding Awards, Choice Neighborhoods Grant 
Program, Fiscal Year 2013

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 
and Office of Multifamily Programs, 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 in a 
competition for funding under the Fiscal Year 2013 (FY2013) Notice of 
Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Choice Neighborhoods Planning 
Grants. This announcement contains the consolidated names and addresses 
of these award recipients under the Choice Neighborhoods Grant Program 
for FY2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions concerning the Choice 
Neighborhoods Grant Program awards, contact Ms. Mindy Turbov, Director 
of the Choice Neighborhoods Program, Office of Public Housing 
Investments, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4130, Washington, DC 20410, 
telephone (202) 401-8812. Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may 
access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Choice Neighborhoods Program employs a 
comprehensive approach to community development centered on housing 
transformation. The program aims to transform neighborhoods of poverty 
into viable mixed-income neighborhoods with access to economic 
opportunities by revitalizing severely distressed public and assisted 
housing and investing and leveraging investments in well-functioning 
services, effective schools and education programs, public assets, 
public transportation, and improved access to jobs. Choice 
Neighborhoods Planning Grants support the development of comprehensive 
neighborhood revitalization plans which focused on directing resources 
to address three core goals: Housing, People and Neighborhoods. To 
achieve these core goals, communities must develop and implement a 
comprehensive neighborhood revitalization strategy, or Transformation 
Plan. The Transformation Plan will become the guiding document for the 
revitalization of the public and/or assisted housing units while 
simultaneously directing the transformation of the surrounding 
neighborhood and positive outcomes for families.
    The FY2013 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant awards totaled 
$4,374,000 and nine applicants were selected for funding in a 
competition, the results of which were announced on November 22, 2013. 
At that time, and in addition to the applicant and Congressional 
notification processes, the grantees were posted to the HUD Web site 
at: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2013/HUDNo.13-175 and http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/public_indian_housing/programs/ph/cn/planninggrants. Applications were scored and selected for funding 
based on the selection criteria in the FY2013 Choice Neighborhoods 
Planning Grant NOFA.
    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 publishing the names, addresses, and 
amounts of the Choice Neighborhoods awards made under the competition 
in Appendix A to this document.

    Dated: December 17, 2013.
Sandra B. Henriquez,
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.

Appendix A

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   Choice neighborhoods planning lead                      Target public or assisted
  grantee name and contact information     Amount funded            housing                  Neighborhood
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City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton     $500,000.00  Ardenwood Village.........  Melrose East-Smiley
 Rouge, 222 Saint Louis Street, Baton                                                  Heights.
 Rouge, LA 70802-5817.
Housing Authority of the City and County      500,000.00  Sun Valley Homes; Sun       Sun Valley.
 of Denver, 777 Grant Street, Denver, CO                   Valley Annex.
 80203-3501.
Youth Policy Institute, 634 South Spring      500,000.00  Las Palmas Gardens; Castle  Los Angeles Choice
 Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014-3912.                       Argyle Apartments.          Neighborhood (Hollywood).
Housing Authority of the City of              500,000.00  Mills Memorial Apartments.  Mills Memorial/Central
 Meriden, 22 Church Street, Meriden, CT                                                Business Neighborhood.
 06451-3209.
Housing Authority of the City of New          500,000.00  Craven Terrace and Trent    Greater Five Points.
 Bern, 837 S. Front Street, New Bern, NC                   Court.
 28562-5650.
Philadelphia Housing Authority, 12 South      500,000.00  Norman Blumberg Apartments  Sharswood/Blumberg.
 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-
 3014.
Housing Authority of the City of              500,000.00  Alder Grove; Marina Vista.  Upper Land Park--Broadway.
 Sacramento, 801 12th Street,
 Sacramento, CA 95814-2947.
County of St. Louis, 41 South Central         474,000.00  Wellston public housing...  North Wellston.
 Avenue, 5th Floor, Clayton, MO 63105-
 1725.
Housing Authority of the City of Winston-     500,000.00  Cleveland Avenue Homes....  Cleveland Avenue.
 Salem, 500 West Fourth Street, Winston-
 Salem, NC 27101-2782.
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    Total...............................       4,374,000  ..........................  ..........................
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