Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Off-Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing Grants for New Construction for Fiscal Year 2022, 41811-41812 [2021-16472]

Download as PDF 41811 Notices Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 146 Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Susan C. Radford, Management and Program Analyst, Bureau for Management Policy, Budget and Performance, U.S. Agency for International Development. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Analysis of Service Contract Inventory for FY 2017–2019 and the Planned Analysis of the FY 2020 Inventory; Notice of Availability United States Agency for International Development (USAID) AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of public availability. In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the FY2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hereby advises the public of the availability of the FY 2017–2020 Service Contract Inventory found at https://www.acquisition.gov/ service-contract-inventory. The inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000. 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AGENCY: The Rural Housing Service (RHS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), published a notice of solicitation of applications (NOSA) in the Federal Register on February 2, 2021, entitled ‘‘Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Off-Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing Grants for New Construction for Fiscal Year 2021.’’ The Notice described the methods used to distribute funds, the pre-application and final application processes, and submission requirements. The purpose of this Notice is to announce the second round of solicitation of competitive preapplications. Additionally, this notice corrects inadvertent errors published in NOSA on February 2, 2021 in the Federal Register. DATES: Eligible pre-applications submitted to the Production and Preservation Division, Processing and Report Review Branch for this Notice, will be accepted until November 1, 2022, 12:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of the NOSA published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2021, entitled ‘‘Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Off-Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Grants for New Construction for Fiscal Year 2021’’ for additional information. ADDRESSES: Applications to this Notice must be submitted electronically to the Production and Preservation Division, Processing and Report Review Branch. Specific instructions on how to submit applications electronically are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of the NOSA published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2021, entitled ‘‘Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Off-Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing Grants for New Construction for Fiscal Year 2021’’ for additional information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abby Boggs, Branch Chief, Program Support Branch, Production and Preservation Division, Multifamily Housing Programs, Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture, via email: abby.boggs@ usda.gov or phone at: (615) 490–1371. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The amount of program dollars available will be determined by yearly appropriations. Available loan and grant funding amounts can be found at the following link: https:// www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/ farm-labor-housing-direct-loans-grants. Expenses incurred in developing preapplications and final applications will be at the applicant’s sole risk. Key Priorities The Agency encourages applicants to consider projects that will advance the following key priorities: • Assisting Rural communities recover economically from the impacts of the COVID–19 pandemic, particularly disadvantaged communities. • Ensuring all rural residents have equitable access to RD programs and benefits from RD funded projects. • Reducing climate pollution and increasing resilience to the impacts of climate change through economic support to rural communities. Executive Summary As required by 7 CFR 3560.556, RHS is required to publish in the Federal Register, an annual NOSA for each round of the Section 514 Off-Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 OffFarm Labor Housing Grants for New Construction program. The first notice was published on February 2, 2021 in E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 41812 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 146 / Tuesday, August 3, 2021 / Notices the Federal Register, at 86 FR 7840. The Notice announced the initial opening round and described the method used to distribute funds, the pre-application and final application process, and submission requirements. There are three rounds of preapplication submissions and selections for this program until November 1, 2022. For details, applicants should refer to the full funding announcement notice published on February 2, 2021, in the Federal Register at 86 FR 7840. This notice announces the second round that opens on September 1, 2021. The available loan and grant funding will be posted to the RHS website by August 2, 2021. Pre-applications must be submitted by November 1, 2021, 12:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. RHS will notify applicants by January 4, 2022. Pre-application selections will be posted to the RHS website by March 1, 2022. Final applications must be submitted by May 2, 2022, 12:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Funds must be obligated by September 30, 2022. There will be a third opening round on September 1, 2022, before which another announcement Notice will be published in the Federal Register. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Correction The following corrections remedy inadvertent errors in the NOSA published on February 2, 2021 in the Federal Register: 1. In the Federal Register of February 2, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021–02193, on page 7842, in the second column, correct the first sentence in section (a) to read: (a) To be eligible to receive a Section 514 loan for Off-FLH, the applicant must meet the requirements of 7 CFR 3560.555(a) and be a broad-based nonprofit organization; a nonprofit organization of farmworkers, a Federally recognized Indian tribe, a community organization, or an Agency or political subdivision of state or local Government, and must meet the requirements of § 3560.55, excluding § 3560.55(a)(6). 2. On page 7842, in the second column, correct the first sentence in section (b) to read: (b) To be eligible to receive a Section 516 grant for Off-FLH, the applicant must meet the requirements of 7 CFR 3560.555(b) and be a broad-based nonprofit organization; a nonprofit organization of farmworkers, a federally recognized Indian tribe, a community organization, or an agency or political subdivision of State or local Government, and must meet the requirements of § 3560.55, excluding § 3560.55(a)(6). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Aug 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 3. On page 7843, at the bottom of the second column, correct section (b) to read: (b) RHS will host workshops on August 25, 2021 and August 25, 2022 to discuss the application process, the borrower’s responsibilities under the Off-FLH program, among other topics. Requests to attend the workshop(s) can be sent to the following email address: Off-FLHapplication@usda.gov. The email must contain the following information: (1) Subject line: ‘‘Off-FLH Workshop.’’ (2) Body of email: Borrower Name, Project Name, Borrower Contact Information, Project State. (3) Request language: ‘‘Please reply with information for attending next week’s Off-FLH Workshop.’’ Requests will be accepted beginning on August 18th of the corresponding year. 4. On page 7844, in the second column, remove section (4) and redesignate the subsequent sections 5 through 20 as 4 through 19. 5. On page 7845, in the third column, correct the numbering after section (20) to redesignate section (22) as (20), section (23) as (21), and section (24) as (22). 6. On page 7846, in the second column, add a sentence at the end of section (vii) to read as follows: Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the Active Partners Performance System (APPS) available on HUD’s website to electronically submit the Form HUD 2530 for HUD staff review and approval, if applicable. If approval obtained, the applicant would submit the review from HUD indicating approval in the application. The website can be found at: https://www.hud.gov/ program_offices/housing/mfh/apps/ appsmfhm. 7. On page 7852, in the first column, add a section (31) to read as follows: (31) At least seven business days prior to the application deadline for the applicable funding round, the applicant must email RHS a request to submit an electronic payment of $24 to pay for credit reports obtained by RHS. The email must be sent to the following address: Off-FLHapplication@usda.gov. The email must contain the following information: (i) Subject line: ‘‘Off-FLH Application Credit Report Payment.’’ (ii) Body of email: Borrower Name, Project Name, Borrower Contact Information, Project State. (iii) Request language: ‘‘Please email me a link to submit the credit report fee.’’ Within four business days after the email request for a link to submit the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 credit report fee is received, you will receive an email containing a secure link to enter your bank routing and account number for your payment. If the payment is not submitted by the application deadline for the applicable funding round, the application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered for funding. Chadwick Parker, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2021–16472 Filed 8–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Tennessee Advisory Committee Commission on Civil Rights. Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the Tennessee Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. (CT). The purpose is to consider topics for their next project. DATES: The meeting will be held on: Thursday, August 19, 2021, 12:00 p.m. CT. Join via Webex: https://civilrights. webex.com/civilrights/j.php?MTID= m266086828fecf71c42baa6329432e1c3. Join via phone: 800–360–9505 USA Toll Free; Access Code: 199 769 7332#. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Moreno at vmoreno@usccr.gov or by phone at 434–515–0204. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is available to the public through the WebEx link above. If joining only via phone, callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Individuals who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 and providing the Service with the call-in number found through registering at the web link provided above for the meeting. Members of the public are entitled to make comments during the open period at the end of the meeting. Members of the public may also submit written comments; the comments must be received in the Regional Programs Unit within 30 days following the respective meeting. Written comments may be SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 146 (Tuesday, August 3, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41811-41812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-16472]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service

[Docket No. RHS-21-MFH-0011]


Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Off-Farm 
Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing Grants for 
New Construction for Fiscal Year 2022

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture.

ACTION: Notice and correction of a previous notice.

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SUMMARY: The Rural Housing Service (RHS), an agency of the United 
States Department of Agriculture (USDA), published a notice of 
solicitation of applications (NOSA) in the Federal Register on February 
2, 2021, entitled ``Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 
514 Off-Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing 
Grants for New Construction for Fiscal Year 2021.'' The Notice 
described the methods used to distribute funds, the pre-application and 
final application processes, and submission requirements. The purpose 
of this Notice is to announce the second round of solicitation of 
competitive pre-applications. Additionally, this notice corrects 
inadvertent errors published in NOSA on February 2, 2021 in the Federal 
Register.

DATES: Eligible pre-applications submitted to the Production and 
Preservation Division, Processing and Report Review Branch for this 
Notice, will be accepted until November 1, 2022, 12:00 p.m., Eastern 
Standard Time. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of the NOSA 
published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2021, entitled 
``Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Off-Farm Labor 
Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing Grants for New 
Construction for Fiscal Year 2021'' for additional information.

ADDRESSES: Applications to this Notice must be submitted electronically 
to the Production and Preservation Division, Processing and Report 
Review Branch. Specific instructions on how to submit applications 
electronically are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section 
of the NOSA published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2021, 
entitled ``Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Section 514 Off-
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing Grants 
for New Construction for Fiscal Year 2021'' for additional information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abby Boggs, Branch Chief, Program 
Support Branch, Production and Preservation Division, Multifamily 
Housing Programs, Rural Development, United States Department of 
Agriculture, via email: [email protected] or phone at: (615) 490-
1371.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The amount of program dollars available will 
be determined by yearly appropriations. Available loan and grant 
funding amounts can be found at the following link: https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/farm-labor-housing-direct-loans-grants. Expenses incurred in developing preapplications and final 
applications will be at the applicant's sole risk.

Key Priorities

    The Agency encourages applicants to consider projects that will 
advance the following key priorities:
     Assisting Rural communities recover economically from the 
impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly disadvantaged 
communities.
     Ensuring all rural residents have equitable access to RD 
programs and benefits from RD funded projects.
     Reducing climate pollution and increasing resilience to 
the impacts of climate change through economic support to rural 
communities.

Executive Summary

    As required by 7 CFR 3560.556, RHS is required to publish in the 
Federal Register, an annual NOSA for each round of the Section 514 Off-
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Off-Farm Labor Housing Grants 
for New Construction program. The first notice was published on 
February 2, 2021 in

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the Federal Register, at 86 FR 7840. The Notice announced the initial 
opening round and described the method used to distribute funds, the 
pre-application and final application process, and submission 
requirements.
    There are three rounds of pre-application submissions and 
selections for this program until November 1, 2022. For details, 
applicants should refer to the full funding announcement notice 
published on February 2, 2021, in the Federal Register at 86 FR 7840. 
This notice announces the second round that opens on September 1, 2021. 
The available loan and grant funding will be posted to the RHS website 
by August 2, 2021. Pre-applications must be submitted by November 1, 
2021, 12:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. RHS will notify applicants by 
January 4, 2022. Pre-application selections will be posted to the RHS 
website by March 1, 2022. Final applications must be submitted by May 
2, 2022, 12:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Funds must be obligated by 
September 30, 2022.
    There will be a third opening round on September 1, 2022, before 
which another announcement Notice will be published in the Federal 
Register.

Correction

    The following corrections remedy inadvertent errors in the NOSA 
published on February 2, 2021 in the Federal Register:
    1. In the Federal Register of February 2, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021-
02193, on page 7842, in the second column, correct the first sentence 
in section (a) to read:
    (a) To be eligible to receive a Section 514 loan for Off-FLH, the 
applicant must meet the requirements of 7 CFR 3560.555(a) and be a 
broad-based non- profit organization; a nonprofit organization of 
farmworkers, a Federally recognized Indian tribe, a community 
organization, or an Agency or political subdivision of state or local 
Government, and must meet the requirements of Sec.  3560.55, excluding 
Sec.  3560.55(a)(6).
    2. On page 7842, in the second column, correct the first sentence 
in section (b) to read:
    (b) To be eligible to receive a Section 516 grant for Off-FLH, the 
applicant must meet the requirements of 7 CFR 3560.555(b) and be a 
broad-based non- profit organization; a nonprofit organization of 
farmworkers, a federally recognized Indian tribe, a community 
organization, or an agency or political subdivision of State or local 
Government, and must meet the requirements of Sec.  3560.55, excluding 
Sec.  3560.55(a)(6).
    3. On page 7843, at the bottom of the second column, correct 
section (b) to read:
    (b) RHS will host workshops on August 25, 2021 and August 25, 2022 
to discuss the application process, the borrower's responsibilities 
under the Off-FLH program, among other topics. Requests to attend the 
workshop(s) can be sent to the following email address: [email protected]. The email must contain the following 
information:
    (1) Subject line: ``Off-FLH Workshop.''
    (2) Body of email: Borrower Name, Project Name, Borrower Contact 
Information, Project State.
    (3) Request language: ``Please reply with information for attending 
next week's Off-FLH Workshop.''
    Requests will be accepted beginning on August 18th of the 
corresponding year.
    4. On page 7844, in the second column, remove section (4) and 
redesignate the subsequent sections 5 through 20 as 4 through 19.
    5. On page 7845, in the third column, correct the numbering after 
section (20) to redesignate section (22) as (20), section (23) as (21), 
and section (24) as (22).
    6. On page 7846, in the second column, add a sentence at the end of 
section (vii) to read as follows:
    Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the Active Partners 
Performance System (APPS) available on HUD's website to electronically 
submit the Form HUD 2530 for HUD staff review and approval, if 
applicable. If approval obtained, the applicant would submit the review 
from HUD indicating approval in the application. The website can be 
found at: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/housing/mfh/apps/appsmfhm.
    7. On page 7852, in the first column, add a section (31) to read as 
follows:
    (31) At least seven business days prior to the application deadline 
for the applicable funding round, the applicant must email RHS a 
request to submit an electronic payment of $24 to pay for credit 
reports obtained by RHS. The email must be sent to the following 
address: [email protected]. The email must contain the 
following information:
    (i) Subject line: ``Off-FLH Application Credit Report Payment.''
    (ii) Body of email: Borrower Name, Project Name, Borrower Contact 
Information, Project State.
    (iii) Request language: ``Please email me a link to submit the 
credit report fee.''
    Within four business days after the email request for a link to 
submit the credit report fee is received, you will receive an email 
containing a secure link to enter your bank routing and account number 
for your payment. If the payment is not submitted by the application 
deadline for the applicable funding round, the application will be 
considered incomplete and will not be considered for funding.

Chadwick Parker,
Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-16472 Filed 8-2-21; 8:45 am]
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