Department of Housing and Urban Development 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Mortgage Insurance Premiums for Multifamily Housing Programs, Health Care Facilities and Hospitals and Credit Subsidy Obligations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011
Document Number: 2011-17233
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-11
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces the mortgage insurance premiums (MIPs) for FHA Multifamily Housing, Health Care Facilities, and Hospital Mortgage Insurance programs that have commitments to be issued or reissued in FY 2011. The FY 2011 MIPs are the same as in FY 2010. For the third consecutive fiscal year, the MIPs remain unchanged for FHA's mortgage insurance programs. In addition to announcing MIPs for FY 2011, this notice announces that the risk categories incurring positive credit subsidy obligations for firm commitments issued or reissued in FY 2011 are the same as those in FY 2010. There are three positive credit subsidy risk categories: (1) Section 221(d)(3) new construction/substantial rehabilitation for nonprofit/ cooperatives; (2) section 241(a) supplemental loans for apartments only; and (3) section 223(d) operating loss loans.
Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA): Technical Corrections and Clarifying Amendments
Document Number: 2011-17230
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-11
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This final rule makes technical corrections and certain clarifying amendments to HUD's RESPA regulations promulgated by a final rule published on November 17, 2008. The majority of the regulations promulgated by the November 17, 2008, final rule became applicable on January 1, 2010. Now that the regulations have been in use for a little over one year, HUD has identified certain needed technical corrections, which this rule will make, and certain other regulatory provisions in which additional clarification would be helpful.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2011-16916
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-08
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Data Collection of the Disaster Housing Assistance Program Incremental Rent Transition Study
Document Number: 2011-16911
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The U.S. Department of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting an important national study of Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP) families who transitioned from stepped-up rents (i.e., Phase I) and $0 rent (i.e., Phase II/Phase III) to market rate or assisted housing and track their housing, employment, and financial outcomes over time.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Public Housing Financial Management Template
Document Number: 2011-16891
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The Public Housing Assessment System requires public housing agencies to submit financial information annually to HUD. The Uniform Financial Reporting Standards for HUD housing programs requires that this information be submitted electronically, using generally accepted accounting principles, in a prescribed format. The Operating Fund Program regulation (24 CFR 990) requires PHAs to submit information at a project level. Correct the Burden Hour on the previously.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Tenant Resource Network Program
Document Number: 2011-16889
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The purpose of TRN is to make grants to applicant organizations to assist, inform, educate and engage tenants of eligible Section 8- assisted properties regarding their rights, responsibilities and options in response to a property owner's filing a notice of Opt-Out or mortgage prepayment, in response to a second consecutive ``Below 60'' score of the property from the HUD Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC), or in anticipation of a maturing mortgage on the property within 24 months of publication of this notice. The program aims to engage tenants in efforts to preserve eligible properties as affordable housing, and to provide tenants with information on their own rights and responsibilities based on 24 CFR Part 245 and guidance in HUD handbook 4381.5
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Relocation and Real Property Acquisition, Recordkeeping Requirements Under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as Amended (URA) Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-16776
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Neighborhood Stabilization Program Tracking Study
Document Number: 2011-16772
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Transformation Initiative Rent Reform Demonstration Small Grants
Document Number: 2011-16771
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Transformation Initiative Family Self-Sufficiency Demonstration Small Grants
Document Number: 2011-16770
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Multifamily Insurance Benefits Claims Package
Document Number: 2011-16768
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the United States Department of Education (ED)
Document Number: 2011-16767
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-503), and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines on the Conduct of Matching Programs (June 19, 1989, 54 FR 25818), and OMB Bulletin 89-22, ``Instructions on Reporting Computer Matching Programs to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Congress and the Public,'' HUD is issuing a public notice of its intent to conduct a recurring computer matching program with the ED to utilize a computer information system of HUD, the Credit Alert Interactive Verification Reporting System (CAIVRS), with ED's debtor files.
HUD Debt Collection: Revisions and Update to the Procedures for the Collection of Claims
Document Number: 2011-16499
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-07-05
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This proposed rule would revise and update HUD's regulations governing the procedures for the collection of claims by HUD. This proposed rule would primarily revise HUD's debt collection regulations to implement the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (DCTA) and the revised Federal Claims Collection Standards (FCCS). The DCTA and FCCS generally apply to the collection of nontax debt owed to the Federal Government and require referral of all eligible delinquent nontax debt to the Department of the Treasury for collection by centralized offset and to a designated debt collection center for debt servicing when a debt becomes 180 days delinquent. This proposed rule would also update and make technical corrections to HUD's salary offset provisions to conform to the changes made to HUD's debt collection regulations.
Redelegation of Authority to the Office of Strategic Planning and Management
Document Number: 2011-16649
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Through this notice, the Chief Operating Officer of HUD (COO) redelegates to the Director, Office of Strategic Planning and Management, authority and responsibility for the development and execution of the department's strategic plan.
Order of Succession for the Office of Strategic Planning and Management
Document Number: 2011-16639
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In this notice, the Director, Office of Strategic Planning and Management, designates the Order of Succession for the Office of Strategic Planning and Management. This is the first order of succession established for this office.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2011-16214
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.
Credit Watch Termination Initiative; Termination of Origination Approval Agreements
Document Number: 2011-16518
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice advises of the cause and effect of termination of Origination Approval Agreements taken by HUD's Federal Housing Administration (FHA) against HUD-approved mortgagees through the FHA Credit Watch Termination Initiative. This notice includes a list of mortgagees which have had their Origination Approval Agreements terminated.
Conference Call Meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee
Document Number: 2011-16495
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (the Committee) to be held via telephone conference. This meeting is open to the general public, which may participate by following the instructions below.
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year 2011 HOPE VI Main Street Grants
Document Number: 2011-16492
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD announces the availability on its Web site and http:// www.Grants.gov of the applicant information, submission deadlines, funding criteria, and other requirements for HUD's FY2011 HOPE VI Main Street Grants NOFA. Specifically, this NOFA announces the availability of approximately $500,000 made available under the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, Public Law 112-10, approved April 15, 2011. The purpose of the Main Street Grants program is to provide grants to small communities to assist in the rejuvenation of an historic or traditional central business district or ``Main Street'' area by replacing unused commercial space in buildings with affordable housing units. The objectives of the program are to: 1. Redevelop Main Street areas; 2. Preserve historic or traditional architecture or design features in Main Street areas; 3. Enhance economic development efforts in Main Street areas; and 4. Provide affordable housing in Main Street areas. The notice providing information regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility requirements, application and instructions can be found using the Department of Housing and Urban Development agency link on the Grants.gov/Find Web site at http:// www.grants.gov/search/agency.do. A link to the funding opportunity is also available on the HUD Web site at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/ HUD?src=/programoffices/administration/grants/fundsavail. The link from the funds available page will take you to the agency link on Grants.gov. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 14.878. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov.
Credit Watch Termination Initiative; Termination of Direct Endorsement (DE) Approval
Document Number: 2011-16489
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice advises of the cause and effect of termination of Direct Endorsement (DE) Approval taken by HUD's Federal Housing Administration (FHA) against HUD-approved mortgagees through the FHA Credit Watch Termination Initiative. This notice includes a list of mortgagees which have had their DE Approval terminated.
SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act: Minimum Licensing Standards and Oversight Responsibilities
Document Number: 2011-15672
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-30
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This final rule sets forth the minimum standards for the state licensing and registration of residential mortgage loan originators, requirements for operating the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLSR), and HUD's Federal oversight responsibilities pursuant to the Secure and Fair Enforcement Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (SAFE Act or Act), to ensure proper monitoring and enforcement of states' compliance with statutory requirements. This 2008 law directs states to adopt loan originator licensing and registration requirements that meet the minimum standards specified in the SAFE Act. In addition to codifying the minimum licensing standards and HUD's oversight responsibilities under the SAFE Act, this rule also clarifies or interprets certain statutory provisions that pertain to the scope of the SAFE Act's licensing requirements, and other requirements that pertain to the implementation, oversight, and enforcement responsibilities of the states.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) Appeals, Technical Reviews and Database Adjustments
Document Number: 2011-16334
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. Under the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS), public housing agencies (PHAs) may submit a request for a technical review, database adjustment or appeal. The granting of such a request would result in a PHA's PHAS score and/or designation being changed, or a project's physical condition, financial condition, or management operations score being changed. The right of appeal is statutory and the right to request a technical review or database adjustment is regulatory.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Public Housing Financial Management Template
Document Number: 2011-16333
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The Public Housing Assessment System requires public housing agencies to submit financial information annually to HUD. The Uniform Financial Reporting Standards for HUD housing programs requires that this information be submitted electronically, using generally accepted accounting principles, in a prescribed format. The Operating Fund Program regulation (24 CFR Part 990) requires PHAs to submit information at a project level.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Fellowship Recruitment for the Fellowship Placement Program
Document Number: 2011-16330
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The purpose of this notice is to recruit potential fellows for the Fellowship Placement Pilot Program under the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD is in the process of putting out a notice to receive preliminary applications to select a third party to administrate the Fellowship Placement Pilot Program. When a third party is selected to administer the fellowship program, the third party will be responsible for recruiting and selecting fellows for the program. The attached document is an application that will allow the third party to recruit fellows for the fellowship program.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Prepayment of Direct Loans on Section 202 and 202/8 Projects With Inclusion of FHA Mortgage Guidelines
Document Number: 2011-16328
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This collection is a request for approval of prepayment of a direct Loan and additional necessary documentation from an owner of a multifamily housing project financed under Section 202 of the National Housing Act. Review of the information will determine if the conditions of the original mortgage will be met and if prepayment may be granted.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Housing Counseling Program- Application for Approval as a Housing Counseling Agency
Document Number: 2011-16325
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. National, regional, Multi-State intermediaries and Local public and private nonprofit agencies that provide housing counseling services directly or through their affiliates or branches regarding home buying, homeownership and rental housing programs submit an application for designation as a HUD-approved housing counseling agency. HUD uses the information to evaluate the agency and to populate Agency profile data in the Housing Counseling System (HCS) database. This data populates HUD's Web site and automated 1-800 Hotline.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Housing Counseling Program-Biennial Agency Performance Review
Document Number: 2011-16323
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. HUD-approved agencies are non-profit and government organizations that provide housing services. The information collected allows HUD to monitor and provide oversight for agencies approved to participate in the Housing Counseling Program. Specifically, the information collected is used to ensure that participating agencies comply with program policies and regulations and to determine if agencies remain eligible to maintain an approval status. Housing counseling aids tenants and homeowners in improving their housing conditions and in meeting the responsibilities of tenancy and homeownership.
Notice of Regulatory Waiver Requests Granted for the First Quarter of Calendar Year 2011
Document Number: 2011-16047
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-27
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Section 106 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (the HUD Reform Act) requires HUD to publish quarterly Federal Register notices of all regulatory waivers that HUD has approved. Each notice covers the quarterly period since the previous Federal Register notice. The purpose of this notice is to comply with the requirements of section 106 of the HUD Reform Act. This notice contains a list of regulatory waivers granted by HUD during the period beginning on January 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2011.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Sustainable Communities Regional Grant Program
Document Number: 2011-15764
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-24
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This data collection is designed to provide HUD information regarding the Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program NOFA applications to ensure that information is provided to HUD in a standard manner.
Buy American Exceptions Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Document Number: 2011-15763
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-24
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-05, approved February 17, 2009) (Recovery Act), and implementing guidance of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), this notice advises that certain exceptions to the Buy American requirement of the Recovery Act have been determined applicable for work using Capital Fund Recovery Formula and Competition (CFRFC) grant funds. Specifically, an exception was granted to the Medford Housing Authority of Medford, MA for the purchase and installation of side- opening, Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS)-compliant ovens for the LaPrise Village project.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2011-15510
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-24
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; HOPE VI Application
Document Number: 2011-15519
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The information is required to allow HUD to obligate grant funds in accordance with the HOPE VI program authorizing statute, and to manage the grants that are awarded.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Public Housing Inventory Removal Application
Document Number: 2011-15516
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This collection of information centralizes and standardizes HUD's review and approval of non-funded, noncompetitive requests of Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) to remove public housing property from their inventories via disposition, demolition, voluntary conversion, required conversion, home ownership, or eminent domain proceedings.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB “Logic Model” Grant Performance Report Standard
Document Number: 2011-15514
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. Applicants of HUD Federal Financial Assistance are required to indicate intended results and impacts. Grant recipients report against their baseline performance standards. This process standardizes grants progress reporting requirements and promotes greater emphasis on performance and results in grant programs.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Public Housing Financial Management Template
Document Number: 2011-15513
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The Public Housing Assessment System requires public housing agencies to submit financial information annually to HUD. The Uniform Financial Reporting Standards for HUD housing programs requires that this information be submitted electronically, using generally accepted accounting principles, in a prescribed format. The Operating Fund Program regulation (24 CFR 990) requires PHAs to submit information at a project level.
Delegation of Authority for the Office of Departmental Equal Employment Opportunity
Document Number: 2011-15512
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In this notice, the Secretary of HUD delegates concurrent authority to the Director and Deputy Director, Office of Departmental Equal Employment Opportunity (ODEEO) with respect to all matters pertaining to the work of ODEEO and supersedes any prior delegation of authority from the Secretary to the Director, ODEEO.
Adjustment of Civil Money Penalty Amount for Inflation
Document Number: 2011-15509
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD is issuing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil money penalty for failure to disclose lead-based paint hazards. This adjustment for inflation is required by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996.
Announcement of Funding Awards; Indian Community Development Block Grant Program; Fiscal Year 2010
Document Number: 2011-15508
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
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 2010 (FY 2010) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program. This announcement contains the consolidated names and addresses of this year's award recipients under the ICDBG.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Section 8 Fair Market Rent Surveys
Document Number: 2011-15275
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. An extension and modification of the survey mode of the collection effort that expires on August 31, 2011, is being requested.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment On: Participation Agreement, Follow-up Survey, and Key Informant Interview Guide for The Impact of Housing and Services Interventions on Homeless Families
Document Number: 2011-15270
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Emergency Comment Request; Application for Energy Innovation Fund-Multifamily Pilot Program
Document Number: 2011-15268
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This information is collected from applicants for a new pilot program seeking innovative proposals for increasing the energy efficiency of Multifamily Housing.
Notice of Web Availability: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities Program
Document Number: 2011-15032
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD announces the availability on its website and Grants.gov, applicant information, submission deadlines, funding criteria, and other requirements for HUD's FY2011 Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities Program NOFA. Specifically, this NOFA announces the availability of approximately $5.65 million made available under the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, Public Law 112-10, enacted April 15, 2011. Program Purpose: The purpose of the Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities program is twofold. The first purpose is to assemble a collection of capacity building service providers to work directly with the FY2010 and FY2011 HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning and Community Challenge grant recipients, HUD Preferred Sustainability Status Communities, and EPA Sustainable Community Technical Assistance recipients and Brownfield Area Wide Planning grant recipients (collectively Sustainable Communities Grantees), to enable them to fulfill their anticipated outcomes. HUD and other Partnership agencies will work regularly with all selected intermediary service providers to maintain a coordinated and leveraged delivery approach that ensures the maximum benefit to local governments, regions, and planning entities and partners engaged in the prescribed activities. The second purpose of the Program is to build a national coalition and leadership network of the Sustainable Communities grantees. The purpose of the network is to facilitate the exchange of successful strategies, lessons learned, emerging tools and public engagement strategies, and approaches for avoiding or minimizing pitfalls. HUD will work with the selected intermediaries to develop a robust evaluation component for the network. The notice providing information regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility requirements, application and instructions can be found using the Department of Housing and Urban Development agency link on the Grants.gov/Find Web site at http:// www.grants.gov/search/agency.do. A link to the funding opportunity is also available on the HUD Web site at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/ HUD?src=/programoffices/administration/grants/fundsavail. The link from the funds available page will take you to the agency link on Grants.gov. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 14.705. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov.
Notice of Web Availability: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Capital Fund Education and Training Community Facilities (CFCF) Program
Document Number: 2011-15031
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD announces the availability on its Web site and Grants.gov, applicant information, submission deadlines, funding criteria, and other requirements for HUD's FY2011 Capital Fund Education and Training Community Facilities (CFCF) Program NOFA. Specifically, this NOFA announces the availability of approximately $15 million made available under the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, Public Law 112-10, enacted April 15, 2011. The purpose of the Capital Fund Education and Training Community Facilities (CFCF) Program is to provide capital funding to PHAs for the construction, rehabilitation, or purchase of facilities to provide early childhood education, adult education, and/or job training programs for public housing residents based on an identified need. Additionally, PHAs may use CFCF program funding to rehabilitate existing community facilities that will offer comprehensive, integrated services to help public housing residents achieve better educational and economic outcomes resulting in long-term economic self-sufficiency. The notice providing information regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility requirements, application and instructions can be found using the Department of Housing and Urban Development agency link on the Grants.gov/Find Web site at http:// www.grants.gov/search/agency.do. A link to the funding opportunity is also available on the HUD Web site at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/ HUD?src=/programoffices/administration/grants/fundsavail. The link from the funds available page will take you to the agency link on Grants.gov. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 14.890. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov.
Notice of Single Family Loan Sales (SFLS 2011-2)
Document Number: 2011-15029
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This notice announces HUD's intention to competitively sell certain unsubsidized single family mortgage loans in a sealed bid sale offering called SFLS 2011-2, without Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance. This notice also generally describes the bidding process for the sale and certain persons who are ineligible to bid. This second sale of Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 is scheduled for June 22, 2011. HUD's third sale in FY 2011, SFLS 2011-3, is scheduled for September 14, 2011.
Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless
Document Number: 2011-14723
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless.
Announcement of Funding Awards for Fiscal Year 2010; Transformation Initiative: Natural Experiments Grant Program
Document Number: 2011-14913
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Reform Act of 1989, this document notifies the public of funding awards for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Transformation Initiative: Natural Experiments Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), which was posted to Grants.gov on January 20, 2011. This announcement contains the names and addresses of the award winners and the amount of the awards to be issued.
Notice of Web Availability; Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program
Document Number: 2011-14912
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD announces the availability on its Web site and Grants.gov of the applicant information, submission deadlines, funding criteria, and other requirements for HUD's FY2011 Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program NOFA. Specifically, this NOFA announces the availability of approximately $400,000 made available under the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, Public Law 112-10, enacted April 15, 2011. The purpose of the Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program is to enable doctoral candidates enrolled at institutions of higher education accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to complete and improve the quality of their dissertations on policy-relevant housing and urban development issues. The notice providing information regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility requirements, application and instructions can be found using the Department of Housing and Urban Development agency link on the Grants.gov/Find Web site at http:// www.grants.gov/search/agency.do. A link to the funding opportunity is also available on the HUD Web site at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/ HUD?src=/programoffices/administration/grants/fundsavail. The link from the funds available page will take you to the agency link on Grants.gov. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 14.516. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov.
Notice of Web Availability: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative-Planning Grants
Document Number: 2011-14911
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD announces the availability on its Web site and Grants.gov applicant information, submission deadlines, funding criteria, and other requirements for HUD's FY2011 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative ProgramPlanning Grants NOFA. Specifically, this NOFA announces the availability of approximately $3.6 million made available under the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, Public Law 112-10, enacted April 15, 2011. The purpose of the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative-Planning Grant Program is to support the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans which, when implemented, may be expected to achieve the following three core goals: 1. Housing: Transform distressed public and assisted housing into energy efficient, mixed-income housing that is physically and financially viable over the long-term; 2. People: Support positive outcomes for families who live in the target development(s) and the surrounding neighborhood, particularly outcomes related to residents' health, safety, employment, mobility, and education; and 3. Neighborhood: Transform distressed, high-poverty neighborhoods into viable, mixed-income neighborhoods with access to well-functioning services, high quality public schools and education programs, high quality early learning programs and services, public assets, public transportation, and improved access to jobs. To achieve these core goals, communities must develop and implement a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization strategy, or Transformation Plan. This 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 notice providing information regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility requirements, application and instructions can be found using the Department of Housing and Urban Development agency link on the Grants.gov/Find Web site at http:// www.grants.gov/search/agency.do. A link to the funding opportunity is also available on the HUD Web site at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/ HUD?src=/programoffices/administration/grants/fundsavail. The link from the funds available page will take you to the agency link on Grants.gov. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 14.889. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov.
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year 2011; Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDA (HOPWA)
Document Number: 2011-14910
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD announces the availability on its Web site of the applicant information, submission deadlines, funding criteria, and other requirements for HUD's FY2011 Housing for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program NOFA. Specifically, this NOFA announces the availability of approximately $9.1 million made available under the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, Public Law 112-10, approved April 15, 2011 for the Housing for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program. The purpose of the HOPWA program is to advance HUD's implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). HOPWA NOFA also addresses the Department's Fiscal Year 2010-2015 Strategic Plan and the Opening Doors Federal Strategic Plan To Prevent and End Homelessness. These actions address goals to: Prevent and end homelessness; increase the supply of affordable housing; and increase the coordination of mainstream housing resources and other health and human services. The HOPWA NOFA announces funds available for projects that address both: (1) Direct housing assistance and service delivery to low income persons and families living with HIV/AIDS, including homeless individuals and families; and (2) comprehensive planning and coordination of local resources in meeting housing and service needs of the population. As a result of project efforts, communities will be assisted in the development and use of an Integrated HIV/AIDS Housing Plan (IHHP) to be issued at the end of the third year of operation. The IHHP is an administrative function and should demonstrate local system changes in the delivery of housing and services. Grantees are expected to provide housing assistance to eligible persons in their communities while concurrently examining and comprehensively integrating local services for coordinating and streamlining where possible the delivery of those services in your community. The notice providing information regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility requirements, application and instructions can be found using the Department of Housing and Urban Development agency link on the Grants.gov/Find Web site at http:// www.grants.gov/search/agency.do. A link to the funding opportunity is also available on the HUD Web site at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/ HUD?src=/programoffices/administration/grants/fundsavail. The link from the funds available page will take you to the agency link on Grants.gov. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 14.241. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov.
Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application
Document Number: 2011-14909
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The information collected from the Section 3 Business Self- Certification Application will allow HUD and recipients of covered HUD funding to identify Section 3 Businesses within their communities. The overriding purpose of this information collection is to ensure that contracting opportunities are provided to Section 3 businesses in fulfillment of the regulatory requirements set forth at 24 CFR part 135, and to increase the capacity of covered agencies to comply with the requirements of Section 3. HUD will use the information to identify firms that self-certify that they meet the regulatory definition of a Section 3 Business. The information collected from the Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application will be posted in a registry of Section 3 Businesses which will be posted on HUD's webpage. Agencies that receive covered HUD funding in the five pilot locations will be encouraged to notify the Section 3 Businesses contained in HUD's registry about the availability of covered contracting opportunities.