blue circle white light bulb GRRP Elements

The Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (“GRRP”) GRRP provides funding for direct loans and grants to fund projects that improve energy or water efficiency, enhance indoor air quality or sustainability, implement the use of zero-emission electricity generation, low-emission building materials or processes, energy storage, or building  electrification strategies, or address climate resilience, of eligible HUD-assisted multifamily properties.  The Elements cohort supports current recapitalization transactions by providing funding for a menu of efficiency and resilience investments to add to rehabilitation projects in their final planning stages. View the webinar below for an overview of Elements. 
 

GRRP Overview: Elements, edited 11/17/2023 (Video, 13 mins)

 

Learn more about GRRP and the Elements cohort.

 

Highlights

  • Modifications to GRRP's NOFOs were published on April 2, 2024. Read more on changes to Elements including the following: 

    • The eligibility for the Elements cohort has been expanded to properties that have closed or will close on a recapitalization transaction between May 11, 2023 (when GRRP was launched) and July 31, 2024 (the deadline for the Fourth Application Period), but only for a limited selection of eligible investments.
    • All NOFOs include more clarity on how HUD will manage waiting lists and use funds that become available as awards are withdrawn, revoked, or amended.
    • The cap on awards a sponsor can receive has been modified for all NOFOs,
  • GRRP applications have been updated for each cohort. Applicants are encouraged to use this versions to apply for the Elements cohort, due by July 31, 2024 by 11:59:59 PM Eastern time.

 

Have questions?

  • To learn more about program requirements, ask us your questions directly during our GRRP Office hours on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:30 PM EST (no registration necessary): https://zoom.us/j/99199273258.

  • GRRP's frequently asked questions (FAQs) can provide answers to basic questions about the program.

  • Visit the GRRP playlist on YouTube for Office Hours recordings and other program videos. 

  • Email us at grrp@hud.gov.

 

Tools & Resources
 
GRRP Applicant*

Elements Overview Fact Sheet
Elements Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Updated 4/2/2024
Elements Application. Updated 4/2/2024. Download and complete form. Ensure all tabs are thoroughly complete and all required attachments are added before submitting. Application review periods: ​June 29, 2023 (closed), September 28, 2023 (closed), March 28, 2024 (closed), July 31, 2024.
SAM.gov. All applicants will need to register on SAM.gov if you do not have a UEI number. Grants.gov. Additional application materials are posted and must be submitted through Grants.gov. Visit the web page to learn how to submit a grants application
GRRP Participant

GRRP Notice. Program requirements for participants selected under the NOFOs are detailed in the Housing Notice 2023-05 (as amended by Housing Notice 2024-01). The redlined version is also available.
Elements Application Walk-Through Video
How-to Series for GRRP Awardees: How to Use Greenlight for Element Awardees. This training is a part of a series for owneYour awardees of the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program, a grant and loan program that provides funding to owners that receive HUD multifamily assistance. This training is designed for owners awarded under the GRRP Elements. Awardees will: 1) learn what Greenlight is; 2) understand how to navigate it; 3) learn how to upload an Elements award closing package; and 4) preview the new features of Greenlight.  
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*GRRP Elements application tools are part of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) collection under OMB control number 2502-0624. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 45 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Comments regarding the accuracy of this burden estimate and any suggestions for reducing this burden can be sent to the Reports Management Officer, REE, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th St SW, Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000.  When providing comments, please refer to OMB Approval No. 2502-0624. This information is required to obtain benefits. HUD may not collect this information, and you are not required to complete this form, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. This information is being collected under Title III of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, H.R. 5376 (IRA), section 30002 titled “Improving Energy Efficiency or Water Efficiency or Climate Resilience of Affordable Housing,” authorizes the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP). The program provides grants or loans for building retrofits to HUD-assisted multifamily projects with utility efficiency or climate resilience needs. The Elements cohort of the program targets properties currently undergoing a recapitalization or other transaction with HUD and offers owners a menu of green and resilient building design features for reimbursement. This information collection is used to determine eligibility of HUD-assisted multifamily properties for participation in the GRRP Elements program and the terms on which participation should occur. The purpose of the program is to fund projects that improve energy or water efficiency, enhance indoor air quality or sustainability, implement the use of zero-emission electricity generation, low-emission building materials or processes, energy storage, or building electrification strategies, or address climate resilience, of an eligible property. While no assurances of confidentiality are pledged to respondents, HUD generally discloses this data only in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.