This Notice publishes the General Section to the Department’s FY 2014 NOFAs for Discretionary Funding (also referred to as Program NOFAs), in advance of the publication of any individual FY 2014 Program NOFA. The General Section presents the Department’s requirements, other cross-cutting federal requirements and application submission requirements applicable to all HUD Program NOFAs. This General Section and the individual FY 2014 Program NOFAs constitute the entirety of the FY 2014 NOFA requirements and instructions that apply to the FY 2014 Program NOFAs. All web links included in this General Section were functioning at the time of publication. Any non-functioning links found in this General Section should be reported to HUD’s Office of Strategic Planning and Management, Grants Management Division listed below in the Contact Information. The applicant is responsible for timely reviewing of the content contained in the links embedded within this General Section. Please note that non-functioning web links will not release the applicant from complying with any of the requirements under this General Section and the Program NOFAs.
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5800-N-01
Opportunity Title: General Section to Department’s FY 2014 NOFAs
Competition ID: GS-01
CFDA No.: 14. (All of NOFAs will start with 14.___)
OMB Approval Numbers: 2535-0018 exp. 11/31/2016, 2535-0113 exp. 01/31/2015 and 2501-0017 exp. 01/31/2016 and (HUD Standard Forms)
CONTACT INFORMATION: For further information on the Department’s FY 2014 policy requirements and the General Section guidance, please contact the Office of Strategic Planning and Management, Grants Management Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, located at 451 7th Street, SW, Room 3156, Washington, DC 20410-3000. The applicant may also contact the division by telephone at (202) 708-0667. Please note this is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339, or email: Loyd LaMois or Dorthera Yorkshire.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To help applicants with the electronic application registration and submission process, the Department advises applicants to use the checklists, user guides and other help features located at SAM and Grants.gov websites. Both websites provide access to instructions and answers to frequently asked questions which are updated periodically.
* General Section TC -- FR-5800-N-01-C1
This Notice provides a technical correction to the General Section, to relocate three paragraphs to Section III.C.3. Compliance with non-discrimination and Other Requirements, c. Economic Opportunities for Low- and Very Low-income Persons (Section 3), d. Executive Order 13166, “Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP),” and e. Accessible Technology. The correction inserts the three paragraphs into Section III.C.3, and removes the corresponding paragraphs Section VI.B.1, 2, and 4.
In addition, paragraphs VI.B.3 – 16 are renumbered to reflect removal of the paragraphs above. For the ease of the reader, HUD is republishing the affected sections in their entity in this Technical Correction.
Finally, this technical correction updates the restrictions on eminent domain in paragraph VI.B.13 to reflect the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014.