This NOFA announces the availability of approximately $76 million in FY2014 funds for Choice Neighborhoods grants. HUD anticipates awarding up to four grants not to exceed $30,000,000 each, or the sum of the amounts in Section IV.E.3 of the NOFA, whichever is lower. At its discretion and subject to appropriations, HUD will use FY2015 Choice Neighborhoods funding to make Implementation Grant awards under this NOFA. Per the FY2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, at least $55 million of the total FY2014 Choice Neighborhoods funding must be awarded to applications in which a public housing authority is the Lead Applicant or Co-Applicant. Furthermore, HUD may set aside one Implementation Grant to an application that targets a multifamily HUD-Assisted Housing property that is receiving project-based rental assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (exclusive of tenant-based or project-based vouchers), section 221(d)(3) or section 236 of the National Housing Act, section 202 of Housing Act of 1959,or section 811 of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990.
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5800-N-11
Opportunity Title: Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant Program NOFA
Competition ID: CNI-11
CFDA No.: 14.889 Choice Neighborhood Implementation
OMB Approval Numbers: 2577-0269 Expires 1/31/2015
Deadline Date: February 9, 2015
CONTACT INFORMATION: Before the application deadline date, HUD staff will be available to provide you with general guidance and technical assistance. However, HUD staff is not permitted to assist in preparing your application. If you have a question or need a clarification, you may send an e-mail message. Before the application deadline date, frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the NOFA will be posted to the Choice Neighborhoods webpage. You may obtain general information about HUD's Choice Neighborhoods program from HUD's Choice Neighborhoods website.