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Capacity Building Programs

Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Program

Through the funding of national organizations with expertise in rural housing and community development, the Rural Capacity Building Program enhances the capacity and ability of local governments, Indian tribes, housing development organizations, rural Community Development Corporations (CDCs), and rural Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs), to carry out community development and affordable housing activities that benefit low- and moderate-income families and persons in rural areas.

Rural Capacity Building NOFAs

FY 2016 Rural Capacity NOFA

FY 2016 General Section NOFA

Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Program

The Capacity Building for Affordable Housing and Community Development Program, also known as the Section 4 program, was originally authorized under Section 4 of the HUD Demonstration Act of 1993 (Pub. L. 103-120, 107 Stat. 1148, 42 U.S.C. 9816 note), as amended. The program enhances the capacity and ability of community development corporations (CDCs) and community housing development organizations (CHDOs) to carry out community development and affordable housing activities that benefit low-income persons.

Section 4 Capacity Building NOFAs

New: The FY 2017 Section 4 program NOFA is now available

FY 2016 Section 4 NOFA

FY 2016 General Section NOFA