FY 2022 Housing-related Hazard & Lead-based Paint Capital Fund

Program Description: The purpose of the Housing-related Hazards Capital Fund (HRHCF) & Lead-based Paint Capital Fund Program (LBPCF) Notice of Funds Opportunity (NOFO) is to evaluate and reduce residential health hazards in public housing, including lead-based paint, carbon monoxide, mold, radon, fire safety, and asbestos. In accordance with Section 9 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g) (1937 Act), and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, $65 million shall be made available for competitive grants to public housing agencies to evaluate and reduce housing-related hazards including lead-based paint in public housing, whereas no less than $25 million of the $65 million of the available funds shall be awarded for evaluating and reducing lead-based paint hazards specifically by carrying out the activities of lead-based risk assessments, inspections, abatement, interim controls, and clearance examinations.  These amounts shall be combined with an additional $35 million made available under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 for housing-related hazards and approximately $7.4 million in recaptured and/or carryover funding from the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 for housing-related hazards or lead-based paint, as applicable. Previous versions of this announcement include FR-6400-N-68, Housing-related Hazards Capital Fund Program and FR-6400-N-42, Lead-based Paint Capital Fund Program, which are now combined into one funding opportunity title.  Although two grant programs are combined under one funding opportunity title, applicants will request funding from each grant program separately per the program requirements and application submission guidelines. Applicants are entitled to apply for one grant program or both. Applications will be competitively scored based on the unique rating factors for each individual program and funding may be awarded, fully or partially, under one program, both, or neither based on the rating, ranking, and funding available under each program. If the applicant is applying for funding under both grant programs, the rating and rankings will be determined separately.

Deadline: The deadline for submitting applications to Housing-Related Hazards & Lead-based Paint Capital Fund Program is 11:59 PM EST on April 13, 2023. Applicants must complete and submit their application on Grants.gov.

Preference Points: This NOFO is offering preference points for Promise Zones and HBCUs.

Program Office: Public and Indian Housing

Funding Opportunity Title: Housing-Related Hazards & Lead-based Paint Capital Fund Program

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6600-N-68

Assistance Listing Number: 14.888

Due Date for Applications: 04/13/2023

Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFO should be directed to: Office of Capital Improvements PIHOCI@hud.gov Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Please note that HUD staff cannot assist applicants in preparing their applications.

FONSI: This program is excluded from environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321).

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