This posting provides information and instructions for the FY2018 Lead and Healthy Homes Technical Studies program. The Lead Technical Studies program is authorized under sections 1051 and 1052 of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (Title X of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, 42 U.S.C. § 4854 and 4854a). The Healthy Homes Technical Studies program is authorized under sections 501 and 502 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. §§ 1701z-1 and 1701z-2). Available funds include approximately $2 million for Lead Technical Studies awards and $5 million for Healthy Homes Technical Studies awards. The goal of the Lead Technical Studies grant program is to gain knowledge to improve the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of methods for evaluation and control of residential lead-based paint hazards. The Healthy Homes Technical Studies program advances the recognition and control of priority residential health and safety hazards and examines the link between housing and health. Following the scoring of preliminary applications, applicants that submitted the highest scoring preliminary applications will be invited to submit full applications. Full applications will not be reviewed if they are submitted in response to this NOFA. Applications must be submitted through Grants.gov.
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6200-N-15
Opportunity Title: Lead and Healthy Homes Technical Studies Grant Program
Competition ID: HHTS-15
CFDA No.: 14.906, 14.902
OMB Approval Numbers: 2539-0015 expires 04/30/2018
Deadline Date: June 13, 2018
For programmatic questions, you may contact: Dr. Peter Ashley, Director, Policy and Standards Division, Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW, Room 8236, Washington, DC 20410-3000 or by telephone at (202) 402-7595 (this is not a toll-free number); or email Peter.J.Ashley@hud.gov.
For administrative questions, you may contact Dr. J. Kofi Berko, Jr., at the address above or by telephone at (202) 402-4248 (this is not a toll-free number); or email J.Kofi.Berko@hud.gov.