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Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing

Through funding of national intermediaries, the Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing program (Section 4) enhances the capacity and ability of Community Development Corporations (CDCs) and Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) to carry out affordable housing and community development activities that benefit low- and moderate-income families and persons.

For FY 2019 there is $35,000,000 available to carry out eligible activities related to community development and affordable housing projects and programs for the Section 4 Capacity Building Program, of which at least $5,000,000 shall be made available for rural capacity building activities.

Rating and Ranking Factors:

The maximum number of points to be awarded for a Section 4 Capacity Building program application is 102, which includes a maximum of 100 points for Rating Factors 1 through 5 (Five Factors) and a maximum of two points for either the Opportunity Zones or Promise Zones Preference Points.

HUD expects to make approximately 3 awards from the funds available under this NOFA.

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6300-N-07
Opportunity Title:  Capacity Building (Section 4)
Competition ID: FR-6300-N-07
CFDA No: 14.252
Opening Date: January 9, 2020
Closing Date:  March 12, 2020

Contact Information:  HUD staff will be available to provide clarification on the content of the this NOFAs.

Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFA should be directed to capacitybuilding@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.