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FY 2020 Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing

The Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD)’s Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing has completed final OMB and OGC Approval and it is ready for publication approval.

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 2020 there is $36,000,000 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.

The competition is limited to the nonprofit organizations having 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS identified in Section 4 of the HUD Demonstration Act of 1993 (Pub.L. 103-120, 107 Stat. 1148, 42 U.S.C. 9816 note), as amended, and the FY 2020 Appropriations. Specifically, these three organizations are: Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (formerly The Enterprise Foundation), the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), and Habitat for Humanity International. Specifically, the only applicants eligible for this competition are the three organizations located at the following addresses:

  • Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (formerly The Enterprise Foundation), 11000 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 700, Columbia, MD 21044
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), 28 Liberty, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 11201 and
  • Habitat for Humanity International, 322 W. Lamar, Americus, GA 31709

Affiliates and local offices of these organizations and their community partners are not eligible to compete either directly or independently for capacity building grants under this notice, but may seek funding from the above organizations

Preference Points: This NOFA offers 2 points for either Opportunity Zones or Promise Zones.

Program Office: Office of Community Planning and Development  

Funding Opportunity Title: Section 4 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing

FAIN: FR-6400-N- 07

Assistance Listing  Number: 14.252

OMB Approval Numbers: 2500-0000

Estimated Opening Date: 3/11/2021

Estimated Deadline Date:  5/11/2021

Agency Contact:  Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFO should be directed to capacitybuilding@hud.govPersons 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.

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