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14.870 Resident Opportunity and Supportive Services
PUBLIC AND INDIAN HOUSING, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act.
To programmatically address the needs of public housing residents by providing supportive services, resident empowerment activities and/or assisting residents in becoming economically self- sufficient. The primary focus of the program is on "welfare to work" and on independent living for the elderly and persons with disabilities.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Grant funds may be used for both economic development and supportive services activities, organizational development, mediation, including the employment of service coordinators/case managers.
Applicant Eligibility: Public and Indian Housing (PHAs/IHAs), and Tribally Designated Housing entities (TDHEs), resident management corporations, resident councils or resident organizations (including nonprofit entities supported by residents) must establish partnerships to leverage resources with other Federal and nonfederal entities.
Pre-application Coordination: This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: All applicants must present evidence of matching funds, as specified in the NOFA.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Grantees must keep records and make available semi- annual reports as specified by HUD.
Account Identification: 86-0162-0-1-451.
Approximately 323 grants are awarded annually.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
HUD appropriation statutes and the specific fiscal year NOFA published in the Federal Register provide program requirements and guidelines.
Regional or Local Office: None. Designated persons in the Offices of Public Housing and Native American Programs listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
The criteria for selecting proposals will be listed in the NOFA.