Green And Healthy Housing Technical Studies Grants
To fund technical studies to improve knowledge of the effects green residential building has on: (1) indoor environmental quality, and (2) occupant health, with a particular focus on children and other sensitive populations in low income households. The purpose of the Healthy Homes Technical Studies program is to improve our knowledge of housing-related health hazards.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office: Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009, Public Law 111-8; Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970, Section 501-502.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State, local and Federally Recognized Indian Tribal governments and specific requirements of 24 CFR Part 85. Costs will be determined for nonprofit and educational institutions in accordance with OMB Circulars No. A-122 and No. A-21, respectively, and in accordance with the requirements of 24 CFR Part 84. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. An environmental impact statement is required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. The competitive Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) for fiscal year 2009 Green Healthy Housing Technical Studies Grants provides information about the application procedure. Original signed and three complete copies of the application, as well as a compact disk (CD) with the abstract and forms in the original format, shall be submitted directly to the Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control in accordance with the procedures outlined in the NOFA.. Copies of the NOFA and required forms can be obtained http://www.hud.gov/lead. Other relevant information can be found at HUD's website, www.hud.gov, or the Office's website, http://www.hud.gov/lead.
HUD's review and awarding procedures are explained in the NOFA.
Jul 01, 2009 To be considered for funding, The deadline for receipt of the application in HUD headquarters is 5:00 PM eastern time [INSERT 60 DAYS AFTER PUBLICATION], 2009. Announcements regarding availability of funding were published in the Federal Register on MMM dd, 2009.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
For Fiscal Year 2009 HUD will use the technical and financial selection criteria listed in the NOFA.
How may assistance be used?
For Fiscal Year 2009, potential applicants should consult the General Section of the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates. The applications for this NOFA can be found at http://www.hud.gov/lead.. The application is a paper application. You must have a DUNS Number. For Fiscal Year 2009, potential
applicants should consult the General Section of the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates. The applications for this NOFA can be found at http://www.hud.gov/lead.. The application is a paper application. You must have a DUNS Number. For Fiscal Year 2009, potential applicants should consult the General Section of the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates. The applications for this NOFA can be found at http://www.hud.gov/lead.. The application is a paper application. You must have a DUNS Number.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Quarterly financial management and performance reports are required. A Final report is also required. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
As required by OMB Circular A- 102, "Grants and Cooperative Agreements With State and Local Governments" or OMB Circular A-110, "Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations.".
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Green and Healthy Housing Technical Studies grants are awarded up to 36 months after the date of award. HUD reserves the right to approve no cost time extensions for a period not to exceed 12 months. Payment is on a cost-reimbursable basis. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Peter J. Ashley, 451 Seventh Street, SW (Room 8236), Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Peter.J.Ashley@hud.gov
Phone: (202) 402-7595
No Data Available
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $2,400,000; FY 10 est $2,400,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The total amount to be awarded is approximately $2.4 million. The anticipated amounts and/or numbers of individual awards will be approximately 4 to approximately 7 cooperative agreements, ranging from approximately $350,000 to a maximum of $700,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The Notice of Funding Availability and Application files are self-contained; all necessary information is provided at http://www.hud.gov/lead; no other regulations pertain.
Examples of Funded Projects