Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program
The purpose of the Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program is to enhance local capacity to sustainably operate low-barrier, participant-led programs that address the home modification needs of low-income older persons and their caregivers.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, Public Law 116-6.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Low-income older persons age 55 and over. Program must target older individuals with the greatest need. No less than fifty percent (50%) of the available funds will be used to serve the needs of older persons in rural areas.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. A NOFA prescribing the specific program and submission requirements and will be made available by HUD Headquarters and posted on Grants.gov.
A NOFA prescribing the award procedures will be made available by HUD Headquarters and posted on Grants.gov.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
How are proposals selected?
Two types of reviews will be conducted. First, HUD will review each application to determine whether it meets threshold eligibility requirements. Second, HUD will review and assign scores to applications meeting the threshold requirements. Once rating scores are assigned, rated applications will be listed in ranked order. After HUD has rated and ranked the applications, applicants within the fundable range of 75 or more points will be funded in ranked order up to the amount requested, or in a lesser amount if sufficient funds are not available or based on other factors established by HUD. HUD reserves the right to reduce the amount of the award requested.
How may assistance be used?
Eligible activities must support the program objectives described above. Awards must be used to cover direct and indirect costs related to the eligible activities.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance monitoring will be conducted as a requirement of the grant.
Refer to the NOFA
Grantees will be subject to Federal recordkeeping requirements in 2 CFR 200.333 and as otherwise stated in the Cooperative Agreement.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards will be available for a period of up to 36 months from the date of execution of the cooperative agreement or as otherwise stated in the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Cooperative agreements are executed, and funds are drawn by grantees through HUD's financial system.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
451 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20410 USA
451 7th Street, SW Room 6148
Washington, DC 20410 US
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 18 FY 19 est $10,000,000.00; FY 20 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
There is not a prescribed or predetermined maximum ceiling grant award. Each applicant is unique in the projected number of older persons to be served under this grant. Applicants are advised to be realistic about the number of clients that can be served, taking into consideration demographic characteristics of the program target area, the time it takes to start up new programs, and historical program data of existing programs. HUD reserves the right to reduce the requested grant award, based on the number and size of additional grant awards given under this grant, as well as other factors.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects