Research and Evaluations, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization


This is a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development?s (HUD) for Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization (HUDRD). Through this NOFA, HUD plans to solicit applications for cooperative agreements to engage in research, evaluations, demonstrations, and data analysis and utilization activities. Funding will be available under three different categories or ?functions?: Research and Evaluation; Demonstrations; and Data analysis and utilization.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
This program is authorized under Section 501 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. §1701z-1) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2014, Public Law 113-76
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Eligible organizations will submit an application under a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) that will be published online at The NOFA will provide for the relevant application requirements. It will also be subject to criteria published annually by HUD in its General Section to the Department's NOFAs for Discretionary Programs for that Fiscal Year.
Award Procedure
Two types of reviews will be conducted: First, HUD will review each application to determine whether it meets threshold eligibility requirements. Second, applications will be reviewed by panels consisting of at least two independent reviewers and a panel manager. The reviewers will review and assign scores to applications that meet threshold eligibility requirements using the Factors for Award noted in Section V.A.
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
A competitive process is used in selecting grants. Criteria will be published in the annual NOFA.
How may assistance be used?
Costs incurred in the timely completion of the research product, includes but are not limited to, the researchers’ salary, computer software, purchase of data, travel expenses to collect data or to make presentations at meetings, transcription services, and compensation for study participants.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: GTR will monitor tasks, effort, and invoices.
Not applicable.
The official applicant must maintain information on grant disbursement.
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
HUD makes grants available for a performance period to be designated in the cooperative agreement. Awards will be for a period not to exceed 60 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office
Sandra Susan Brunson
451 7th Street, Room 8230
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: 2024023852
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 19$2,000,000.00; FY 20 est $3,750,000.00; FY 21 est $0.00; FY 18$890,661.00; FY 17$2,900,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
FMRs in Rental Markets : $500,000 Evaluation of Grants' Impact on CDBG and HOME - (HUDRD): $500,000 Impact of RAD on children in HUD-assisted households: $750,000 Youth Homelessness Research: $2,000,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Applicants will respond to competitive requirements contained in a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) published in the Federal Register and available on
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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