Rural Housing and Economic Development


To build capacity at the State and local level for rural housing and economic development and to support innovative housing and economic development activities in rural areas.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Assistant Secretary For Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2017 0
Fiscal Year 2016 There were no accomplishments for FY2016 due to the fact that no funds have been appropriated since 2009.
Fiscal Year 2018 0
Departments of Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 1998, Public Law 105-276., Public Law 105-276
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Local rural nonprofit organizations, community development corporations, Federally recognized Indian Tribes, State Housing Financing Agencies and State Community and/or Economic Development Agencies.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Local and rural communities.
As required by the NOFA.
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. The Federal Register NOFA will detail each competition's submission requirements and the competitive funding.
Award Procedure
Competition is required for grants. Awards to applicants securing the highest scores in relation to the selecting factors outlined in the NOFA.
April 29, 2009 to May 29, 2009 The NOFA will contain deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. September 1, 2009.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Balancing the need for assistance with capacity of applicant to effectively use the assistance.
How may assistance be used?
Grants can be used to support innovative housing and economic development activities for this program. More specific information is provided in the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: HUD's field office staff are authorized to monitor and oversee each active grant.
Not applicable.
Each recipient must maintain records to facilitate audits of funds, disposition of proceeds, costs from all sources, in-kind/cash contributions and information on housing, and other facilities connected with the use of the funds.
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
For a period of 36 months. Semi-annual reports are submitted to HUD by grantees.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Contact appropriate HUD Field Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Thann Young,
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development, Room 7137
Washington,, DC 20410 US
Phone: (202) 708-2290 or 1-877-787-2526
Fax: (202) 401-0050.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18 FY 19 FY 20 FY 17 est $0.00; FY 16$0.00; - (Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; - no additional appropriations will be awarded.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The maximum amount awarded to a successful applicant is $300,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The current FY2009 NOFA is published on HUD's website.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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