Updates from the HUD Exchange List Serve

New Interactive CDBG-DR Guidebook on Understanding the Consolidated Notice is Now Available

New Interactive CDBG-DR Guidebook on Understanding the Consolidated Notice is Now AvailableThe Understanding the Consolidated Notice: A Guide on How Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Grantees Can Meet the Requirements interactive guidebook is designed to educate recipients of CDBG-DR grant funds on how to meet your grant’s requirements throughout each of the phases of the grant process:Pre-award grantee submissionsGrantee steps and timelinesAction plan developmentSubmittalImplementationThis guidebook does not establish any new requirements, but rather provides important details about the requirements in the CDBG-DR Consolidated Notice, which describes the processes, procedures, timelines, waivers, and alternative requirements that HUD has established for CDBG-DR grants and are published in the Federal Register at 87 FR 6364 and 87 FR 31636.The guidebook is full of helpful tips, easy navigation features,…

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Reminder: Register Today: Lead Safe Housing Rule Webinar Series: Subparts H, L, and M – Fall 2022

Reminder: Register Today: Lead Safe Housing Rule Webinar Series: Subparts H, L, and M – Fall 2022The Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) is sponsoring a training series that will help participants review federal lead regulations with a focus on the Lead Safe Housing Rule (LSHR) activities for project-based assistance (PBA) (Subpart H), public housing (Subpart L), and tenant-based rental assistance (TBRA) (Subpart M). Register today!All sessions will cover the following topics as they apply to the specific activity:DisclosureExemptionsApproach to Lead Hazard Evaluation and ReductionPre-Renovation Education (EPA Req)Lead Hazard ReductionClearance and NoticeOngoing MaintenancePeriodic Re-evaluationChildren with Elevated Blood Lead Levels RequirementsTraining ObjectivesParticipants will learn:How the federal lead regulations apply to their housing activities and programsHow to comply and document compliance…

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Rural Capacity Building NOFO Pre-Application Webinar – September 19, 2022 – 11:00 AM EDT

Rural Capacity Building NOFO Pre-Application Webinar - September 19, 2022 - 11:00 AM EDTHUD’s Office of Policy Development and Coordination is hosting a webinar on September 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM EDT for prospective applicants interested in applying for fiscal year 2021/2022 Rural Capacity Building (RCB) for Community Development and Affordable Housing grants.The RCB program enhances the capacity and ability of rural housing development organizations, Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs), local governments, and Indian tribes (eligible beneficiaries) to carry out affordable housing and community development activities in rural areas for the benefit of low- and moderate-income families and persons. The RCB program achieves this by funding national organizations with expertise in rural housing and rural community development who work directly…

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COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – September 13, 2022

COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – September 13, 2022The emergence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) calls for enhanced cooperation between public health authorities, homeless service systems, and other partners at the local level. To support these partnerships and the vulnerable households served, HUD and its partners are issuing guidance from subject matter experts on best practices and lessons learned.This digest contains recently published resources from HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and its national, state, and local partners.New ResourcesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) TRAIN: Training on Homelessness for Public Health ProvidersEviction Prevention for CoCsUpcoming Office HoursDate and Time: September 23, 2022, at 2:30 PM EDTPlease note: There will be no Office Hours held on Friday,…

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National Preparedness Month – Week 1: Make a Plan

National Preparedness Month – Week 1: Make a PlanSeptember is National Preparedness Month. Its purpose is to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This year’s National Preparedness Campaign theme is "A Lasting Legacy: The life you’ve built is worth protecting." Prepare for disasters to create a legacy for you and your family.Throughout the month of September, the HUD Exchange will send out weekly messages across the following themes:Week 1: Make a PlanWeek 2: Build a KitWeek 3: Prepare for DisastersWeek 4: Teach Youth about PreparednessWeek 1: Make a PlanWhat is your shelter plan?What is your evacuation route?What is your family/household communication plan?Do you need to update your emergency preparedness kit?Additional information about Making a Plan…

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The 2020 AHAR Part 2 is Now Available

The 2020 AHAR Part 2 is Now AvailableThis information was originally distributed via HUD.gov. HUD Exchange is redistributing the information for awareness.Last month HUD released the 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) Part 2. This is the second of a two-part report that provides estimates of the scale of sheltered and unsheltered homelessness in the U.S. The 2019 and 2020 Part 1 reports, which were published in January 2020 and March 2021, provide one-night estimates of sheltered and unsheltered homelessness at the state, local, and national levels. This report provides a national estimate of people who utilized shelter programs at some point during the year in both 2019 and 2020. The 2019 data was previously delayed due to the pandemic and…

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COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – September 6, 2022

COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – September 6, 2022The emergence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) calls for enhanced cooperation between public health authorities, homeless service systems, and other partners at the local level. To support these partnerships and the vulnerable households served, HUD and its partners are issuing guidance from subject matter experts on best practices and lessons learned.This digest contains recently published resources from HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and its national, state, and local partners.New ResourcesAddressing Your Concerns About the COVID-19 Booster Shot (Updated)Information about Vaccinating Your Child (Updated)Commonly Asked Questions About MonkeypoxMonkeypox Info You Should Know FlyerWorking with Local Partners to Prevent and Respond to Monkeypox TransmissionUpcoming Office HoursDate and Time: September 23, 2022, at…

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Tribal Consultation on Funding to Assist Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Tribal Consultation on Funding to Assist Youth Experiencing HomelessnessThis information was originally distributed via HUD.gov. HUD Exchange is redistributing the information for awareness.The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (Public Law 117-103) included $72 million for Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) grants with priority given to communities with substantially rural populations, as well as $25 million for system improvement grants. As part of HUD’s commitment to its Tribal Consultation Policy and the government-to-government relationship with Indian tribes, HUD is seeking Tribal feedback on how these funds should be awarded.On September 7, 2022, and September 15, 2022, at 2:00 PM EDT, the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) will sponsor two consultation sessions with Tribal nations. The sessions are intended to provide information and…

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FY 2022 CoC Program Competition Upcoming Deadlines

FY 2022 CoC Program Competition Upcoming DeadlinesThere are upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition deadlines. CoC Collaborative Applicants need to take several actions to meet the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) requirements and submit by 8:00 PM EDT on September 30, 2022.Upcoming Deadlines Required ActivitiesDeadlinesCoC Notification to Project ApplicantsThe CoC is required to notify, in writing outside of e-snaps, all Project Applicants who submitted their project applications to the CoC by the CoC-established deadline whether their project application(s) will be accepted and ranked on the CoC Priority Listing, rejected, or reduced by the CoC no later than 15 days of the FY 2022 application deadline. For more information, view Section VI.F.1.d of the FY 2022 NOFO.September 15, 2022CoCs must publicly post…

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New Resources for DCTA Recipients and Smaller Distressed Communities

New Resources for DCTA Recipients and Smaller Distressed CommunitiesThis library of resources, relevant to Distressed Cities and Persistent Poverty Technical Assistance (DCTA) recipients and smaller distressed communities, features a wide range of resources, reports, webinars and funding opportunities that might be of interest to small governments, tribal organizations and non-profits, including COVID-19 recovery information. Check back regularly for new resources and information!The following resources are the newest webinars, reports, and other information available on the DCTA Program Resources page.Funding OpportunitiesFY2022 Historic Preservation Fund- History of Equal Rights- Preservation Grants, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park ServiceSeptember 14, 2022 2022 Family Self-Sufficiency NOFO, HUDOctober 03, 2022 National Tribal Broadband Grant (NTBG), U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian AffairsOctober 17, 2022 Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency…

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