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FY 2022 Income Limits Published for ESG, HOME, and HTF, and FY 2022 Rent Limits Published for HOME and HTF

FY 2022 Income Limits Published for ESG, HOME, and HTF, and FY 2022 Rent Limits Published for HOME and HTFFY 2022 Income LimitsThe FY 2022 Income Limits for the following programs are published and effective June 15, 2022:Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG)HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)Housing Trust Fund (HTF)Income limits for the following programs are also effective June 15, 2022, but not yet published:Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)CDBG Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR)Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA)Please note the CDBG-DR Income Limits for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are published and effective April 18, 2022.FY 2022 Rent LimitsThe FY 2022 Rent Limits for the following programs have also been published and effective June 15, 2022:HOMEHTFHow Does this Affect…

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COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – May 24, 2022

COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – May 24, 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 ResourcesMaterials posted: ESG-CV Recipient Office Hours: Strategies for Meeting the June IDIS DeadlineMaterials posted: ESG-CV Updates WebinarUpdated: Summary of ESG Program Waivers and Alternative RequirementsUpcoming Office HoursDate and Time: June 3, 2022, at 2:30 PM EDTPlease note: There will be no Office…

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Reminder: Register Today: Resilient Building Codes Webinar Series

Reminder: Register Today: Resilient Building Codes Webinar SeriesRegistration is still open for the Action at the Community Level webinar on May 26, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT. Register today!In this webinar series, Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and CDBG Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) grantee staff will learn how upgrading local building codes to reflect resilient construction strategies can position them to better withstand the threats of natural hazards and severe weather events. Training ObjectivesParticipants will be able to:Develop a common understanding of what building codes are and why they are importantGain an understanding of the role that resilient building codes play in climate preparedness and community resilienceLearn current building code requirements for various hazards (coastal and inland flooding, wildfires, wind events, extreme temperatures,…

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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 OpportunitiesNFL Foundation Grassroots Program: A Community Football Fields Program, National Football League Foundation and Local Initiatives Support CorporationMay 31, 2022 NEA Grants for Arts Projects 2, FY2023, National Endowment for the ArtsJune 07, 2022 Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): A Grant Initiative for the Appalachian…

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HUD and ACF Announce Funding Opportunities for Youth Experiencing Homelessness or Housing Instability

HUD and ACF Announce Funding Opportunities for Youth Experiencing Homelessness or Housing InstabilityThis information was originally distributed via HUD.gov. HUD Exchange is redistributing the information for awareness.HUD and the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announced the newly released Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) for communities and organizations to build and expand housing and services for youth experiencing homelessness or housing instability.In March 2022, HUD released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program NOFO. The goal of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is to support selected communities in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness…

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FY 2021 CoC Award Summary Reports Now Available

FY 2021 CoC Award Summary Reports Now AvailableFY 2021 CoC Award Summary Reports by Component and Project Type for the Continuum of Care Program are now available on the HUD Exchange.Reports are available for each CoC and by state, commonwealth, and territory. The reports identify the number of projects and the total award amount by component type and project type for the respective geographies. Component types included in the reports are Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH), Rapid Rehousing (RRH), Transitional Housing (TH), Joint TH - and PH: RRH, Safe Haven, Supportive Services Only (SSO), Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), CoC Planning, and Unified Funding Agency (UFA) Costs. The data further identifies whether the projects are new, renewal, expansion, or Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program…

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Register Today: 2022 HTF Basics Webinar Series

Register Today: 2022 HTF Basics Webinar SeriesThe Housing Trust Fund (HTF) provides grants to states to produce and preserve affordable housing for extremely low- and very low-income households.This three-part webinar series will provide participants a detailed review of the regulatory requirements for the use of HTF program funds including eligible activities, long-term affordability requirements, eligible costs, the required policies and procedures, and the administrative requirements. Register today!Training ObjectivesParticipants will learn about:HTF regulations and how to implement the program in compliance with these requirementsWho Should Attend?This webinar series is intended for state grantees, sub-grantees, and their staff and development partners.Schedule and Registration Webinar TitleDates and TimesRegistrationHTF Basics Webinar 1May 26, 20221:00 - 3:00 PM EDTRegister NowHTF Basics Webinar 2June 1, 20221:00 - 3:00…

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Rural Gateway Peer-to-Peer Web Conference Call: Best Practices – Investing in Rural Prosperity – June 8, 2022 – 2:00 PM EDT

Rural Gateway Peer-to-Peer Web Conference Call: Best Practices - Investing in Rural Prosperity - June 8, 2022 - 2:00 PM EDTRural Gateway Peer-to-Peer Web Conference Call:Best Practices - Investing in Rural ProsperityDate: June 8, 2022Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDTThe Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development (ORHED) invites you to take part in the next Peer-to-Peer Web Conference Call. Scheduled for June 8, 2022, this call will offer participants the opportunity to learn more about best practices of investing in rural and underserved communities.Tim Lampkin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Higher Purpose, will focus on Black business ownership and community wealth in Mississippi. Caitlin Cain, Vice President and Rural Executive Director, will discuss climatic capacity in rural places. Gbenga Ajilore,…

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2020 and 2021 CDBG-DR Notice Published and Two Upcoming Webinars

2020 and 2021 CDBG-DR Notice Published and Two Upcoming Webinars2020 and 2021 CDBG-DR Notice PublishedToday, HUD published the Allocations for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and Implementation of the CDBG-DR Consolidated Waivers and Alternative Requirements Notice.In October 2021, HUD allocated $2 billion in CDBG-DR funds appropriated by the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022 to assist in long-term recovery from disasters occurring in 2020. In March 2022, HUD allocated an additional $722,688,000 in CDBG-DR funds from the Act for disasters occurring in 2020 and $2,213,595,000 in CDBG-DR funds from the Act for disasters occurring in 2021.This Allocation Announcement Notice applies the requirements of HUD’s CDBG-DR Consolidated Notice (“Consolidated Notice”) (Appendix B) and any amendments to the Consolidated Notice to…

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Updated HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Template and Tip Sheet

Updated HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Template and Tip SheetAn updated version of the HOME Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan Template is now available, along with a new Tip Sheet to provide clarified guidance for using the template.The updated template provides additional guidance for HOME-ARP Program Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) and does not impose any new requirements. This optional form may be used by PJs to submit their HOME-ARP allocation plans. PJs may opt to use this template or to submit their allocation plans in a different format, provided that all required elements in Notice CPD-21-10 are addressed. HOME-ARP allocation plans must be submitted as a substantial to amendment to the FY 2021 annual action plan in the eCon Planning Suite for…

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