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Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Department's Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program

Post Date

February 18th 2016

Application Due Date

April 4th 2016

Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.

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a. All housing counseling agencies (including LHCAs, Intermediaries and MSOs) that are directly approved by HUD to participate in the HUD Housing Counseling Program prior to the NOFA issue date and SHFAs are eligible for this NOFA. Housing Counseling agencies that have not received HUD approval but meet the Housing Counseling Program approval criteria at 24 C.F.R. § 214.103 are encouraged to affiliate with a HUD-approved Intermediary or SHFA. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.


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    $0 - $0

Grant Description

This NOFA provides information and instructions for the FY 2016 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program. This NOFA is comprised of both the General Section to the Department’s FY 2016 NOFAs for Discretionary Programs (General Section) published September 24, 2015, and this program section to the NOFA. In addition to the application requirements set forth in this document, Applicants must also comply with the requirements established in the General Section, and all Housing Counseling Program requirements. HUD reserves the right to award both FY 2016 and FY 2017 funds on the basis of this single NOFA competition. FY 2017 grant awards under this NOFA are contingent upon the availability of appropriations.

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