Community Development Block Grants/Special Purpose Grants/Insular Areas - (Recovery Act Funded)

To provide community development assistance to the
Pacific Islands of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands,
and the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean.

Insular CDBG-R program funds are to be used to maximize job retention and creation, and economic benefit, carry out infrastructure
improvements on an expedited basis, carry out activities to encourage energy efficiency, and provide assistance to unemployed persons.

Agency - Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Honolulu Field Office and the HUD San Juan Field Office as listed in Appendix IV of the print edition of this Catalog.

Or on the Internet, see: http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm.


Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2008: Accomplishment data for the new program will be reported as proportion of spending for public improvements, acquisition, and public services. Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Activities must be eligible under 24
CFR 570 Subpart C.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

U.S.

Territories and possessions (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Community Development (includes Federal surplus property)

Beneficiary Eligibility

Moderate Income; Low Income

Credentials/Documentation

Costs will be determined in accordance
with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. HUD is treating a grantee s use of its Insular CDBG-R grant to be a substantial amendment to its current approved consolidated plan and FY 2008 annual action plan. To receive Insular CDBG-R funding, each grantee eligible to receive the funding must submit an action plan substantial amendment to HUD in accordance with instructions to be published in the Federal Register. Each grantee will have until 30 days from the date the Federal Register Notice is published to complete and submit a substantial amendment to its annual action plan. This submission will include a signed standard federal form SF-424, signed certifications, and a substantial action plan amendment. HUD is providing alternative requirements to 42 U.S.C. 5304(a)(2) and waiving 24 CFR 91.105(k) and 91.115(i) to the extent necessary to allow the grantee to provide for citizen comment for its initial Insular CDBG-R submission, and to require that, at the time of submission to HUD, each grantee post its approved action plan amendment and any subsequent amendments on its official website along with a summary of citizen comments received within the comment period. After HUD processes and approves the plan amendment and both HUD and the grantee have signed the grant agreement, HUD will establish the grantee s line of credit in the amount of funds included in the Action Plan amendment, up to the allocation amount.

Award Procedures

After HUD processes and approves the plan amendment and both HUD and the grantee have signed the grant agreement, HUD will establish the grantee s line of credit in the amount of funds included in the Action Plan amendment, up to the allocation amount.

Deadlines

May 06, 2009 to Jun 05, 2009: Each grantee will have until 30 days from the date the Federal Register Notice is published to complete and submit a substantial amendment to its annual action plan.

Authorization

Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Title I, as amended, Public Law 93-383; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Title XII, Public Law 111-5.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

To receive Insular CDBG-R funding, each grantee eligible to receive the funding must submit a substantial action plan amendment to HUD in accordance with instructions to be published in the Federal Register. Each grantee will have until 30 days from the date of the Federal Register Notice is published to complete and submit a substantial amendment to its annual action plan.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

None.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Assistance is available until project completion, and is released through a letter of credit. Grantees are encouraged to give priority to activities that can obligate funds by competitive contract within 120 days of the funds being made available. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Annual performance reports.

Annual performance reports as required by 24 CFR 91.520;
SF-272 Federal Cash Transactions Report.

No progress reports are required.

No expenditure reports are required.

Quarterly performance reports to be posted by HUD to www.recovery.gov.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133, "Audits of State and Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations", nonfederal entities that expend $500,000 or more in a
year in Federal awards should have a single audit conducted for that year in accordance with the provisions of he Circular.

Records

All records applicable to the assistance project must be
kept for three years following the submission of the final expenditure
report or until all audit findings have been resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification

86-0161-0-1-451 - 86-0161 2009/2010.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $7,000,000; FY 10 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Insular CDBG-R funds awarded in FY 2009: American Samoa: $963,516; Guam: $2,851,151; Northern Marianas:$1,374,719; Virgin Islands: $1,810,614.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

24 CFR 570 Subpart F.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Honolulu Field Office and the HUD San Juan Field Office as listed in Appendix IV of the print edition of this Catalog. Or on the Internet, see: http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm.

Headquarters Office

Stephen M Rhodeside Office of Block Grant Assistance, Community
Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development,
451 7th St., SW., Washington 20410 Email: Stephen.M.Rhodeside@hud.gov Phone: (202) 708-1322

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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