Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (Recovery Act Funded)

To provide financial and other assistance to prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless and help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized.



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.

Contact appropriate HUD Field Office.


Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2008: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2009: Financial assistance and services will be provided to help prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless and to assist those who are already homeless to become rapidly re-housed. Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Grantees may use the grant for activities relating to the prevention of homelessness and rapid re-housing for homeless individuals and families, including: 1) financial assistance, such as short-term and medium-term rental assistance, security and utility deposits, and utility assistance; 2) housing relocation and stabilization services including housing search, mediation, credit repair, moving cost assistance, and case management, 3) Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) costs, and 4) Administrative costs, not to exceed five percent of the grant.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals): Housing.

Local (includes State-designated lndian Tribes, excludes institutions of higher education and hospitals: Housing.

U.S.

Territories and possessions (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Housing

Beneficiary Eligibility

Individual/Family

Credentials/Documentation

States, metropolitan cities, urban counties, and territories that elect to participate in the program must submit to HUD: (1) an application, and (2) all required certifications. The details of this required documentation will be established in the forthcoming Federal Register notice. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the State office or official designated as the single point of contact for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

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. To be eligible, each grantee must submit an application, the details of which will be published in the forthcoming Federal Register notice. Each participating grantee must submit certifications required by HUD.

Award Procedures

HUD will review the grantee"s application and execute a grant agreement.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Title XII.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Each State, metropolitan city, urban county, and territory should submit its application per the requirements described in the forthcoming Federal Register notice.

This will be established in the forthcoming Federal Register notice.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

None.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Title 24, Chapter V, Part 576, Subpart A, Public Law 111-5.This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Upon HUD"s receipt and review of the application, grant awards will be made within a period of time that is to be established in the forthcoming Federal Register notice. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: No information provided.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Each grantee shall submit an Interim Performance Report, due in October 2009, thereafter a Quarterly Performance Report covering the amount of funds allocated for the 4 eligible HPRP activities (Financial Assistance, Services, Data Collection and Evaluation and Administrative Costs)and the amount expended for each of these categories, the estimated unduplicated number of individuals and families served, and the estimate of the numbers of new jobs created and jobs retained and other data items.

The Annual Performance Report will gather information on outputs such as number and demographic characteristics served, HPRP funds expended by activity type and number of jobs created and retained and outcomes related to housing stability.

Each grantee shall quarterly and annually report on its uses of funds and program progress in a HUD-approved format within deadlines provided in the forthcoming Federal Register notice.

Quarterly monitoring reports required.

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 States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Institutions," State and local governments that expend total Federal financial assistance of $500,000 or more within their fiscal year must have an independent financial audit conducted for that year. This single audit combines the government"s annual financial statement audit with additional audit coverage of its Federal funds.

Records

Grantees and recipients must retain records for a length of time to be specified in the forthcoming notice.

Financial Information

Account Identification

86-0193-0-1-604 - 86-0193 2009/2011.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $1,350,000,000; FY 10 est $150,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

For fiscal year 2009, the grant allocations ranged from $412,935 to $73,929,729. The mean average allocation was $2,763,889.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

The program is governed by a notice to be published in the Federal Register within 30 days of the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Contact appropriate HUD Field Office.

Headquarters Office

Michael Roanhouse Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs,
Room 7262,
Office of Community Planning and Development,
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington 20410 Email: Michael.Roanhouse@hud.gov Phone: (202) 402-3400

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

HUD will review applications and approve grantee proposals based on criteria established in the forthcoming notice.



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