Asthma Interventions in Public and Assisted Multifamily Housing

The major objectives of this NOFA are to support: (1) Development and implementation of cost effective, replicable interventions and protocols for the control of asthma among residents of federally assisted, multifamily housing, praticularly with children; (2) Creation of sustainable programs and policies
that reduce exposure to asthma triggers in the indoor environment (e.g., IPM, smoke-free housing); (3) Evaluations of the effectiveness (including cost-effectiveness) of asthma control programs and interventions in improving the health of residents and their understanding of asthma management practices; The purpose of the Healthy Homes Technical Studies program is to improve our knowledge of housing-related health hazards.

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.



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

For Fiscal Year 2010, potential applicants should consult the General Section of the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates.

The applications for this NOFA can be found at http://www.hud.gov/Grants.

This is an on-line application.

You must have a DUNS Number.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Beneficiary Eligibility: Residents of federally assisted multi-family housing.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Applicant Eligibility: Academic, not-for-profit and for-profit institutions located in the U.S. (for-profit firms are not allowed to profit from the project), state and local governments, and Federally recognized Native American tribes are eligible under all existing authorizations. Federal agencies and federal employees are not eligible to submit applications.
The General Section of the SuperNOFA provides additional eligibility requirements.

Credentials/Documentation

Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State, local and Federally Recognized Indian Tribal governments and specific requirements of 24 CFR Part 85. Costs will be determined for nonprofit and educational institutions in accordance with OMB Circulars No. A-122 and No. A-21, respectively, and
in accordance with the requirements of 24 CFR Part 84. 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. The competitive Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) for fiscal year 2010 Asthma Intervention in Multi-Family Housing Grant Program provides information about the application procedure. Copies of the published NOFA and application forms may be downloaded from the HUD website at http://www.hud.gov/Grants. Other relevant information can be found at HUD"s website, www.hud.gov, or the Office"s website, http://www.hud.gov/lead. Completed applications must be submitted to Grants.gov.

Award Procedures

HUD"s review and awarding procedures are explained in the NOFA.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2010,, Public Law 111-8.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Asthma Intervention in Multi-Family Housing grants are awarded up to 36 months after the date of award. HUD reserves the right to approve no cost time extensions for a period not to exceed 12 months. Payment is on a cost-reimbursable basis. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment is on a cost-reimbursable basis.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Quarterly financial management and performance reports are required.

Quarterly financial management and performance reports are required.

Quarterly financial management and performance reports are 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.

Records

Records: As required by OMB Circular A-102, "Grants and Cooperative Agreements With State and Local Governments" or OMB Circular A-110, "Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations.".

Financial Information

Account Identification

86-0174-0-1-451.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 09 $0; FY 10 est $2,000,000; FY 11 est $2,000,000 - Obligations: (Grants) FY 09 $0; and FY 10 $2,000,000, and FY 11 $2,000,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: The total amount to be awarded is approximately $2.6 million. The anticipated amounts and/or numbers of individual awards will be approximately 5 to 8 cooperative agreements, with each not to exceed $600,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

The Notice of Funding Availability and Application files are self-contained; all necessary information is provided at http://www.hud.gov/Grants; no other regulations pertain.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

J. Kofi Berko, Jr., 451 Seventh Street, SW, Room 8236, Washington, District of Columbia 20410-3000 Email: J.Kofi.berko@hud.gov Phone: (202) 402-7696.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

For Fiscal Year 2010 HUD will use the technical and financial selection criteria listed in the NOFA.



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