Transformation Initiative Research Grants: Demonstration and Related Small Grants

The Office of Policy Development and Research is conducting several major demonstrations through contract studies in the following areas: Family Self-Sufficiency; Pre-Purchase Counseling; Sustainable Building Practices; and Homeless Families Intervention.

The purpose of this program is to enhance
these demonstrations by providing a vehicle for conducting a number of small research projects aimed at collecting additional/supplemental information and analyses.

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.

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

To support direct and indirect costs incurred in the timely completion of the research product.

Eligible costs include but are not limited to, the researcher s salary, assistants to work on the project, protected/release time for researcher who can demonstrate the need for a period of intensive research, computer software, purchase of data, travel expenses to collect data or to make presentations at meetings, transcription services, and compensation for interviews.


Funding will only be provided to researchers who meet the standards for eligible applicants outlined under this program.


Grant funds awarded under this program may not be used to pay for computer hardware and/or meals.

Fee or profit will not be paid for work done under this program.

Dissertation support is not eligible under this program.