Research and Evaluations, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization

This is a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development s (HUD) for Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization (HUDRD).

Through this NOFA, HUD plans to solicit applications for cooperative agreements to engage in research,
evaluations, demonstrations, and data analysis and utilization activities.

Funding will be available under three different categories or "functions":

Research and Evaluation;
Demonstrations; and
Data analysis and utilization.

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 - None.


Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Costs incurred in the timely completion of the research product, includes but are not limited to, the researchers salary, computer software, purchase of data, travel expenses to collect data or to make presentations at meetings, transcription services, and compensation for study participants.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility


Beneficiary Eligibility



No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

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.


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. Eligible organizations will submit an application under a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) that will be published online at The NOFA will provide for the relevant application requirements. It will also be subject to criteria published annually by HUD in its General Section to the Department"s NOFAs for Discretionary Programs for that Fiscal Year.

Award Procedures

Two types of reviews will be conducted: First, HUD will review each application to determine whether it meets threshold eligibility requirements. Second, applications will be reviewed by panels consisting of at least two independent reviewers and a panel manager. The reviewers will review and assign scores to applications that meet threshold eligibility requirements using the Factors for Award noted in Section V.A.


Not Applicable.


This program is authorized under Section 501 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. §1701z-1) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2014 , Public Law 113-76.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time






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

HUD makes grants available for a performance period to be designated in the cooperative agreement. Awards will be for a period not to exceed 60 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.

Post Assistance Requirements


Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

All researchers that receive funds under this program NOFA are required to submit Quarterly Performance Reports in a manner specified by HUD, with descriptions of tasks accomplished, and a narrative explanation of any disparity between projected and actual results.

Budget reporting, indicating the draw down toward each task and providing sufficient details.

At HUD s request, the awardee will provide monthly budget reporting.

GTR will monitor tasks, effort, and invoices.


Not Applicable.


The official applicant must maintain information on grant disbursement.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 13 $0; FY 14 est $3,000,000; and FY 15 est $3,000,000 - None.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$50,000 minimum funding amount for successful applicants.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Applicants will respond to competitive requirements contained in a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) published in the Federal Register and available on

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None. None.

Headquarters Office

Sandra Susan Brunson 451 7th Street, Room 8230, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Phone: 2024023852

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

A competitive process is used in selecting grants. Criteria will be published in the annual NOFA.

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