Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants (Recovery Act Funded)

To provide housing assistance to low-income Native Hawaiian families who are eligible to reside on Hawaiian Home Lands.

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

New construction, acquisition, rehabilitation including energy efficiency and conservation, and infrastructure development.

These funds may only be used for eligible activities that are consistent with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands housing plan.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals): Regional Development

Beneficiary Eligibility

Other Non-White; Low Income


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. Submission of a Housing Plan.

Award Procedures

Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant funds are provided to DHHL, the sole eligible grant recipient.


Not Applicable.


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Public Law 111-5.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

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

The statute requires that funds allocated to DHHL be obligated within one year of the date that funds are available to the recipient; that 50 percent of such funds be expended within 2 years; and that 100 percent of such funds be expended within 3 years of such date. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: No information provided.

Post Assistance Requirements


Annual Performance reports to HUD.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.


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. Compliance with the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133.


Grant files are maintained by HUD for 1 year after grant closeout and destroyed 6 years after grant closeout pursuant to the HUD Records and Disposition Handbook.

Financial Information

Account Identification

86-0327-0-1-604 - 86-0327 2009/2011.


(Project Grants) FY 08 $0; FY 09 est $10,200,000; FY 10 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance


Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

24 CFR Part 1006.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Claudine Allen Public and Indian Housing/Office of Native American Programs, 500 Ala Moana Blvd, Suite 3A, Honolulu 96813 Email: Phone: (808) 522-8175 ext . 223

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

In selecting projects to be funded, the recipient shall give priority to projects for which contracts can be awarded within 180 days from the date that funds are available to the recipient, and shall give priority to projects that will spur construction and rehabilitation and will create employment opportunities for low-income and unemployed persons.

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