Funds are available to provide, under cooperative agreements with HUD, training activities designed to improve and standardize the quality of counseling provided by housing counselors employed by participating agencies. Participating agencies are all housing counseling and intermediary organizations
participating in HUDs Housing Counseling Program, including HUD-approved agencies, and affiliates and branches of HUD-approved intermediaries, HUD-approved Multi-state organizations, and state housing finance agencies.
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Applicants must be public or private nonprofit organizations and must have tax exempt status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3).
Applicants must have at least two years of experience providing the majority of types of housing counseling training services nationwide that are both listed under Section III.C.2 of this NOFA and proposed in their application.
The only exception to this requirement is that public or nonprofit organizations with at least 2 years experience providing Reverse Mortgage counseling training or Fair Lending Abuse and Mortgage Fraud training nationwide can apply for grants for providing reverse mortgage counseling training or Fair Lending Abuse and Mortgage Fraud training exclusively.
Applicants may utilize in-house staff, sub-grant recipients, consultants, and networks of local organizations with requisite experience and capacity.
However, one organization must be designated as the primary applicant.
Sub-grantees must be public or private nonprofit organizations and must have tax exempt status under section 501(a) pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code [26 USC 501(a) and (c)(3)].
The Work Plan must indicate that the applicant is capable of providing all the housing counseling training topics listed in section III.C.
The only exceptions to this requirement are organizations proposing to provide Reverse Mortgage counseling training, or Fair Lending Abuse and Mortgage Fraud training, exclusively.
The proposal must include a scholarship element, detailing the full or partial costs to be covered, including travel, hotel, and tuition expenses to be awarded to housing counselors.
The proposed training program must be national in scope.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact: Agency Email Description: Agency Email:
Gerard.P.Donahoe@hud.gov Date Posted:
2009-06-16Application Due Date: