HUD's competitive funding Notice of Funding Availability (NOFAs) contain the requirement that an applicant must provide a copy of their Code of Conduct prior to entering into an agreement with HUD. Failure to provide a copy of an organization's Code of Conduct will prohibit applicants from receiving HUD funding.
The Code of Conduct:
- Must prohibit the solicitation and acceptance of gifts or gratuities by officers, employees, and agents for their personal benefit in excess of minimal value;
- Outline administrative and disciplinary actions available to remedy violations of such standards,
- Describe the method to be used to ensure that all officers, employees and agents of the organization are aware of the Code of Conduct, and
- Must be written on company letterhead that provides a mailing address, authorized official name, and telephone number.
To find if your organization has a Code of Conduct on file, select the state below in which your organization is located.