The purpose of the HOPE VI Main Street Program is to provide grants to small communities to assist in the renovation of an historic or traditional central business district or "Main Street" area by replacing unused commercial space in buildings with affordable housing units. The objectives of the program are to: Redevelop Main Street areas; Preserve historic or traditional architecture or design features in Main Street areas properties by replacing unused commercial space in buildings with affordable housing units; Enhance economic development efforts in Main Street areas; and provide affordable housing in Main Street areas.
HUD is making available through this NOFA $500,000 for HOPE VI Main Street Grant Program. HUD expects to make approximately one (1) FY 2014 award from the funds available under this NOFA. HUD intends to award one FY2015 grant to applicants from this FY2014 NOFA, provided funds are appropriated by Congress for programs subject to Section 24 of the United States Housing Act of 1937. HUD reserves the right to award grant funds in FY2015 to applicants from this NOFA. The award of FY2015 Main Street funds to FY2014 applicants is contingent upon future congressional action. HUD's intent to award FY2015 funds to FY2014 applicants will be announced separately if such funds become available.
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5800-N-07
Opportunity Title: HOPE VI Main Street
Competition ID: MS-07
CFDA No.: 14.878
OMB Approval Numbers: 2577-0208; Expiration date 9/30/2014
Deadline Date: August 18, 2014
Webcast Date: None
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