This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) announces the availability of funding of approximately $24 million for the Jobs Plus Pilot program for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) to develop locally-based approaches to increase earnings and advance employment outcomes for Public Housing residents. The NOFA will fund initiatives to improve employment and earnings outcomes for Public Housing residents through supports such as work readiness, employer linkages, job placement and financial literacy. Of the $24 million available, $9 million is made available from the ROSS appropriations to support the services element of the Jobs-Plus Pilot program.
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5800-N-24
Opportunity Title: Jobs Plus Pilot Program
Competition ID: JPP-24
CFDC No.: 14.895
OMB Approval Numbers: 2577-0281 exp. 10/31/2017
Deadline Date: December 17, 2014
CONTACT INFORMATION: HUD staff will be available to provide clarification on the content of this NOFA. Please note that HUD staff cannot assist applicants in preparing their applications. Questions regarding specific program requirements should be directed to the point of contact listed below. Anice Chenault, JobsPlus@hud.gov HUD will make available FAQs and/or a webcast regarding the Jobs Plus NOFA; any such information will be available at HUD's Fund's Available or on the NOFA-specific page that may be accessed from that page. Applicants may also check HUD's webcast page. Following selection, but prior to award, HUD staff will be available to assist in clarifying or confirming information that is a prerequisite to the offer of an award by HUD.