Planning Grants NOFA
The FY2014 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) was issued on Friday, June 13, 2014 and announced approximately $5 million of the FY14 Choice Neighborhoods funding for Planning Grants. Applications were due August 12, 2014.
Implementation Grants NOFA
The FY2014 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants Notice of Funds Availability was issued on November 6, 2014 and announced approximately $76 million available for awards. Eligible applicants are public housing authorities, local governments, nonprofits, tribal entities and for-profit developers. Applications must present a plan to revitalize a severely distressed public and/or HUD-assisted multifamily housing project located in a distressed neighborhood into a viable, mixed-income community. Applications were due February 9, 2015.
HUD established a mapping tool for the purposes of establishing neighborhood eligibility and to assign points for certain rating factors. This mapping tool will overlay the locally defined neighborhood boundaries with data associated with that area and estimate the rates of certain indicators in that neighborhood using a proportional allocation methodology. Click here for the Mapping Tool.