Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Department's Fiscal Year 2023 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 9th, 2024
Close Date
February 8th, 2024
Total Funding
$40,250,000.00
Award Ceiling
$3,000,000.00
Award Floor
$1.00
Expected No. Awards
250
Opportunity No.
FR-6700-N-33

Agency

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Housing

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has posted a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Department's Fiscal Year 2023 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program. This grant program aims to provide funds to HUD-approved housing counseling agencies that offer counseling and advice to tenants and homeowners. The counseling services include assistance with property maintenance, financial management and literacy, and other relevant matters to help program clients improve their housing conditions, meet their financial needs, and fulfill their responsibilities as tenants or homeowners. The program plays a crucial role in helping individuals and families obtain housing and stay in their homes through sustainable homeownership or affordable rental housing. Housing counseling agencies also serve as an important resource for accessing local, state, federal, and private housing assistance and resources. The grant program has an estimated total funding of $40,250,000, with an expected number of 250 awards. The application deadline is February 8, 2024, at 11:59:59 PM Eastern time. For more information and to apply, visit the following link: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/cfo/gmomgmt/grantsinfo/fundingopps.

Description

The purpose of HUD’s Housing Counseling Grant Program is to provide funds to HUD-approved housing counseling agencies that provide counseling and advice to tenants and homeowners, with respect to property maintenance, financial management and literacy, and other matters as may be appropriate to assist program clients in improving their housing conditions, meeting their financial needs, and fulfilling the responsibilities of tenancy or homeownership. This NOFO plays an integral role in helping individuals and families obtain housing and stay in their homes through sustainable homeownership or affordable rental housing. Housing counseling agencies are an important safeguard in the prevention of housing scams and discrimination and serve as an important gateway to local, state, federal and private housing assistance and resources.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant