HUD Releases Notice on CDBG-DR Allocations, Consolidated Waivers and Alternative Requirements

On Jan. 18, HUD published Notice 2023-00721, which addresses requirements for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grants. This applies to funds for disasters that occurred in 2020 and 2021 allocated by the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2022. Very significantly, many requirements address amendments to the Consolidated Notice, which focus on waivers and alternative requirements for CDBG-DR grantees.

This notice applies to grantees starting January 23, 2023.

Sections that are primarily covered in the notice include:

  • Allocations
  • Use of Funds
  • Overview of the Grant Process
  • Applicable Rules, Statues, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements
  • Duration of Funding

To get a complete detailed analysis of the notice, please see our Jan 31 edition of The NAHRO Monitor.

For the original version of the notice within the Federal Register please see here.

HUD Publishes Lead and Health Hazard Notice of Funding Opportunity for Public Housing

Applications due April 13, 2023

HUD has combined Housing-related Health Hazards and Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program funding for public housing. PHAs may apply for grants to reduce “lead-based paint, carbon monoxide, mold, radon, fire, and asbestos.”

Find the application form on here, the HUD press release here, and more information in the January 31st edition of The NAHRO Monitor.