HEROS "How To" Videos

Introduction to HEROS

HEROS: Getting Started

This session provides an overview of the benefits and functionalities of the system, instructions for obtaining access to HEROS, and navigational symbols and conventions that are used throughout the system.

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Performing an Environmental Review in HEROS

HEROS: Starting a New Environmental Review

This session demonstrates how to start an environmental review in HEROS.

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HEROS: Assign Feature

This session demonstrates how to use the assign feature.

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HEROS: Determining Level of Review

This session demonstrates how to determine and document the level of review and introduce the Level of Review Determination Assistance (LORDA).

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HEROS: Related Federal Laws and Authorities

This session demonstrates how to document compliance with the related federal laws and authorities listed in 24 CFR 58.5 and 58.6.

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HEROS: Environmental Assessment Analysis

This session provides guidance on completing the additional analysis required for environmental assessments.

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HEROS: Packaging and Previewing the Environmental Review Record

This session demonstrates how to package and preview the environmental review record

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HEROS: Completing the Environmental Review Record - Exempt and Categorically Excluded NOT Subject to 58.5 Reviews

This session demonstrates how to finalize exempt and categorically excluded not subject to 58.5 (CENST) reviews.

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HEROS: Completing the Environmental Review Record - Categorically Excluded Subject to 58.5 Reviews

This session demonstrates how to finalize categorically excluded subject to 58.5 (CEST) reviews.

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HEROS: Completing the Request for Release of Funds and Certification

This session demonstrates how to complete the Request for Release of Funds and Certification, also known as the RROF or Form 7015.15.

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HEROS: Authority to Use Grant Funds

This session demonstrates how State Agencies or HUD complete the Authority to Use Grant Funds, also known as the AUGF or Form 7015.16.

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HEROS: Certifying Part 50 Reviews

This session demonstrates how HUD staff can use HEROS to approve and certify environmental reviews completed under 24 CFR Part 50.

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HEROS: Mitigation and Reevaluation of a Completed Review

This session demonstrates how to update the environmental review record for a completed review and record mitigation and reevaluation.

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Performing a Tiered Environmental Review in HEROS

HEROS: Setting up a Broad-Level or Tier 1 Review

This session demonstrates how to set up a broad-level tiered review (also known as a tier 1 or programmatic review).

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HEROS: Completing a Categorically Excluded Broad-Level or Tier 1 Review

This session demonstrates how to set up a categorically excluded broad-level tiered review.

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HEROS: Adding a Site-Specific or Tier 2 Review

This session demonstrates how to add site-specific or tier 2 reviews to a broad-level or tier 1 review.

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HEROS Administration and Special User Roles

HEROS: Administrative Functions

This session explains the administrative functions, including updating a user's profile and privileges.

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HEROS: Non-Responsible Entity Recipients and Consultants

This session demonstrates the user roles for non-responsible entity recipients (including subrecipients, non-profit recipients or public housing authorities) that are the recipient of HUD funding but do not act as the Responsible Entity. This session also demonstrates the consultant role, reserved for users hired by HUD or a Responsible Entity.

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