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New FY2017 Housing Counseling NOFA FAQs, Webinar Training for HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies Applying for the Supplemental FY 2017 NOFA for HUD Comprehensive Grant Funds

February 09, 2017 Print ShareThis

New FY2017 Housing Counseling NOFA FAQs:

New Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HUD's Fiscal Year 2017 Supplemental Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program are now available.

Please note that HUD staff cannot assist applicants in preparing their applications. Please direct all questions via email to housing.counseling@hud.gov with "FY17 Supplemental NOFA" in the subject line.


Webinar Training for HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies Applying for the Supplemental FY 2017 NOFA for HUD Comprehensive Grant Funds:

Title: Webinar: Supplemental FY 2017 NOFA for HUD Comprehensive Grant Funds.
Date: February 16, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time
After registering on-line, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Eligible Applicants:

  • All housing counseling agencies directly approved by HUD, and State Housing Finance Agencies (SHFAs), that were not awarded FY 2016 funds from the 2016 - 2017 NOFA (directly or as a sub-grantee). HUD approval must have been received prior to the NOFA publication date of January 31, 2017.
  • Agencies who received 2016 funding as an LHCA or through an SHFA or Intermediary and subsequently received HUD approval as a newly approved Intermediary or MSO on or after February 18, 2016 and prior to January 31, 2017.
  • An agency that has not been approved but meets the qualifications for approval may affiliate with a State Housing Finance Agency or Intermediary.   

Learn more about this NOFA by visiting grants.gov. Please review the December 22, 2016 Listserv email "Reminder for All HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies Preparing to Submit Grant Applications to Grants.gov" for instructions on how to register with Grants.gov. You can find copies of all Office of Housing Counseling listserv emails on-line in our Listserv Archive.

Please direct any questions to housing.counseling@hud.gov


HUD OHC Listserv Bulk Subscriptions

Some housing counselors have asked, "How do I sign up my entire agency staff for HUD Office of Housing Counseling (HUD-OHC) mailing list updates?" It is easy... Just list your staff email addresses like this:
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bbb@xyz.com
ccc@xyz.com
You can send in one email address or your entire agency. Then email your list to HUD's OHC. If you have a housing counseling industry friend who you want to subscribe to this mailing list, provide the instructions for subscribing or forward them this email.


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