HUD has developed a series of "How To" videos (formerly e-tutorials) to introduce and demonstrate the HUD Environmental Review Online System (HEROS). This series of short videos consists of brief, topic-specific tutorials that demonstrate how to use HEROS.
For more information on HEROS availability, visit the HEROS main page
This session demonstrates how to package and preview the environmental review record
This session demonstrates how to finalize exempt and categorically excluded not subject to 58.5 (CENST) reviews.
This session demonstrates how to finalize categorically excluded subject to 58.5 (CEST) reviews.
This session demonstrates how to finalize environmental assessments.
This session demonstrates how to complete the Request for Release of Funds and Certification, also known as the RROF or Form 7015.15.
This session demonstrates how State Agencies or HUD complete the Authority to Use Grant Funds, also known as the AUGF or Form 7015.16.
This session demonstrates how to update the environmental review record for a completed review and record mitigation and reevaluation.
This video demonstrates how to complete Part 58 reviews in HEROS for the three most common levels of review; Categorically Excluded Not Subject to 58.5 (CENST), Categorically Excluded Subject to 58.5 (CEST), Environmental Assessment (EA).
This session demonstrates how to set up a categorically excluded broad-level tiered review.
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.