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 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 (AUGF) - 7015.16

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 and Completing Part 50 Reviews

This video shows HUD staff how to complete and certify a Part 50 environmental review in HEROS.

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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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HEROS: Completing Part 58 Reviews

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).

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HEROS: Working with Partners

This video shows HUD and Responsible Entities (RE) how to work with Partners to complete an environmental review in HEROS.

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HEROS: Using HEROS as a Partner

This video shows Partner users how to use HEROS to assist REs and HUD with environmental reviews.

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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 video demonstrates the administrative functions in HEROS.

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