Office of Housing Environmental Review Fact Sheets

Last updated: April 2022

This page contains information on important Office of Housing topics as they relate to the environmental review process.

An environmental review is the process of reviewing a project and its potential environmental impacts to determine whether it meets federal, state, and local environmental standards. The environmental review process is required for all HUD-assisted and insured Office of Housing projects to ensure that the proposed project does not negatively impact the surrounding environment, and that the property site itself will not have an adverse environmental or health effect on residents.

Additional information and resources that can be found on the Office of Housing Environmental Review Resources page.

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Project Aggregation Examples

Environmental Conditions at Firm

Underground Storage Tank Integrity Tests

Programmatic Agreements for Section 106 that Apply to FHA

HUD’s EIS Waiver Process for Sites in the Unacceptable Noise Zone

MAP Guide on Acceptable Separation Distance, Fall Hazards, and Pipelines

Acceptable Separation Distance

Fall Hazards and Pipelines Applicability

Pipeline Assessment

Additional Guidance on Maintenance in Environmental Review of Office of Housing Programs