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Rural Gateway Peer-to-Peer Web Conference: An Overview of the VHRMP NOFO

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Date:

May 18, 2021 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Location:

Online

Scheduled for May 18, 2021, this call offered participants the opportunity to learn about the Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program (VHRMP) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), HUD is awarding $9.4 million to eligible organizations to modify and rehabilitate the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and living with disabilities. HUD expects to make approximately 10 awards from the funds available under this NOFO with minimum awards of $700,000 and maximum awards of $1 million.

Speakers

  • Jackie L. Williams, Ph.D., Moderator, Director, Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD
  • Robin J. Keegan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD
  • Jovette G. Gadson, Senior Community Planning and Development Specialist, Office of Community Planning and Development, Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development, HUD
  • Lisa D. Peoples, Senior Community Planning and Development Specialist, Office of Community Planning and Development, Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development, HUD
  • Jason Latona, Chief, Specially Adapted Housing, Veterans Benefits Administration, Loan Guaranty Service, VA
  • Oscar Hines, Senior Program Analyst, Specially Adapted Housing, Veterans Benefits Administration, Loan Guaranty Service, VA

More Information about the Rural Gateway Clearinghouse

The Rural Gateway is an information clearinghouse providing technical assistance, peer learning, and resource sharing to support rural housing and economic development.

One-on-One Technical Assistance

Ask your technical assistance questions: 1-877-RURAL-26.

A bilingual operator is available from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET, Monday - Friday, to answer your housing, infrastructure, and economic development questions.

Questions can also be submitted via email to rhed@hud.gov.

Peer Learning and Resource Sharing

Access funding alerts and learn more about innovative strategies.

Rural Gateway resources include:

  • Mailing lists that connect you to others engaged in rural community development across the country
  • Conference Calls highlight model programs and provide an opportunity to ask questions and interact with your peers
  • Federal Agency Rural Programs/Resources and Funding Opportunity links to numerous federal programs across agencies that provide grants and loans for rural communities
  • Case Studies illustrating common challenges and innovative strategies

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