"65 FR 9663"
Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices 9663 VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00343 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4725 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00344 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4725 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices 9665 FUNDING AVAILABILITY FOR THE governing the form of application FY 2000 HUD Appropriations Act, NEW APPROACH ANTI-DRUG submission (e.g., mailed applications, including FY 1999 carryover funding. PROGRAM (Formerly known as the express mail, overnight delivery, or (B) Maximum Grant Award. The Safe Neighborhood Grant Program) hand carried). maximum grant award amount is Address for Submitting Applications. limited to $250,000 per application. The Program Overview Submit your completed application on amount of funding requested must be Purpose of the Program. The purpose or before the application deadline at the within this maximum grant award. of this program is to provide funding to local HUD Field Office, Attention: (C) Reduction of Requested Grant owners or managers of certain housing Director of Multifamily Housing Amounts. You may be awarded an developments to: (1) Augment security; Programs or, in the case of the Native amount less than requested if: (1) HUD (2) assist in the investigation and American population, to the local HUD determines that some elements of the prosecution of drug-related criminal Administrator, Area Offices of Native proposed action plan are ineligible for activity in and around the housing American Programs (AONAPs), as funding; developments; and (3) provide for the appropriate. See Appendix A to the (2) HUD determines the amount development of capital improvements Drug Elimination Grants for Multifamily requested for an eligible activity and/or directly relating to the security of the Low Income Housing program section of any budget line item is not cost developments. With these grants, HUD the SuperNOFA and Appendix A to the effective; is taking a comprehensive (3) Insufficient amounts remain under General Section of the SuperNOFA for neighborhood/community-based the allocation to fund the full amount lists of local HUD Field Offices. approach to crime prevention. In you requested, and HUD determines For Application Kits. For an that partial funding is a viable option; applying, you will be required to application kit and any supplemental demonstrate that you have formed a or information, please call the SuperNOFA (4) HUD determines that a reduced partnership with units of general local Information Center at 1–800–HUD– government, including the local law grant would prevent duplicative Federal 8929. When requesting an application funding. enforcement agency, to play key roles in kit, please refer to the New Approach this partnership. Anti-Drug Program, and provide your III. Program Description; Eligible Available Funds. Approximately $27 name, address (including zip code) and Applicants; Eligible Activities million. telephone number (including area code). Eligible Applicants. Eligible (A) Program Description. (1) Purpose. Persons with hearing or speech The purpose of these competitive grants applicants include: units of general impairments may call the Center’s TTY is to assist entities managing or local government, public housing number at 1–800–HUD–2209. An operating Federally assisted multifamily agencies (PHAs), Indian tribes or application kit also will be available on housing developments, public and Tribally Designated Housing Entities the Internet through the HUD web site Indian housing developments (TDHEs), and owners of assisted at http://www.HUD.gov. (including those Indian housing units housing developments. To be an eligible For Further Information and formerly defined as public housing applicant, you must be an owner of an Technical Assistance. If you are located under section 3 of the U.S. Housing Act assisted housing development, as East of the Mississippi River, you may of 1937 and now counted as current defined in this program section of the contact Darlene Fete, Resident Initiative assisted stock under the Indian Housing SuperNOFA. A unit of general local Specialist, U.S. Department of Housing Block Grant Program), or other government may qualify if it operates an and Urban Development, North Carolina multifamily-housing developments for assisted housing development. PHAs, State Office, 2306 West Meadowview low-income families supported by non- TDHEs and Indian tribes are eligible Road, Greensboro, North Carolina Federal governmental housing entities applicants if they own a development 27407, telephone (336) 547–4034 or or similar housing developments with project-based Section 8 assistance, (336) 547–4131 (the TTY number), or supported by nonprofit private sources, as defined in the U.S. Housing Act of email Darlene B. Fete@hud.gov. If to augment security (including 1937, and that development is included you are located West of the Mississippi personnel costs), to solve security in the proposed plan and is located in River, you may contact Deanna problems in the long-term; assist in the the ‘‘project area’’ targeted to receive Beaudoin, Resident Initiatives investigation and/or prosecution of grant funds. Application Deadline. June 7, 2000. Specialist, U. S. Department of Housing drug-related criminal activity in and Match. None. and Urban Development, Colorado State around such developments, and provide Office, 633–17th Street, Denver, for capital improvements that Additional Information Colorado 80202–3607, telephone (303) comprehensively enhance security at If you are interested in applying for 672–5343 extension 1162 or email these developments. funding under this program, please Deanna E. Beaudoin@hud.gov. Drug-and crime-fighting activities, if review carefully the General Section of Satellite Broadcast. HUD will hold an only directed to a single assisted this SuperNOFA and the following information broadcast via satellite for housing development, may have the additional information. potential applicants to learn more about unfortunate effect of simply moving the the program and preparation of the problem to nearby housing and I. Application Due Date, Application application. For more information about businesses. The long term solution to Kits, Further Information, and the date and time of the broadcast, you the crime problems of assisted housing Technical Assistance should consult the HUD web site at developments and their surrounding Application Due Date. Your http://www.hud.gov. neighborhoods rest in a comprehensive completed application (an original and approach that changes the conditions— II. Amount Allocated two copies) is due on or before 6:00 pm, and the culture that exists. HUD local time on June 7, 2000, at the (A) Available Funding. believes that crime fighting efforts are address shown below. Approximately $27 million is available most effective when partnering takes See the General Section of this for funding under the New Approach place with law-enforcement agencies at SuperNOFA for specific procedures Anti-Drug Program, as provided in the various levels and with a full range of VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00345 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 9666 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices community stakeholders (such as PHAs and around public and assisted housing in cooperation with residents and local and TDHEs). Therefore, to address crime developments through the Drug governing bodies. HUD encourages in a comprehensive manner to receive Elimination Grant, Operation Safe owners to participate in Departmental funding, you must take the following Home, and Weed and Seed programs; and other Federal law enforcement actions: and partnering with the U.S. Attorney’s agencies’ programs such as: Operation (a) Have a subgrantee or subrecipient Office, the Federal Bureau of Safe Home, Operation Weed and Seed relationship with the local police Investigation, and the Drug Enforcement through the Department of Justice and department and the local district Agency. HUD now wishes to encourage the Safe Neighborhood Action Program attorney or prosecutor’s office. If the these successful partnerships to address (SNAP). The use of New Approach Anti- local police department, local district similar problems in and around Drug funds, however, must be part of a attorney or prosecutor’s office does not privately-owned, Federally assisted comprehensive approach. These funds have the legal authority to accept housing. In addition to providing points may indirectly support other Federal program funds or enter into a binding for applications which have established law enforcement activities provided that agreement with you, then you must these partnerships, HUD requires that at use is consistent with the provide funds through the unit of least one project in each targeted comprehensive approach. general local government—city or neighborhood be multifamily housing (f) Safe Neighborhood Action Program county. with either: (SNAP) Grants. (i) The New Approach (b) Enter into partnerships with the (i) A HUD-insured, held, or direct Anti-Drug Program was formerly known owners of, and resident organizations mortgage and Rental Assistance as the Safe Neighborhood Action in, assisted housing developments that Payments (RAP), Rent Supplement, or Program, announced June 12, 1994 by receive grant funds from you. interest reduction payments, or HUD, the National Assisted Housing Multifamily housing developments (ii) Section 8 project-based assistance Management Association (NAHMA), that may lack the ability to oversee grant with or without HUD interest in the and the U.S. Conference of Mayors functions may delegate this task to a project mortgage. (USCM). The New Approach Anti-Drug public housing authority or TDHE by This emphasis on HUD assisted Program was expanded from the SNAP making them a ‘‘fiduciary agent’’, by privately-owned housing does not Program to include funds to augment signed agreement, which must be part of negate the eligibility of other low- security; assist in the investigation and the application. income housing developments assisted prosecution of drug related criminal (c) Encourage other neighborhood by Federal, State, and local government, activity in and around the housing based entities to participate in your and not-for-profit sources to apply for developments; and provide for the program of activities through the New Approach Anti-Drug Program. development of capital improvements partnership arrangements. Such entities By awarding points for neighborhoods directly related to the security of the are community residents; neighborhood with high concentrations of assisted developments. SNAP is an anti-crime businesses; and non-profit providers of housing, HUD is encouraging you to and empowerment strategies initiative support services, including faith-based address the needs of multiple assisted in HUD assisted housing neighborhoods organizations and their affiliates. housing developments which may in 14 SNAP cities. The major thrust of (2) Implementation Principles. HUD consist of a mix of ownership types and SNAP is the formation of local has established the following principles subsidy sources. partnerships in 14 targeted cities where in implementing the New Approach (d) Complying with Civil Rights ideas and resources from government, Anti-Drug Program Grants: Requirements. With the very real need owners and managers of assisted (a) Comprehensive Approach. With to protect occupants of HUD-sponsored housing, residents, service providers, these grants, HUD is taking a housing and the areas around the law enforcement officials, and other comprehensive neighborhood/ housing, the civil rights of all citizens community groups are used to meet to community-based approach to crime. must be protected. Your proposed work on innovative, neighborhood anti- The long term solution to the crime strategies should be developed to ensure crime strategies. problems of assisted housing that crime-fighting and drug prevention (ii) There is no funding associated developments and their surrounding activities are not undertaken in such a with SNAP, which relies on existing neighborhoods rests in changing the manner that civil rights or fair housing ideas and resources of the participants. conditions—and the culture that exists. statutes are violated. Profiling on any Some common initiatives from these (b) Required Partnerships. You will be prohibited basis is not allowed. In SNAP teams have included the required to demonstrate that addition, all segments of the population following: community policing, crime partnerships have been formed with should be represented in developing watch programs, tenant selection units of general local government, with and implementing crime-fighting policies, leadership training, individual the local police department and the strategies. development or job skills training, local district attorney or prosecutor’s (e) Coordination with Other Law expansion of youth activities, police tip office playing key roles in this Enforcement Efforts. In addition to line or form, community centers, anti- partnership. You must also form working closely with residents and local gang initiatives, police training for partnerships with the following entities, governing bodies, it is critically security officers, environmental if they are to receive funding from you: important that owners establish ongoing improvements, and a needs assessment (i) Owners of assisted housing working relationships with Federal, survey to determine community needs. developments in the targeted State, and local law enforcement (iii) In addition, a HUD-sponsored neighborhood, and agencies in their efforts to address crime initiative to increase the presence of (ii) Resident organizations of these and violence in and around their AmeriCorps’ Volunteers in Service to assisted housing developments. housing developments. HUD firmly America (VISTAs) in assisted housing (c) Encouraging Partnerships. HUD believes that the war on crime and units has led to the placement of 25 encourages the use of effective working violence in assisted housing can only be VISTAs on 12 SNAP teams. The partnerships in new locations to won through the concerted and AmeriCorps VISTA program, which leverage the many Federal resources cooperative efforts of owners and law incorporates a theme of working within that are available to eliminate crime in enforcement agencies working together the community to find solutions to VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00346 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices 9667 community needs, has provided Part II Crime as defined by the Uniform of general local government you do not additional technical assistance to the Crime Reporting System. need to be the owner, but must be the SNAP teams. Eligible project area. For purposes of operator of such housing. (A TDHE is (iv) The cities participating in the the New Approach Anti-Drug Program, not a unit of general local government.); SNAP initiative include: Atlanta, GA; the term ‘‘neighborhood’’ means a (ii) The owner of an assisted housing Boston, Mass; Denver, CO; Houston, TX; geographic area within a jurisdiction of development that is assisted by a non- Newark, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; a unit of general local government Federal governmental entity or similar Baltimore, MD; Columbus, OH; Detroit, designated in comprehensive plans, housing development supported by MI; Los Angeles, CA; New Orleans, LA; ordinances, or other local documents as nonprofit sources. If you are a unit of Little Rock and North Little Rock, AR; a neighborhood, village, or similar general local government, you do not Richmond, VA; and Washington, DC. geographical designation. If, however, need to be the owner, but must be the (v) For more information on SNAP, the unit of general local government has operator of such housing; contact Henry Colonna, National SNAP a population of less than 25,000 (iii) PHAs, TDHEs, and Indian tribes Coordinator, Virginia State Office, 3600 persons, then ‘‘neighborhood’’ means are eligible applicants if they own a West Broad Street, Richmond, VA the entire jurisdiction of the unit of development with project-based Section 23230–4920; telephone (804) 278–4500, general local government. A project area 8 assistance, as defined in the U.S. extension 3027; or (804) 278–4501 must include at least one assisted Housing Act of 1937, and that (TTY). For more information on housing development under: development is included in the AmeriCorps’ VISTAs in Assisted (i) Section 221(d)(3), section proposed plan and is located in the Housing, contact Deanna E. Beaudoin, 221(d)(4), or section 236 of the National ‘‘project area’’ targeted to receive grant National VISTAs in Assisted Housing Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715l, 1715z–1), funds. If you do not own such an Coordinator, Colorado State Office, First provided that such development has assisted housing development, you may Interstate Tower North, 633 17th Street, been provided a Below Market Interest still participate in the New Approach Denver, CO 80202; telephone (303) 672– Rate mortgage, interest reduction Anti-Drug Program as a subgrantee or 5291, extension 1068; or (303) 672–5248 payments, or project-based assistance subrecipient of an eligible applicant; or (TTY). These numbers are not toll-free. under Rent Supplement, Rental (b) The development that makes you (3) Definitions. Assisted Housing Assistance Payments (RAP) or Section 8 eligible must be in the neighborhood to Development. For purposes of this programs. An FHA-insured project that be assisted; and program, the term ‘‘assisted housing has no project-based subsidy does not (c) You may not have any outstanding development’’ means five or more qualify as an assisted housing unit for findings of civil rights violations. (See dwelling units in a building or five or eligibility even if it houses tenants Section II(B) of the General Section of more adjoining, adjacent, or scattered receiving tenant-based assistance, such this SuperNOFA.) site (within a single neighborhood) as Section 8 rental vouchers or (2) Lead Applicant. Two or more dwelling units, having common certificates. eligible applicants may file a joint ownership and project identity. Some or (ii) Section 101 of the Housing and application. If filing jointly, you must all of the units must be receiving a Urban Development Act of 1965 (12 designate one entity to be the lead project-based subsidy from a unit of U.S.C. 1701s); or applicant. The lead applicant will be the government at the Federal, State, or (iii) Section 8 of the United States grantee if HUD funds your application. local level, or from a private nonprofit Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f). (C) Memorandum of Understanding. entity. This subsidy must be associated This includes housing with project- You must include with your application with a requirement and/or contractual based Section 8 assistance, whether or a Memorandum of Understanding agreement that all or a portion of the not the mortgage was insured by HUD- (MOU) that you have entered into with units be occupied by households with FHA. This does not include projects each required party. (See Section III(B) incomes at or below those of families at which receive only Section 8 tenant- of this program section of the the low-income limit as defined by the based assistance (i.e., certificates or SuperNOFA). A draft MOU may be United States Housing Act of 1937. vouchers). acceptable in only a few circumstances. Assisted Housing Unit. For purposes Project-based Subsidies. For purposes You must provide a detailed of this program, the term ‘‘assisted of this program, the term ‘‘project-based explanation why a draft MOU is being housing unit’’ means a unit within an subsidies’’ means financial assistance presented in your application. You must assisted housing development for which that is initially designated and assigned indicate that the draft MOU is occupancy is restricted to households by the funding source specifically for contingent upon HUD funding the grant. with incomes at or below that of ‘‘low- the project rather than to eligible If a draft MOU is submitted in the grant income families’’ as defined by the U.S. assisted resident households which application, the finalized MOU must be Housing Act of 1937, and rents are might also benefit from these subsidies, submitted to the local HUD Field Office restricted to amounts that the owner/ and provided on a one time up-front or within 15 calendar days after HUD’s operator entity determines to be on a periodic basis to the project or its announcement of the award. The affordable. owner to write down, subsidize, or finalized MOU must be exactly the same Augmented Services. For purposes of waive project development costs, costs as the draft MOU included in your this program, augmented services are of financing, project operating costs application. The MOU may indicate the activities which exceed current levels of (which include but are not limited to agreement is subject to the actual receipt services or ‘‘baseline’’ services provided the following types of expenses: of funds from HUD. by any other parties signing the utilities, taxes, fees, maintenance and (1) Required Parties to the MOU. In memorandum of understanding debt service payments), owner taxes, addition in order to receive full points required for this program. unit rent levels, or tenant rent in the Rating Factor for a New Approach Drug-related crime. For purposes of payments. Anti-Drug grant: this New Approach Anti-Drug Program, (B) Eligible Applicants. (1) General. (a) You MUST sign a MOU that the term ‘‘drug-related crime’’ means (a) Eligible applicants are as follows: (i) provides funds through a subgrantee or drug-related crime as defined in 42 The owner of a federally-assisted subrecipient relationship with the U.S.C. 11905(2) and Part I Crime and housing development. If you are a unit following two entities: VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00347 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 9668 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices (i) The local police department; and (b) Baseline Services. Additional least 3 years and/or are conducted from (ii) The local the local prosecutor’s security services are permitted but must a police substation or administration office (district attorney). be over and above the local police within the neighborhood, the costs (b) The two parties signing the MOU department’s current level of baseline during the grant period of constructing must have the legal authority to enter services. If you are seeking funding for such a station or of equipping the into a binding agreement with you. augmenting security, you must describe substation with communications and These two entities must have the local police department’s current security equipment to improve the jurisdiction in your project area level of baseline services to the collection, analysis and use of (2) Content of MOU. This MOU must neighborhood (including ordinary and information about criminal activities in commit these entities to actively routine services, patrols, police officer the properties and the neighborhood support the grant project in partnership responses to 911 communications and may be reimbursed. with you. The MOU must also describe: other calls for services, and investigative (d) Security Services Provided by (a) The level of current services follow-up of criminal activity). Your Other Entities (such as the Owner of an (baseline) being provided by these description of baseline services must Assisted Housing Development). (i) The entities; include the number of officers and the activities of any contract security (b) The level of services above this actual percent of their time assigned to personnel funded under this Program baseline which the entities are the development(s) proposed for must be coordinated with other law committed to providing in support of funding. For a proposed activity to be enforcement and crime prevention your grant; considered eligible as an augmented efforts under your proposed action plan. (c) The amount of time to be devoted security activity, you must demonstrate You must describe in your action plan to the activities by each party; to what extent the proposed funded your efforts to achieve this coordination. (d) The skills each party brings to activity will represent an increase over The coordination efforts must include assist in implementation of your and above the baseline. frequent periodic scheduled meetings of specific action plan activities. (c) Police Presence. You may security personnel with housing project reimburse local law enforcement management and residents, local police Your MOU will be taken into account entities for the costs of additional police and, as appropriate, with other public in reviewing and rating your presence (police salaries and other law enforcement personnel, neighboring application, so you should strive to be expenses directly related to additional residents, landlords, and other as specific as possible in your MOU police presence or security that is over neighborhood stakeholders. Any document. and above baseline services) in and contract security personnel funded (3) Partnerships are encouraged. We around assisted housing developments under this Program must meet State and encourage you to partner with other in the neighborhood. Of the funds local licensing requirements. appropriate neighborhood and devoted to additional police presence, at community stakeholders, including: (ii) You may only contract with a least 70 percent of such reimbursed neighborhood businesses and business security service provider that has a costs must be for police presence in associations; nonprofit service assisted housing developments served policy manual that directs the activities providers; neighborhood resident and the remaining 30 percent must be of its personnel and contains the associations; and faith communities or for police presence around the assisted policies, procedures, and general orders religious institutions. You are housing neighborhood area. that regulate conduct and describe in encouraged to enter into MOUs with HUD is strongly encouraging that detail how jobs are to be performed. If these entities however an MOU is not additional law enforcement in the you use your own staff to provide required. assisted housing developments and security services, then you must have (D) Eligible Project Areas. (1) HUD surrounding neighborhoods be targeted such a policy manual. will award one grant per project to implementing an overall proactive (2) Enhancing the Investigation and neighborhood. The project area must be crime fighting strategy, rather than Prosecution of Drug-Related Crime. (a) a ‘‘neighborhood.’’ merely responding to crime Reimbursement of State and Local Law (2) The project area must include at emergencies. Two potentially effective Enforcement Agencies. As the grantee, least one assisted housing development. anti-crime strategies that can benefit you may reimburse local or State See definition in Section III(A)(1) of this from additional police presence are: prosecuting offices and related public program section of the SuperNOFA. (i) Combined multi-agency task force agencies for activities, other than (3) You must provide documentation initiatives, in which local and Federal salaries or ineligible activities in Section of the population used to define law enforcement agencies pool III(G) of this program section of the eligibility as a neighborhood. The resources, first, to infiltrate SuperNOFA, related to the prosecution documentation may include census data organizations that promote violent and/ or investigation of crime committed in or documentation provided by local or drug-related crime in the the neighborhood identified in your government officials or by HUD’s neighborhood and, second, to initiate application. These costs are subject to a Community 2020 program, available by strategic and coordinated mass arrests to cost reimbursement agreement. calling 1–800–998–9999, (there may be break up these organizations; and Reimbursement must be for costs over a charge to you for this information). (ii) Community policing (i.e., and above what the office or agency (E) Eligible Activities. The following is sustained proactive police presence in incurred for such purposes for crimes a listing of eligible activities under this the development or neighborhood, often committed in the same neighborhood program and guidance as to their conducted from an on site substation or during the period equal in length and parameters: (1) Augmenting Security mini-station, that involves crime immediately before the period of (Including Personnel). prevention, citizen involvement, and reimbursement. For any grant, at least (a) General. You must document in other community service activities, as 70 percent of reimbursed costs must be your MOU(s) all security services above well as traditional law enforcement). in connection with crimes committed in baseline established in your MOU. If reimbursement is provided for and around the assisted housing Anyone providing augmented security community policing activities that are developments and the remainder of services must have liability insurance. committed to occur over a period of at reimbursed costs directly related to VerDate 16<FEB>2000 04:45 Feb 24, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00348 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm01 PsN: 24FEN3 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices 9669 crime committed within the include up to $15,000 for the center for special conditions, including sanctions neighborhood. further crime prevention activities, such for violation of the agreement. The (b) Hiring of Private Investigator as additional mentoring and/or tutorial Grant Agreement will incorporate your Services. You may use grant funds to education programs, improving job skill HUD approved application as may be hire private investigator services to programs, home buyer education, and amended by any special condition in investigate crime in and around an resident participation in law the Grant Agreement. HUD will monitor assisted housing development and the enforcement community outreach your grant using your Grant Agreement surrounding neighborhood. You must activities such as DARE days and the to ensure that you have achieved explain why local law enforcement local office of the FBI’s Race Against commitments set out in your approved services are inadequate and justify the Drugs activities, etc. No grant funds will grant agreement. Failure to honor such need for hiring private investigator be approved for expenditure until the commitments would be the basis for services. local HUD Field Office approves the HUD determining your default of the (3) Capital Improvements to Enhance Neighborhood Network business plan Grant Agreement, and exercising Security. You may use grant funds for for the Neighborhood Networks center. available sanctions, including grant capital improvements to enhance A sample of the Neighborhood Network suspension, termination, and/or the security. You should, however, consider business plan may be found on the recapture of your grant funds. using other sources of funding for this Neighborhood Networks web page at (B) Requirements Governing Grant purpose. These improvements must be www.neighborhoodnetworks.org. Administration, Audits and Cost accessible to persons with disabilities. (F) Ineligible Activities. In addition to Principles. The policies, guidelines, and For example, locks or buzzer systems the ineligible activities mentioned requirements of this program section of that are not accessible to people with elsewhere in this program section of the the SuperNOFA, 48 CFR part 31, 24 CFR restricted or impaired strength, SuperNOFA, New Approach Anti-Drug parts 44, 45, 84 and/or 85, OMB mobility, or hearing may not be funded Program Grant funding is not permitted Circulars A–87 and/or A–122, other by your grant. Capital improvements to for any of the activities listed below, applicable administrative, audit, and implement defensible space concepts in unless otherwise specified in this cost principles and requirements, and the design and implementation of your program section of the SuperNOFA: the terms of grant/special conditions enhanced security measures are eligible (1) Treatment or intervention and subgrant agreements apply to your provided such design elements permit activities; acceptance and use of funds. The accessibility and visibility by persons (2) Costs incurred before the effective requirements cited above, as applicable, with disabilities. Capital improvements date of the grant agreement, including must be followed in determining to enhance security or crime prevention but not limited to consultant fees related procedures and practices related to the through environmental design, must to the development of your application separate accounting of grant funds from comply with civil rights requirements or the actual writing of your application; other grant sources, personnel and cannot exclude or segregate persons (3) Purchase of controlled substances compensation, travel, procurement, the based upon their race, color, or national for any purpose. Controlled substance timing of drawdowns, the origin from benefits, services, and other has the meaning provided in section 102 reasonableness and allocation of costs, terms and conditions of housing. Under of the Controlled Substance Act (21 audits, reporting and closet, budgeting, the selection criterion entitled ‘‘Quality U.S.C. 802); and preventing conflict of interests or of Plan,’’ HUD will reward capital (4) Compensating informants, duplicative charging of identical costs to improvements to enhance the security including confidential informants. two different funding sources. All costs of an entire neighborhood as opposed to These should be part of the baseline must be reasonable and necessary. specific projects at the expense of other services provided and budgeted by local (C) Term of Grant. Your grant funds dwellings in the neighborhood. The law enforcement agencies; or must be expended within 24 months capital improvements may include, but (5) Although participation in after HUD executes a Grant Agreement are not limited to: activities with Federal drug interdiction with you. There will be no extensions (a) New construction or rehabilitation or drug enforcement agencies is or waivers of this grant term. Any of structures housing police substations encouraged, these grant funds may not remaining grant funds will be or mini-stations; be transferred to any Federal agency. recaptured. (b) Installation of barriers (including In addition, profiling on any (D) Subgrants and Subcontracting. (1) speed bumps and fences) and prohibited basis is not allowed. In accordance with your approved grant appropriate use of close circuit agreement, you may directly undertake IV. Program Requirements any of the eligible activities under this television (CCTV), provided any barriers make reasonable accommodations for In addition to the program program section of the SuperNOFA, you persons with disabilities; requirements listed in the General may contract with a qualified third (c) Improved door or window security Section of this SuperNOFA, grantees party, or you may make a subgrant to such as locks, bolts, or bars; must meet the following program any entity approved by HUD as a (d) Landscaping or other requirements. These requirements apply member of the partnership, provided reconfiguration of common areas to to all activities, programs, or functions such entity is a unit of government, a discourage drug-related criminal used to plan, budget, implement, and prosecutor’s office, a police department activities; and evaluate the work funded under this or a TDHE; is incorporated as a not-for- (e) Establishment of a Neighborhood program. profit organization; or is an incorporated Networks center and augmenting (A) Grant Agreement. After for-profit entity that owns and/or existing centers. The costs to develop applications have been ranked and manages an assisted housing project and establish a new Neighborhood selected, HUD and a successful benefiting from the grant. Multifamily Network center must not exceed applicant will enter into a grant housing agents/owners are authorized to $25,000 of the grant funds awarded by agreement setting forth the amount of make a PHA or THDE their Fiduciary HUD. the grant, the physical improvements or Agent, if the PHA and/or the THDE has If there is an established other eligible activities to be the capacity to implement, oversee and Neighborhood Networks center you may undertaken, financial controls, and close out the grant activities. Resident VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00349 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 9670 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices groups that are not incorporated may grant funds, HUD will notify you promote the more efficient use of participate in the implementation of the through the issuance of a grant resources. program, but may not receive funds as amendment. (B) Factors For Award To Evaluate subgrantees. For-profit organizations (H) Reports and Closeout. If you and Rank Applications. The maximum other than owners or managers of an receive a grant, you will be required to number of points for this program is 102 assisted housing development submit to HUD a semi-annual progress (except for an application submitted by benefiting from the grant that have been report (Form 269). The narrative of the the City of Dallas, Texas which would approved by HUD as part of the Form 269 must be sent in a format be eligible for a maximum of 104 points partnership may only receive grant prescribed by HUD that indicates in accordance with Rating Factor 3, funds subject to the applicable Federal program expenditures and measures paragraph (7), below. This includes two procurement procedures (See 24 CFR performance in achieving goals. At grant EZ/EC bonus points, as described in the parts 84 or 85). completion, you will be required to General Section of the SuperNOFA. (2) Subgrants may be made only participate in a closeout process which Rating Factor 1: Capacity of the under a written agreement executed shall include a final report in a format Applicant and Relevant Organizational between you, the grantee, and your prescribed by HUD that reports final Experience (20 Points) subgrantee. The agreement must include program expenditures and measures a program budget that is acceptable to This factor addresses the extent to performance in achieving program you, and that is consistent with the which you have proper organizational goals. Closeout will culminate in a eligible activities and requirements. The resources necessary to successfully closeout agreement between you and agreement must require the subgrantee implement the proposed New Approach HUD and, when appropriate, in the to permit you to inspect your Anti-Drug Program activities in an return of grant funds which have not subgrantee’s work and to follow effective, efficient, and timely manner. been expended in accordance with applicable OMB and HUD In rating this factor, HUD will consider applicable requirements, or which may administrative requirements, audit the extent to which the application be remaining after all activities have requirements, and cost principles, demonstrates the capabilities described been completed and paid for. including those related to procurement, below: (I) Suspension or Termination of (1) (5 Points) The applicants’ drawdown of funds for immediate use Funding. HUD may suspend or only, and accounting for the use of grant administrative capacity to implement terminate funding if you fail to the grant. HUD will award points based funds and implementation of program undertake the approved program activities. In addition, your subgrant on the quality and amount of staff activities on a timely basis in allocated to the grant activity by you; must describe the nature of the activities accordance with your grant agreement, the anticipated effectiveness of your to be undertaken by the subgrantee, the adhere to grant agreement requirements systems for budgeting, procurement, scope of the subgrantee’s authority, and or special conditions, or submit timely drawdown, allocation, and accounting the amount of any insurance to be and accurate reports. for grant funds and matching resources carried by you and the subgrantee to protect your respective interests. (J) Affirmatively Furthering Fair in accordance with OMB administrative (3) You are responsible for Housing. You must address Section II(D) requirements; and the lines of monitoring, and for providing technical of the General Section of the accountability for implementing your assistance to, any subgrantee to ensure SuperNOFA. You must also reference grant activity, coordinating your compliance with applicable HUD and the certifications listed in Section II (G) partnerships, measuring the effect of the OMB requirements. You must also the General section of the SuperNOFA. expenditure of grant funds and ensuring ensure that subgrantees have V. Application Selection Process that you and your MOU partners’ appropriate insurance liability coverage. commitments will be met. You must (E) Ineligible Contractors. The (A) Rating and Ranking. Your include in your narrative a discussion of provisions of 24 CFR part 24 relating to application can only be rated if you are financial capacity, staff resources, and the employment, engagement of an eligible applicant and you are in prior experience that will enable you to services, awarding of contracts or compliance with the requirements of the effectively administer the grant and funding of any contractors or General Section of the SuperNOFA. meet reporting requirements. This subcontractors during any period of (1) HUD will evaluate all eligible narrative must not exceed five pages. debarment, suspension, or placement in applications based on the factors for For an owner of an assisted housing ineligibility status apply to this grant. award identified in this Section V. development that is HUD-insured, HUD (F) Section 3 Economic Opportunity. (2) After the applications have been will consider the most recent See Section II(E) of the General Section scored, HUD will rank them on a Management Review (including Rural of the SuperNOFA. The requirements of national basis. An application must Housing Management Review), HUD’s section 3 of the Housing and Urban receive a score of at least 70 points, Uniform Physical Condition Standards Development Act of 1968 apply to some excluding the EZ/EC and Dallas bonus review (as codified in 24 CFR part 5 of the activities that may be funded points to be eligible for funding. Awards subpart G), State Agency review and under this program section of the will be made in ranked order until all such other relevant information SuperNOFA. funds are expended. available to HUD on the capacity of the (G) Drawdown of Grant Funds. You (3) In the event of a tie, HUD will owner and manager to undertake the will be required to access your grant select the applicant with the highest grant. You must include a copy of the funds through HUD’s Line of Credit score in Rating Factor 1. If Rating Factor most recent management review (not a Control System-Voice Response System 1 is scored identically, the scores in physical inspection report) for the in accordance with procedures for Rating Factors 2, 3 and 4 will be development to be served by your grant. minimizing the time lapsing between compared in that order, until one of the These documents will not be counted drawdowns and use of funds for eligible applications receives a higher score. If against your 5 page narrative limitation. purposes as described in 24 CFR parts both applications still score the same (2) (15 points) The applicant’s 84 and/or 85, as applicable. If HUD then the application which requests the performance in administering Drug changes the procedures for the draw of least funding will be selected to Elimination grants and/or other Federal, VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00350 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices 9671 State, or local grants of similar size and points in this area based on the strength specific to the community or targeted complexity during the last 3 years. In of resource commitments identified in development proposed for funding, your assessing this factor, HUD will verify your MOUs in terms of the amount of application is only eligible to receive up you and your partners’ successful staff, time, money, or other assets to 15 points for this factor. experience and performance based on committed by each MOU party toward You will be evaluated on the information on file with HUD and will implementing your program. Your following: consider the following factors with the description should include the (1) (25 points) ‘‘Objective Crime Data’’ indicated total available points: following: relevant to the target area. Your (a) (5 Points) Your successful (a) Identification of the skills each application must include the most experience combined with your MOU party will bring to help successfully current and specific Part I Crime data partners’ successful experience in implement your program and the and relevant Part II Crime data available utilizing similar strategies to alleviate firmness of the commitments; from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting crime. You must identify your (b) evidence of your MOU partners’ Program (UCR) system or the local law participation in HUD grant programs (and project tenants’) pre-application enforcement’s crime statistics. Part I within the last three years and discuss role in developing the plan and Crimes include: homicide; rape; the degree of your success in prospective role in program robbery; aggravated assault; burglary; implementing planned activities implementation; larceny; auto theft; and arson. Part II measuring progress towards achieving (c) Indications of the capacity of the drug-related crimes include: drug abuse program goals and objectives; timely assisted housing developments’ violations; simple assault; vandalism; drawdown of funds; timely submission ownership and management (based on weapons violations; and other crimes of required reports and ability to available management reviews by which you are proposing to be targeted complete activities on time and within governing public entities) to undertake as part of your grant. In assessing this budget; what if any audit findings were their share of responsibilities in the subfactor, HUD will consider the extent noted; whether there was audit partnership (including evidence of of specificity that the statistical data is compliance; whether there are and the whether management carefully screens provided (e.g., data specific to the extent of any unresolved findings and/ applicants for units and takes neighborhood covered by your or outstanding recommendations from appropriate steps to deal with tenants application). These data must consist of prior HUD reviews or audits undertaken known to exhibit or suspected of verifiable records and not anecdotal by HUD, HUD-Office of Inspector exhibiting criminal behavior) and to reports. Where appropriate, the statistics General, the General Accounting Office cooperate with law enforcement actions should be reported both in real numbers (GAO) or independent public on their project premises; and as an annual percentage of the accountants (IPAs). To receive (d) The willingness of the unit of residents in each development (e.g., 20 maximum points under this section, you general local government to use its arrests in a two-year period for must have worked in partnership with prosecutor’s office as its lead agency in distribution of heroin in a development one or more of your MOU partners (or implementing the grant; with 100 residents reflects a 20% two or more of your MOU partners may (e) Participation of additional partners occurrence rate). These data may have worked together in partnership) other than those required to sign MOUs include: using similar strategies to reduce crime (for example, neighborhood business (a) Police records or other verifiable in and around assisted housing organizations); and information from records on the types or developments. To demonstrate success (f) The effectiveness of the sources of drug related crime in your in implementing past projects, you must partnership structure. targeted developments and surrounding identify the reduction in the occurrence area; Rating Factor 2: Need/Extent of the (b) The number of lease termination’s of the types of crime as indicated in Problem (25 Points) Rating Factor 2 of this program section or evictions for drug-related crime at of the SuperNOFA. In the absence of This factor addresses the extent to your targeted developments; and previous partnerships, your capacity which there is a need for funding your (c) The number of emergency room will weigh more heavily than the proposed program activities to address admissions for drug use or that result experience of any of your partners, in the documented degree of the severity of from drug-related crime. Such HUD’s assignment of points under this the drug-related crime problem in the information may be obtained from subfactor. project area proposed for funding. Any police departments and/or fire (b) (4 Points) Your performance in collection of data should include departments, emergency medical service administering other Federal, State or summaries at the beginning of the data. agencies and hospitals. The number of local grant programs. You must identify In responding to this factor, HUD will police calls for service from housing your participation in HUD grant evaluate the extent to which you have authority developments that include programs within the preceding three explained a critical level of need for resident initiated calls, officer-initiated years, and discuss the degree of your your proposed activities and have calls, domestic violence calls, drug success in implementing and managing indicated the urgency of meeting the distribution complaints, found drug these grant programs. This includes need in the target area. You must paraphernalia, gang activity, graffiti that implementation, timely drawdown of include a description of the extent and reflects drugs or gang-related activity, funds, timely submission of required nature of drug-related crime ‘‘in and vandalism, drug arrests, and abandoned drawdown of funds, timely submission around’’ the housing units or vehicles. of required reports with satisfactory developments proposed for funding. For PHAs, such data should include outcomes related to the plan and To the extent that you can provide housing authority police records on the timetable, audit compliance and other objective crime data specific to the types and sources of drug related crime HUD reviews. community or targeted development ‘‘in and around’’ developments as (3) (6 Points) The strength of the proposed for funding, your application reflected in crime statistics or other applicants’ partnership as it relates to is eligible to be awarded up to the full supporting data from Federal, State, eliminating the crime problem identified 25 points. If you do not provide Tribal or local law enforcement in Rating Factor 2. HUD will award documented objective crime data agencies. VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00351 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 9672 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices If you submit objective data you do HUD will review more favorably those adequate to conduct the work plan as not need to submit other crime data. applicants who used the Consolidated proposed; and You should include summaries with the Plan to identify need, when applicable. (e) Your rationale for the proposed objective data that establish the drug activities and methods and why you Rating Factor 3: Soundness of believe the activities will be effective in related crime problem. (2) (15 Points) Other Crime Data— Approach (Quality of the Plan) (35 reducing drug use and drug-related Other supporting data on the extent of Points) crime. If you are proposing new drug-related crime. To the extent that This factor addresses the quality and methods for which there is limited objective data as described above may anticipated effectiveness of your knowledge of the effectiveness, you not be available, you must use data from proposed action plan using grant funds should provide the basis for modifying other verifiable sources that have a and other resources in taking a past practices and rationale for why you direct bearing on drug related crime in comprehensive community-based believe the modification will yield more the developments proposed for approach toward the problem of drugs effective results. assistance under this program. You and drug-related crime in the (2) (10 Points) The adequacy of the must use data from other verifiable neighborhood identified in your process you will use to collect, sources that have a direct bearing on application. maintain, analyze and report Part I and drug-related crime in the developments Your application must include an II crimes as defined by the Uniform proposed for assistance under this action plan for crime reduction and Crime Reporting (UCR System), as well program. However, to qualify for points elimination efforts, describing in detail: as police workload data. The process your application must indicate the the specific activities to be undertaken; must include the collection of police reasons why you could not obtain the parties responsible for or involved workload data such as, but not limited objective data and what efforts you in the activities for each development to, all calls for service at the housing made to obtain it and what efforts you proposed for assistance; and the dollar authority by individual development, will make during the grant period to amount and extent of resources patterns over a period of time, type of begin obtaining the data. Examples of committed to each activity or service crime, and plans to improve data the data should include (but are not proposed. collection and reporting. Your proposed necessarily limited to): In evaluating this factor, HUD will analysis of the data collected should (a) Surveys of residents and staff in consider the following: include a method for assessing the your targeted developments surveyed on (1) (25 Points) The quality and impact of grant activities on the drug-related crime or on-site reviews to collected crime statistics on an on-going comprehensiveness of your action plan determine drug/crime activity; and basis during the award period. to address the drug-related crime government or scholarly studies or other (3) Up to two (2) additional points problem and the problems associated will be awarded to any application research in the past year that analyze with drug-related crime in the submitted by the City of Dallas, Texas, drug-related crime activity in the developments proposed for funding. to the extent this subfactor is addressed. targeted developments. (b) Vandalism cost at your targeted You must includes a description of your Due to an order of the U.S. District developments, including elevator plan’s anticipated effectiveness in Court for the Northern District of Texas, vandalism (where appropriate) and reducing or eliminating drug-related Dallas Division, with respect to any other vandalism attributable to drug- crime problems immediately and over application submitted by the City of related crime. an extended period, as evidenced by: Dallas, Texas, HUD’s consideration of (c) Information from schools, health (a) The extent to which your proposed this subfactor will consider the extent to service providers, residents and Federal, activities provide services over the which the applicant’s plan for the use State, local, and Tribal officials, and the existing baseline of services currently of New Approach Anti-Drug funds will verifiable opinions and observations of provided to the project area; be used to eradicate the vestiges of individuals having direct knowledge of (b) The extent to which the activities racial segregation in the Dallas Housing drug-related crime and the nature and of the two required MOU entities are Authority’s programs consistent with frequency of these problems in comprehensive and, as result of the Court’s order. developments proposed for assistance. collective actions, will effectively work together. If you provide for a Rating Factor 4: Leveraging Resources (These individuals may include Federal, comprehensive approach, you will (Support of Residents, the Local State, Tribal, and local government law receive a higher number of rating points. Government and the Community in enforcement officials, resident or HUD will provide only one-half of the Planning and Implementing the community leaders, school officials, eligible points under this subfactor if Proposed Activities and Interagency community medical officials, substance your application only includes an MOU Activities) (10 Points) abuse, treatment (dependency/ remission) or counseling professionals, with either: This factor addresses your ability to or other social service providers.) (i) The local law enforcement entity; secure community and government (d) The school dropout rate and level or resources, in-kind services from local of absenteeism for youth that you can (ii) The local prosecutor (district governments, non-profit entities, relate to drug-related crime. If crime or attorney) with jurisdiction over the including resident organizations, for- other statistics are not available at the neighborhood identified in your profit entities, or private organizations development or precinct level, you must application. If you include no MOUs to be combined with HUD’s program use other verifiable, reliable and with either party, you will receive zero resources to achieve program purposes. objective data; and points. To be considered as documented (e) To the extent that your (c) The extent to which you have evidence of leveraging, you must submit community’s Consolidated Plan partnered with appropriate a letter signed by the organization head identifies the level of the problem and neighborhood and community authorized to commit the organization the urgency in meeting the need, stakeholders; which details the amount of funds or references to the Consolidated Plan (d) The extent to which the resources type of services to be provided. The should be included in your response. allocated and the budget proposed are letter also must identify the dollar value VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00352 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices 9673 of any services or goods in lieu of a cash funded, the specific steps you will take area meets the definition of contribution. Therefore, in responding to share information on solutions and ‘‘neighborhood’’ as described in this to the factor you must translate the time outcomes with others. Describe any program section of the SuperNOFA (i.e., or services provided into a dollar value. written agreements and memoranda of describe and include a copy of the This dollar value will be added to any understanding currently in place, or that comprehensive plan, ordinance or other cash funding commitments identified as will be in place after award. (2) You official local document which defines part of your leveraging of funds. For have taken or will take specific steps to the area as a neighborhood, village, or example, if you are receiving a donation become active in the community’s similar geographical designation). If the of security alarm systems, you should Consolidated Planning process entire jurisdiction is defined as a indicate the number of security systems (including the Analysis of Impediments neighborhood by virtue of having a to be provided and give a dollar value to Fair Housing Choice) established to population at less than 25,000, indicate for those alarm systems. The value will identify and address a need/problem the jurisdiction’s population under the be added to any cash contributions you that is related to the activities the 1990 census and describe/include more have noted from others. The letter may applicant proposes. recent information which gives the best indicate that the commitment is (3) You have shared and coordinated indication as to the current population. predicated on the applicant receiving information on solutions and outcomes (D) The description of the assisted the grant from HUD. In assessing this with other law-enforcement and housing development(s) in the factor, HUD will consider the following: governmental agencies, and have neighborhood. This must include the (1) Evidence of the extent and amount described any written agreements in name of the project; the name of the of the commitment of funding, staff, or place or that will be put in place. project owner; the nature, sources, and in-kind resources, partnership (4) You have taken or will take program titles of all project-based agreements, and on-going or planned specific steps to develop linkages to subsidies or other assistance provided to cooperative efforts with law coordinate comprehensive solutions the development by units of government enforcement agencies, memoranda of through meetings, information or private nonprofit entities. Any names understanding, or agreements to networks, planning processes or other of public or nonprofit assisted housing participate. Such commitments must be mechanisms with: programs other than programs signed by an official of the organization (a) Other HUD-funded project/ sponsored by HUD should be legally able to make commitments for activities outside the scope of those accompanied by a description of the the organization. This evidence of covered by the Consolidated Plan, and program and the name and business commitment must include organization (b) Other Federal, State, or locally phone number of a contact person name, resources, and responsibilities of funded activities, including those responsible for administering the each participant. This also includes proposed or on-going in the community. program. For the subsidy provider, you interagency activities already must include the number of housing VI. Application Submission undertaken, participation in local, state, units in the development, and the Requirements Tribal, or Federal anti-drug related number of housing units in the crime efforts such as: education, Each New Approach Anti-Drug development that meet the definition of training and employment provision application must provide the items ‘‘assisted housing units’’ in this funding components of Welfare Reform efforts, listed in this Section VI of this program announcement, and a description of the Operation Weed and Seed, Operation section of the SuperNOFA. Your restrictions on rents and resident Safe Home, local law enforcement application must contain the items incomes that, in combination with the initiatives and/or successful listed in this Section VI(B). These items subsidy provided to the development, coordination of its law enforcement, or include the standard forms, qualify the units as assisted/affordable other activities with local, state, Tribal, certifications, and assurances listed in in accordance with the definition in this or Federal law enforcement agencies. the General Section of the SuperNOFA program section of the SuperNOFA; and (2) HUD may award more points for that are applicable to this funding the number, geographic proximity applications with a higher percentage of (collectively, referred to as the (adjoining, adjacent, or scattered site, these resources as compared to New ‘‘standard forms’’). The standard forms and if scattered site, the distance Approach Anti-Drug funds requested. can be found in Appendix B to the between the two buildings which are General Section of the SuperNOFA. The furthest apart), and type (single family Rating Factor 5: Comprehensiveness remaining application items that are detached, townhouse, garden, elevator) and Coordination (10 points) forms (i.e., excluding such items as of buildings in the development. This factor addresses the extent to narratives, or letters), referred to as the (E) Application for Federal which you have coordinated your ‘‘non-standard forms’’ can be found as Assistance, Standard Form (SF) 424, activities with other known Appendix B to this program section of signed by the chief executive officer of organizations, participants or have the SuperNOFA. The items are as your organization. promoted participation in a follows: (F) An action plan which describes community’s Consolidated Planning (A) Application Cover Letter; the activities and roles to be undertaken process. You should demonstrate that (B) Congressional Summary— by you and each subgrantee or you are working towards addressing a Summary of your proposed program subrecipient of program funds. This need in a holistic and comprehensive activities in five (5) sentences or less: action plan may be attached to and manner through linkages with other (C) A Neighborhood Description. The referenced in your MOU. activities in the community. neighborhood description must include (G) Narrative responses to the factors In evaluating this factor, HUD will a basic description (e.g., boundaries and for award including any required consider the extent to which: (1) You size), population, number of housing documentation identified under each have coordinated your proposed units in the neighborhood, a map, a factor. activities with those of other groups or population profile (e.g., relevant census (H) A line item budget which organizations prior to submission in data on the socio-economic, ethnic and identifies salaries, fringe benefits, order to best complement, support, and family makeup of neighborhood consultants or subgrantees, equipment, coordinate all known activities and if residents), and the basis on which the supplies, travel, and general and VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00353 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 9674 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices administrative expenses; as well as an partnership, and assuring that your and impacts, your application may be estimated dollar amount for each your subgrantees’ commitments will be downgraded or rejected. The General activity to be undertaken as part of your met. There must be a discussion of the Section of this SuperNOFA provides action plan. various agencies of the unit of additional guidance on Environmental (I) Overall budget and timetable that government that will participate in grant Reviews. includes separate budgets, goals, implementation (which must include IX. Authority milestones, and timetables for each the prosecutor’s office and the police activity and addresses milestones department. This program is authorized under the towards achieving the goals described Departments of Veterans Affairs and VII. Corrections to Deficient Housing and Urban Development, and above; and indicates the contributions Applications and implementation responsibilities of Independent Agencies Appropriations each partner for each activity, goal, and The General Section of this Act, 2000 (Pub.L. 106–74, approved milestone. SuperNOFA provides the procedures for October 20, 1999), under the heading (J) The number of staff years, the titles corrections to deficient applications. ‘‘Drug Elimination Grants for Low- and professional qualifications, and Income Housing.’’ VIII. Environmental Requirements respective roles of staff assigned full or APPENDIX A—HUD FIELD OFFICE LIST part-time to grant implementation by Prior to the award of grant funds FOR MULTIFAMILY HOUSING the applicant/grantee. under the program, HUD will perform Please see Appendix A to the Multifamily (K) Your plan and lines of an environmental review to the extent Housing Drug Elimination Program section of accountability (including an required under the provisions of 24 CFR this SuperNOFA for a list of the HUD Field organization chart) for implementing part 50. Should the environmental Offices for Multifamily Housing. your grant activity, coordinating the review indicate adverse environmental BILLING CODE 4210–32–P VerDate 16<FEB>2000 20:46 Feb 23, 2000 Jkt 190000 PO 00000 Frm 00354 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4701 E:\FR\FM\24FEN3.SGM pfrm08 PsN: 24FEN3 Federal Register / Vol. 65, No. 37 / Thursday, February 24, 2000 / Notices 9675 APPENDIX B The non-standard forms, which follow, are required for your New Approach Anti-Drug application. 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