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Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants

Number: 14.873
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office: Office of Public and Indian Housing

Program Information 

Program Number/Title (010):
14.873 Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants
Federal Agency (030):
Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Authorization (040):
Hawaiian Homelands Homeownership Act of 2000; Omnibus Appropriations Act 2009, Public Law 111-8.
Objectives (050):
To provide housing assistance to low-income Native Hawaiian families who are eligible to reside on Hawaiian Home Lands.
Types of Assistance (060):
Uses and Use Restrictions (070):
Eligible affordable housing activities are development, housing services, crime prevention and safety activities, and model activities. NHHBG funds may only be used for eligible activities that are consistent with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands housing plan.
Eligibility Requirements (080)
Applicant Eligibility (081):
The Department of Native Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is the only eligible grant recipient.
Beneficiary Eligibility (082):
Native Hawaiian families who are eligible to reside on the Hawaiian Home Lands.
Credentials/Documentation (083):
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Application and Award Process (090)
Preapplication Coordination (091):
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedures (092):
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Submission of Housing Plan.
Award Procedure (093):
Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant funds are provided to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), the sole eligible grant recipient.
Deadlines (094):
Not Applicable.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time (095):
Not Applicable.
Appeals (096):
Not Applicable.
Renewals (097):
Grant funds are made available on an annual basis, subject to annual congressional appropriations.
Assistance Consideration (100)
Formula and Matching Requirements (101):
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance (102):
Annual grants. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Upon execution of grant agreement, funds are drawn form HUD's financial system.
Post Assistance Requirements (110)
Reports (111):
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Annual performance reports to HUD.
Audits (112):
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. Compliance with the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133.
Records (113):
Grant files are maintained by HUD for one year after grant closeout and destroyed six years after grant closeout pursuant to the HUD Records Disposition Handbook.
Financial Information (120)
Obligations (122):
(Project Grants) FY 12 $12,705,045; FY 13 est $14,001,000; and FY 14 est $13,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance (123):
Program Accomplishments (130):
Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2014: Through this program, the grant recipient projects to assist 105 homeowners by either building, acquiring, or substantially rehabilitating their homes. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature (140):
Interim Rule published June 13, 2002. Final regulations effective December 29, 2003.
Information Contacts (150)
Regional or Local Office (151) :
Headquarters Office (152):
Claudine Allen, 500 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 3A, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Email: Phone: (808) 522-8175 Ext. 223.
Website Address (153):
Examples of Funded Projects (170):
Not Applicable.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals (180):
Not Applicable.