Form Hud-52820-A - Hope Vi Revitalization Grant Applicant Certifications - U.s. Department Of Housing And Urban Development


U.S. Department of Housing
HOPE VI Revitalization Grant
and Urban Development
Applicant Certifications
Office of Public and Indian Housing
Acting on behalf of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority listed below, as its Chairman, I approve the submission of
the HOPE VI Revitalization application of which this document is a part and make the following certifications to and agreements with
the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in connection with the application and implementation thereof:
Applicant Certifications
1. The public housing project or building in a project targeted in
Grantee Certifications
this HOPE VI Revitalization Grant application meets the
If selected for HOPE VI Revitalization funding:
definition of severe distress, in accordance with Section
24(j)(2) of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937 (“the Act”).
10. The PHA will comply with all policies, procedures, and
requirements prescribed by HUD for the HOPE VI Program,
2. The PHA has not received assistance from the Federal gov-
including the implementation of HOPE VI revitalization
ernment, State, or unit of local government, or any agency or
activities, in a timely, efficient, and economical manner.
instrumentality, for the specific activities for which funding
is requested in the HOPE VI Revitalization application.
11. The PHA will not receive assistance from the Federal govern-
ment, State, or unit of local government, or any agency or
3. The PHA does not have any litigation pending which would
instrumentality, for the specific activities funded by the HOPE
preclude timely start-up of activities.
VI Revitalization grant. The PHA has established controls to
4. The PHA is in full compliance with any desegregation or
ensure that any activity funded by the HOPE VI Revitalization
other court order related to Fair Housing (e.g., Title VI of the
grant is not also funded by any other HUD program, thereby
Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, and Section
preventing duplicate funding of any activity.
504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) that affects the PHA’s
12. The PHA will not provide to any development more assis-
public housing program and that is in effect on the date of
tance under the HOPE VI Revitalization grant than is neces-
application submission.
sary to provide affordable housing after taking into account
5. PHA has returned any excess advances received during
other governmental assistance provided.
development or modernization, or amounts determined by
13. The PHA will supplement the aggregate amount of the HOPE
HUD to constitute excess financing based on a HUD-ap-
VI Revitalization grant with funds from sources other than
proved Actual Development Cost Certificate (ADCC) or
HOPE VI in an amount not less than 5 percent of the amount
Actual Modernization Cost Certificate (AMCC), or that HUD
of HOPE VI grant.
has approved a payback plan.
14. In addition to supplemental amounts provided in accordance
6. There are no environmental factors, such as sewer moratori-
with Certification 13 above, if the PHA uses more than 5
ums, precluding development in the requested locality.
percent of the HOPE VI grant for the community and sup-
7. The application is consistent with Environmental Justice
portive services component, it will provide supplemental
Executive Order 12898, in that the proposed public housing
funds from sources other than HOPE VI, dollar for dollar, for
will be developed only in environmentally sound and desir-
the amount over 5 percent of the grant used for the commu-
able locations and will avoid disproportionately high and
nity and supportive services component.
adverse environmental effects on minority and low-income
15. Disposition activity under the grant will be conducted in
accordance with Section 18 of the Act.
8. In accordance with the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973
16. The PHA will carry out acquisition of land, or acquisition of
(42 U.S.C. 4001-4128), the property targeted for acquisition
off-site units with or without rehabilitation to be used as
or construction (including rehabilitation) is not located in an
public housing, in accordance with 24 CFR part 941, or
area identified by the Federal Emergency Management
successor part.
Agency (FEMA) as having special flood hazards, unless:
17. The PHA will carry out major rehabilitation and other physical
(a) The community in which the area is situated is participat-
improvements of housing and non-dwelling facilities in accor-
ing in the National Flood Insurance program (see 44 CFR
dance with 24 CFR 968.11 2(b), (d), (e), and (g)-(o), 24 CFR
parts 59 through 79), or less than one year has passed since
968.130, and 24 CFR 968.135(b) and (d) or successor part.
FEMA notification regarding such hazards; and
18. The PHA will carry out construction of public housing
(b) Where the community is participating in the National
replacement housing, both on-site and off-site, and commu-
Flood Insurance Program, flood insurance is obtained as a
nity facilities, in accordance with 24 CFR part 941 or succes-
condition of execution of a Grant Agreement and approval of
sor part, including mixed-finance development in accor-
any subsequent demolition or disposition application.
dance with subpart F.
9. The application does not target properties in the Coastal
19. The PHA will carry out replacement homeownership activi-
Barrier Resources System, in accordance with the Coastal
ties in general conformance with the requirements of Section
Barrier Resources Act (16 U.S.C. 3501).
24(d)(1)(J) or Section 32 of the 1937 Act and the income
limitations of the Act.
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form HUD-52820-A (02/2001)


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