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


U.S. Department of Housing
HOPE VI Demolition Grant
and Urban Development
Applicant Certifications
Office of Public and Indian Housing
Acting on behalf of the Board of Commissioners of the Public Housing Authority (PHA) listed below, as its Chairman, I approve the
submission of the HOPE VI Demolition funding 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 tar-
9. The PHA will not provide to any development more
geted in this HOPE VI Demolition Grant application
assistance under the HOPE VI Demolition grant than is
meets the definition of severe distress in accordance
necessary to perform demolition activities after taking
with Section 24(j)(2) of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937
into account other governmental assistance provided.
("the Act").
10. The PHA will comply with the requirements of the Fair
2. The PHA has not received assistance from the Federal
Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3601-19) and regulations pursu-
government, State, or unit of local government, or any
ant thereto (24 CFR part 100); Executive Order 11063
agency or instrumentality, for the specific demolition
(Equal Opportunity in Housing) and regulations pursuant
activities for which funding is requested in the HOPE VI
thereto (24 CFR part 107); the fair housing poster regu-
Demolition grant application.
lations (24 CFR part 110) and advertising guidelines (24
CFR part 109); and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
3. The PHA is in full compliance with any desegregation or
(42 U.S.C. 2000d) and regulations pursuant thereto (24
other court order related to Fair Housing (e.g., Title VI of
CFR part 1).
the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, and
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) that affects
11. The PHA will comply with the prohibitions against dis-
the PHA’s public housing program and that is in effect on
crimination on the basis of age pursuant to the Age
the date of application submission.
Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6101-07) and
regulations issued pursuant thereto (24 CFR part 146);
4. The PHA does not have any litigation pending which
the prohibitions against discrimination against, and rea-
would preclude timely start-up of activities.
sonable modification and accommodation and accessi-
5. PHA has returned any excess advances received during
bility requirements for, handicapped individuals under
development or modernization, or amounts determined
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C.
by HUD to constitute excess financing based on a
794) and regulations issued pursuant thereto (24 CFR
HUD-approved Actual Development Cost Certificate
part 8); the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C.
(ADCC) or Actual Modernization Cost Certificate (AMCC),
12101 et. seq.) and regulations issued pursuant thereto
or that HUD has approved a payback plan.
(28 CFR Part 36); and the Architectural Barriers Act of
1968, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4151) and regulations
Grantee Certifications
issued pursuant thereto (24 CFR Part 40).
If selected for HOPE VI Demolition grant funding:
12. The PHA will address the elimination of impediments to
6. The PHA will comply with all policies, procedures, and
fair housing choice that were identified in the jurisdiction’s
requirements prescribed by HUD for the HOPE VI Pro-
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, rem-
gram, including the implementation of HOPE VI Demoli-
edy discrimination in housing, and promote fair housing
tion grant activities, in a timely, efficient, and economical
rights and fair housing choice.
13. The PHA has adopted the goal of awarding a specified
7. The PHA will start construction within six months from
percentage of the dollar value of the total of the HOPE VI
the date of Grant Agreement execution, and complete
contracts to be awarded during subsequent fiscal years
the demolition within two years from the date of Grant
to minority business enterprises and will take appropri-
Agreement execution.
ate affirmative action to assist resident-controlled and
women’s business enterprises in accordance with the
8. The PHA will not receive assistance from the Federal
requirements of Executive Orders 11246, 11625, 12432,
government, State, or unit of local government, or any
and 12138.
agency or instrumentality, for the specific activities funded
by the HOPE VI Demolition grant. The PHA has estab-
14. The PHA will comply with the requirements of Section 3
lished controls to ensure that any activity funded by the
of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12
HOPE VI Demolition grant is not also funded by any other
U.S.C. 1701u) (Employment Opportunities for Lower
HUD program, thereby preventing duplicate funding of any
Income Persons in Connection with Assisted Projects)
and its implementing regulation at 24 CFR part 135,
including the reporting requirements of Subpart E.
Previous edition is obsolete
form HUD-52820-B (02/2001)
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