E-Notes from HUD's Detroit Field OfficeU.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
October 19, 2004
(313) 226-7900, ext. 8017
Toni D. Schmiegelow, Field Office Director
DO IT TODAY!
Beginning with HUD's 2005 SuperNOFA (Notice of Funding Availability) virtually every applicant for HUD competitive grant funds will have to apply electronically via www.grants.gov. Are you e-ready to electronically submit? Have you visited the grants.gov Website? Have you registered at grants.gov to receive daily notifications of Federal grant opportunities? Have you gotten a DUNS number? Have you installed a Pure Edge Viewer on your computer? Have you signed-up with the Central Contract Registry? Have you registered with the Credential Provider? Are you signed-on as an Authorized Organization Representative? Be prepared to compete. Do it today!
OVER $500,000 MILLION AWARDED TO HELP PREVENT OR ELIMINATE DISCRIMINATORY HOUSING PRACTICES
Congratulations to Michigan Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) awardees: Fair Housing Center of Metro Detroit -- $98,985.60; Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan (Ann Arbor) -- $67,384.86; Fair Housing Center of Grand Rapids -- $175,820.00; Fair Housing Center of Southwest Michigan (Kalamazoo) -- $80,000.00; Legal Services of Eastern Michigan (Flint) -- $161,034.40. FHIP grant funds will be used to support projects and activities designed to enhance compliance with the Act and substantially equivalent State and local laws prohibiting housing discrimination.
HUD SECRETARY JACKSON ANNOUNCES MILLIONS TO PROTECT CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FROM DANGEROUS LEAD AND OTHER HOME HAZARDS
City of Detroit was awarded a $4 million Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant (LHRD). The City's LHRD grant, will include activities to promote lead hazard awareness, provide prevention activities and institute a variety of lead remediation projects. The City is planning to target this grant to 100,000 people. For more information contact on the City's lead hazard reduction activities, contact Ms. Rochelle Drakeford at (313) 224-9930.
MULTIFAMILY HOUSING CLOSINGS
HUD Detroit completed three final and one initial development closings in metro Detroit during the months of August and September. Final closings include Belleville Cooperative Apartments, Belleville, MI, a 61-unit project insured under Section 202. The project has a Mortgage amount of $5,467,500. HUD is the mortgagee; the Mortgagor is Belleville Non-Profit Housing Corporation. Restoration Towers, Detroit, MI is a 147-unit project insured under Section 223f. The mortgage amount is $5,132,800. The mortgagee is St. James Capital; the mortgagor is Detroit International Stake Adult Housing Corporation. Pontiac VOA, Pontiac, MI is a 50-unit project insured under Section 202. This project has a mortgage amount of $4,383,700. HUD is the mortgagee; the mortgagor is Pontiac VOA Elderly Housing, Inc. An initial closing was completed for Pontiac Townhouses, Pontiac, MI, a 65-unit project insured under Section 221(d) 3. The mortgage amount is $1,824,700. The mortgagee is GMAC Commercia Mortgage; the mortgagor is Pontiac Townhouse Apartments Cooperative, Inc.
HOMES FOR SALE BY U. S. GOVERNMENT
New website offers homes for sale by HUD, Veteran's Affairs and Agriculture. Three Federal agencies have joined together to list their properties for sale in one location: http://www.HomeSales.gov.
NEW FAIR MARKET RENTS
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced its annual Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for communities throughout the nation. The new FMRs reflect the latest 2000 Census data and recent local rental market surveys. The FMRs appeared in the Federal Register on Friday, Oct. 1, 2004 and will take effect immediately.
See FY2005 FMR Final Tables (http://www.huduser.org/datasets/fmr.html)
SAVE THE DATE!
Lead Safe Work Practices, October 12th in Ann Arbor, October 14th in Detroit, November 11th in Taylor, MI - for more information: http://www.leadsafetraining.org.
October 20th, IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) Monthly Business Meeting at Skyine Club, 2000 Town Center - Suite 2800, Southfield, Michigan. Call (248) 615-3888.
October 26th - 28th, Michigan Downtown Revitalization Conference at the Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center in Bay City, Mi, Register online (http://travel.michigan.org/partners/downconf).
November 18th, $searching for, Writing and Winning Government Grant$, Plymouth, Mi at the St. John's Golf & Conference Center. Contact, sponsored by Michigan Municipal League (http://www.mml.org/education/calendar/04k-04.htm).
December 8th, Winter Technical Assistance Conference for the Michigan Community Development Directors Association, Lansing Center in Lansing, Mi. For more information, contact Kenneth Bishop, (313) 961-4266 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 16 - 18, 2005, Michigan Conference on Affordable Housing, Lansing Center in Lansing, Mi. For additional details, visit http://www.housingconference.org/
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