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Announcement of Funding Awards for the Rural Housing and Economic Development Program; Fiscal Year 2001

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AGENCY:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD.

ACTION:

Notice of funding awards.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a competition for funding under the Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for the Rural Housing and Economic Development Program. This announcement contains the names of the awardees and the amounts of the awards made available by HUD.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jackie W. Mitchell, Director, Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development, Office of Economic Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, 451 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708-2290 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing-and speech-impaired persons may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-877-8339. For general information on this and other HUD programs, call Community Connections at 1-800-998-9999 or visit the HUD Website at http://www.hud.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Rural Housing and Economic Development program was authorized by the Department of Veteran's Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 1999. The competition was announced in the SuperNOFA published February 26, 2001 (66 FR 12187). Applications were rated and selected for funding on the basis of selection criteria contained in that Notice.

The Rural Housing and Economic Development Program is designed to build capacity at the State and local level for rural housing and economic development and to support innovative housing and economic development activities in rural areas. Eligible applicants are local rural non-profit organizations, community development corporations, Indian tribes, and State housing finance agencies. The funds made available under this program will be awarded competitively, through a selection process conducted by HUD in consultation with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Prior to the rating and ranking of this year's applications, Butler County Rural Electric Cooperative in Allison, Iowa was awarded $600,000 as a result of a funding error during the previous year's funding. For the Fiscal Year 2001 competition, a total of $24,042,487 was awarded to 111 projects nationwide.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number for this program is 14.250.

In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987. 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the grantees and amounts of the awards in Appendix A to this document.

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Dated: July 13, 2001.

Roy A. Bernardi,

Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development.

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Appendix A

FY 2001 Rural Housing and Economic Development Competitive Grants

ApplicantStateCityGrant
Alabama Rural Heritage Foundation, IncALThomaston$400,000
Alabama Mayors Corporation for Economic, Cultural and Educational DevelopmentALBirmingham398,768
South East Alabama Self-Help Association, IncALTuskegee148,797
United Presbyterians of Wilcox County, IncALCatherine150,000
Ciunerkiuvik CorporationAKSaint Marys50,000
Tingit-Halda Regional Housing AuthorityAKJuneau70,658
Bee Hoogan Shelter Foundation, IncAZFort Defiance150,000
Chicanos Por La Causa TucsonAZTucson400,000
PPEP Microbusiness and Housing Development CorpAZTucson400,000
United Housing and Educational DevelopmentAZTucson150,000
Yavapai-Apache NationAZCamp Verde140,788
Yavapai-Apache NationAZCamp Verde399,788
North Fork Community Development CorporationCANorth Fork150,000
Self Help EnterprisesCAVisalia400,000
Walking Shield American Indian Society, IncCATustin400,000
Colorado Rural Housing Development CorporationCOWestminster100,000
Region 10 League for Economic Assistance & Planning, IncCOMontrose100,000
Southwest Community Resources, IncCODurango49,350
Everglades Community Association, IncFLFlorida City400,000
Homes in Partnership, IncFLApopka150,000
Housing Development Corporation of Macon CountyGAMontezuma150,000
Southwest Georgia Housing Development CorporationGACuthbert110,425
Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone, IncGACordele149,400
Sapelo Island Cultural & Revitalization SocietyGASapelo Island149,100
Na'alehu TheatreHINa'alehu89,780
Coeur d'Alene TribeIDWorley150,000
Downtown Hays Development CorporationKSHays100,000
Original Town of Liberal Revitalization, IncKSLiberal150,000
Kentucky Mountain Housing Development Corporation, IncKYManchester100,000
Low Income Housing Coalition of Floyd CountyKYPrestonsburg125,505
Louisiana Department of Economic DevelopmentLABaton Rouge400,000
Northlake Community Development CorporationLAHammond150,000
Project 2000, IncLAHammond75,000
Eastern Maine Development CorporationMEBangor100,000
Penobscot Indian NationMEOld Town399,581
Red Lake Housing AuthorityMNRed Lake400,000
Energy Related Homes of Mississippi, IncMSJackson150,000
Mississippi Action for Community Education, IncMSGreenville150,000
Mississippi Home CorporationMSJackson323,388
Quitman County Development OrganizationMSMarks150,000
Southeastern Development Opportunities, IncMSShelby120,450
Action for Eastern Montana, IncMTGlendive149,939
Blackfeet TribeMTBrowning150,000
Confederated Salish & Kootenai TribesMTPablo400,000
Fort Belknap Indian CommunityMTHarlem400,000
Fort Belknap Indian CommunityMTHarlem150,000
Heritage InstituteMTGlasgow399,731
Heritage InstituteMTGlasgow149,284
Ktunaxa Community Development CorporationMTElmo128,139
Santee Sioux TribeNENiobrara150,000
West Central Nebraska Development District, IncNEOgallala90,000
Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network—WRENNHBethlehem100,000
Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribal Housing DepartmentNVFallon400,000
Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribal Housing DepartmentNVFallon150,000
New Mexico Mortgage Finance AgencyNMAlbuquerque400,000
Eastern Plains Housing Development CorporationNMClovis150,000
Community Action Agency of SNM, IncNMLas Cruces400,000
Community Action Agency of SNM, IncNMLas Cruces150,000
Mesilla Valley Economic Development AllianceNMLas Cruces400,000
Mesilla Valley Economic Development AllianceNMLas Cruces150,000
Pojoaque Housing CorporationNMSanta Fe150,000
San Juan PuebloNMSan Juan Pueblo150,000
Zuni Indian TribeNMZuni150,000
Northwestern Housing Enterprises, IncorporatedNCBoone150,000
Community Developers of Beaufort-Hyde, IncNCBelhaven150,000
Native Way Opportunity, Community Development Corporation, IncNCHollister149,560
The Way StationOHColumbiana149,230
WSOS Community Action CommissionOHFremont50,000
Jackson-Vinton Community Action, IncOHWellston150,000
Housing Authority of the Choctaw Nation of OklahomaOKHugo400,000
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Housing Authority of the Choctaw Nation of OklahomaOKHugo150,000
Langston Community Development CorporationOKLangston150,000
Alabama-Quassarte Tribal TownOKMuskogee59,920
Pawnee Nation of OklahomaOKPawnee399,700
Morning Star Foundation of the Pawnee Nation, IncOKSand Springs150,000
Cherokee NationOKTahlequah400,000
International Bio Oxidative Medicine FoundationORGrants Pass150,000
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian ReservationORPendleton400,000
Lawyers' Campaign for Equal JusticeORPortland100,000
Redevelopment Authority of Fayette CountyPAUniontown400,000
Ceiba Housing and Economic Development CorporationPRCeiba150,000
Williamsburg Enterprise Community Commission, IncSCKingstree95,900
Oglala Sioux Tribe PartnershipSDPine Ridge400,000
Oglala Sioux Tribe PartnershipSDPine Ridge100,000
Oti Kaga, IncSDEagle Butte100,000
Sicangu Wicoti Awanyakape CorporationSDRosebud400,000
Legal Aid of Central Texas, IncTXAustin150,000
Community Development Corporation of BrownsvilleTXBrownsville400,000
Neighborhood Housing Service of Dimmit County, IncTXCarrizo Springs400,000
El Paso Collaborative For Community & Economic DevelopmentTXEl Paso400,000
South Plains Community Action Association, IncTXLevelland150,000
Walker-Montgomery Community Development CorporationTXNew Waverly150,000
Organizacion Progresiva De San ElizarioTXSan Elizario150,000
Center for Economic OpportunitiesTXSan Juan400,000
Futuro Communities, IncTXUvalde99,956
Navajo Utah CommissionUTMontezuma Creek400,000
Surry Community Development and Housing CorporationVASurry130,300
Gilman Housing Trust, IncVTNewport150,000
Lummi Indian NationWABellingham400,000
Port Gamble S'Klallam Housing AuthorityWAKingston137,968
Upper Valley MendWALeavenworth150,000
North Columbia Action CouncilWAMoses Lake150,000
Confederated Tribes of the Colville ReservationWANespelem400,000
Willapa Community Development AssociationWARaymond150,000
The Jamestown S'Klallam TribeWASequim400,000
Office of Rural and Farmworker HousingWAYakima150,000
Impact Seven, IncWIAlmena400,000
Ho-Chunk NationWIBlack River Falls400,000
Ho-Chunk NationWIBlack River Falls102,082
Mid-Ohio Valley Regional CouncilWVParkersburg50,000
Northern Arapaho TribeWYEthete150,000
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