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Announcement of Funding Awards for the Emergency Capital Repair Grants Program Fiscal Year 2007

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AGENCY:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, 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 Emergency Capital Repair Grant funding decisions made by the Department in FY 2007. This announcement contains the names of Start Printed Page 70881the awardees and the amounts of the awards made available by HUD.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Willie Spearmon, Director, Office of Housing Assistance and Grant Administration, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708-3000 (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 (800) 877-8339. For general information on this and other HUD programs, visit the HUD Website at http://www.hud.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Emergency Capital Repair Grants Program is authorized by Section 202(b) of the Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 1701q-2). Section 202b was amended to provide grants for “substantial capital repairs to eligible multifamily projects with elderly tenants that are needed to rehabilitate, modernize, or retrofit aging structures, common areas or individual dwelling units.”

On May 22, 2006, at 71 FR 29538, HUD published a notice, entitled “Emergency Capital Repair Grants for Multifamily Housing Projects Designated for Occupancy by the Elderly,” which announced the availability of approximately $30 million in grant funds to make emergency capital repairs to eligible multifamily projects designated for occupancy by elderly tenants. HUD accepted applications on a first-come, first-serve basis and awarded emergency capital repair grants until available amounts were expended. A notice of funding awards announcing Emergency Capital Repair Grant funding decisions made by the Department in Fiscal Year 2006 was published on April 3, 2007, at 72 FR 15896. The amount awarded in FY 2006 was less than the total amount made available in the May 22, 2006, notice, and the Department has continued to make awards on a first-come, first-serve basis in FY 2007. This notice announces the additional funding decisions under the May 22, 2006, notice made by the Department in Fiscal Year 2007.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number for this program is 14.315.

The Emergency Capital Repair Grant is designed to provide funds to make emergency capital repairs to eligible multifamily projects owned by private nonprofit entities designated for occupancy by elderly tenants. The capital repair needs must relate to items that present an immediate threat to the health, safety, and quality of life of the tenants. The intent of these grants is to provide one-time assistance for emergency items that could not be absorbed within the project's operating budget and other project resources.

A total of $12,454,999 was awarded to 53 projects and 5,698 units. 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 of this document.

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Dated: November 20, 2007.

Brian D. Montgomery,

Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner.

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Appendix A.—Emergency Capital Repair Grant Awardees FY 2007

Name of owner/sponsorName of developmentCityStateNumber of unitsDollar amount awardedRepairs funded
Essex Manor, IncEssex ManorSaginawMI75$187,980Replaced the roof and the roof ventilation system, replaced electrical outlets battery operated smoke detectors.
Saginaw Westchester Village, IncSaginaw Westchester VillageSaginawMI15623,964Replaced the existing GFCI outlets and smoke alarms.
Saginaw Westchester Village, IncWestchester Village NorthSaginawMI1012,333Replaced the existing GFCI outlets and smoke alarms.
Tucson Armory Park Foundation, IncArmory Park ApartmentsTucsonAZ140417,311Replaced two unreliable elevators.
The Bernadine Apartments, IncThe Bernadine ApartmentsSyracuseNY216105,800Repaired the leaking roof and replaced the failing alarm system.
Marien-Heim of Sunset Park H. D. F. CMarien-Heim of Sunset ParkBrooklynNY169145,832Replaced the failing exterior building facade.
Encino TerraceEncino TerraceAlbuquerqueNM153499,520Repaired to correct the existing smoke partitioning problems.
Exchange Sunshine Home CorporationExchange Sunshine HomeCopperasTX5015,908Replaced the heating and cooling units.
Overlook Senior Citizens Housing of Marion Co., IncDogwood Terrace IISweetwaterTN2554,761Replaced the roofs on six buildings and repaved the existing driveway and parking areas.
Senior Housing, IncSimon C. Fireman CommunityRandolphMA16083,564Repaired the facility's heating system.
Winter Valley Residences, IncWinter Valley ResidencesMiltonMA128475,000Corrected serious water drainage problems.
Metropolitan Detroit Baptist Manor, IncDetroit Baptist Manor—AlphaFarmington HillsMI10162,637Replaced the cracked and broken sidewalks and parking lots.
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Granada Trades Council Housing, IncGranada HomesSan AntonioTX250496,701Replaced the front entry roof, back up chiller, pipe insulation, and two elevators.
Methouse IncMethouseMunhallPA113209,337Repaired the balconies and window lintels.
Rainbow Place Apartments Limited PartnershipRainbow GroupClevelandOH181256,442Replaced the roof, heating and ventilation system, standby electrical generator and windows.
United Church Residences of Bedford, OH, IncSouth Haven WoodsBedfordOH60124,416Replaced the roof and heating and ventilation (HVAC) system.
Lawrence County Building Trades, IncRiverside ApartmentsNew CastlePA128155,264Replaced the fire alarm system, emergency generator and unit doors.
National Council of Senior CitizensI.W. Abel PlacePittsburghPA51113,580Replaced the windows.
National Church Residences of Cuyahoga Falls, OHPortage Trail VillageCuyahoga FallsOH220155,500Replaced the central water heater.
First Baptist Housing of Bridgeport, IncWashington Heights ApartmentsBridgeportCT120411,464Repaired the building exterior masonry and replaced the elevators.
St. Paul Apartments, IncSt. Paul ApartmentsMaconGA215195,340Replaced major plumbing fixtures and the elevator doors.
Flint Heights Senior Citizen Apartments AssociationFlint HeightsFlintMI163439,711Repaired the building's exterior caulking, replaced roof, and repaired and resurfaced parking and drive.
Westminster Manor IncWestminster ManorSan DiegoCA156255,258Replaced the elevator.
Kivel ManorKivel ManorPhoenixAZ118192,360Replaced the elevator.
Kivel Geriatric CenterKivel Manor EastPhoenixAZ73117,894Replaced the elevator.
Kivel Manor WestKivel Manor WestPhoenixAZ65208,078Replaced the elevator.
Cross-Lines Towers IncCrossline TowersKansas CityKS126500,000Replaced the existing heating system.
New Horizons Assistance CorporationNew Horizons Group HomeKansas CityMO3538,800Repaired the foundation.
Lutheran Retirement Homes, IncSt. John's Lutheran Retirement HomeBillingsMT112500,000Replaced the boiler system.
Columbian Tower Development CorpColumbian TowerHobokenNJ13586,990Replaced all heating zone valves and flow restrictors.
Union Baptist Community Housing CorpHerring ManorWilmingtonDE40178,111Replaced the roof.
Bethany Villa Housing Association, IncBethany Villa ITroyMI119239,564Replaced the boilers, domestic hot water tanks, concrete sidewalks, resurfaced the parking areas and service drive and repaired the roofs.
Bethany Villa Housing Association, IncBethany Villa IITroyMI119294,606Replaced the boilers, domestic hot water tanks, concrete sidewalks, resurfaced the parking areas and service drive and repaired the roofs.
Housing for Independent Living, IncCarver Elderly HousingCarverMA40500,000Replaced the exterior siding, stairs, windows and doors.
Bridgeport Rotary Club Housing CorporationLaurelwood Place ApartmentsBridgeportCT100315,240Replaced two elevators.
Travis Towers, IncTravis TowersJacksonvilleTX87262,522Replaced the fire alarm system and repaired the elevator.
Loving Tender Care (LTC), IncGillbeke ApartmentsMarionIN20157,606Replaced leaking roof, siding, and windows.
East Orange Senior Housing AssociationCoppergate HouseEast OrangeNJ128420,000Replaced the boiler and ventilation system.
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Presbyterian Home at Plainfield, IncPlainfield Tower WestPlainfieldNJ15464,587Replaced the existing two elevators.
Barbara L. Andrews Memorial Housing AssociationAndrews WayRaytownMO106,000Replaced failing plumbing system.
Overlook Senior Citizens Housing of Loudon Co., IncDogwood Terrace IIILenoir CityTN2083,461Repaired a water line, repaved the driveway, and replaced the air conditioning/heating systems.
Mercy Douglas Human Services Residence CorpMercy Douglas ResidencesPhiladelphiaPA61489,752Replaced the deteriorating concrete slab and remediated soil conditions beneath the building.
Century Homes for Elderly, IncSpringbrook ApartmentsVonoreTN2421,037Replaced deteriorating and leaking roof system.
Beaches Elderly Housing CorporationPablo HamletJacksonville BeachFL10474,226Replaced deteriorating and leaking windows.
Schnurman House, IncSchnurman House ApartmentsMayfield HeightsOH198290,000Replaced the roofs.
Saraland Manor IncSaraland ManorGulfportMS101498,777Replaced a fire alarm and emergency call system, replaced the roof condenser units and repaired the elevator doors.
Omni-Governor, IncThe Governor ApartmentsProvidenceRI57425,327Refurbished the existing chimney, replaced roof tiles, and repointed the exterior wall surface.
Jewish Federation Housing, IncFederation TowersMiami BeachFL114402,900Replaced two malfunctioning elevator cars.
Labelle TowersLabelle TowersHighland ParkMI214338,657Replaced a 35-year-old chiller.
Villa Del Sol Senior Housing, IncVilla Del Sol Senior HousingSunland ParkNM3055,838Repaved buckling pavement, repaired heaving sidewalks, and repaired failing storm drainage systems.
Chaparral Senior Housing, IncChaparral Senior HousingLas CrucesNM4098,543Replaced faulty-inoperable windows, corrected flooding problems and repaired guttering systems on the roof.
Elm Manor Homes, IncElm Manor HomesRoanokeVA23284,854Replaced parts of an unreliable elevator, windows, the parapet cap, damaged vinyl siding, and failed retaining wall.
Redeemer Lutheran Housing, IncLuther AcresVinelandNJ100421,646Replaced an inoperable corridor ventilation system.
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