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Announcement of Funding Awards for the Rural Housing and Economic Development Program; Fiscal Year 2009

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


Notice of funding awards.


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 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) 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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Jackie L. Williams, PhD, Director, Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7137, Washington, DC 20410-7000; 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 Web site at

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The Rural Housing and Economic Development program was authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 1999. The competition was announced in the Federal Register (FR Doc. E9-10186) on May 4, 2009. Applications were rated and selected for funding on the basis of selection criteria contained in that notice.

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number for this the Rural Housing and Economic Development program is 14.250. 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 Start Printed Page 9589development corporations, Federally recognized Indian Tribes, State housing finance agencies, and State community and/or economic development agencies. The funds made available under this program were awarded competitively, through a selection process conducted by HUD. Prior to the rating and ranking of this year's applications, Youthbuild McLean County in Bloomington, Illinois, for the Fiscal year 2009 competition, was awarded a total of $300,000.00 as a result of funding errors during the previous year's funding. For the Fiscal year 2009 competition, a total of $25,030,464.75 was awarded to 86 projects nationwide.

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: December 17, 2010.

Mercedes Márquez,

Assistant Secretary for Community Planning Development.

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Appendix A

FY 2009 Rural Housing and Economic Development Program Grantees

GranteeStateAmount awarded
Organized Village of KasaanAK$300,000.00
Chilkoot Indian AssociationAK238,000.00
Ketchikan Indian CommunityAK300,000.00
Collaborative Solutions, IncAL300,000.00
Hale Empowerment & Revitalization Organization, IncAL300,000.00
Health Services Center, IncAL300,000.00
Moenkopi Developers Corporation, IncAZ257,280.00
The Primavera Foundation, IncAZ300,000.00
Bik'eh Hozho Community Development CorporationAZ298,900.00
International Sonoran Desert AllianceAZ300,000.00
Nogales Community Development CorporationAZ300,000.00
Hopi TribeAZ299,000.00
Elfrida Citizens Alliance, IncAZ300,000.00
Chicanos Por La Causa, IncAZ300,000.00
Pascua Yaqui TribeAZ300,000.00
Bear River Band of Rohnerville RancheriaCA300,000.00
Big Pine Paiute TribeCA300,000.00
Community Assistance NetworkCA300,000.00
Fresno West Coalition for Economic DevelopmentCA300,000.00
Hoopa Valley Housing AuthorityCA300,000.00
Quechan Tribally Designated Housing AuthorityCA300,000.00
Walking Shield, IncCA300,000.00
Bishop Paiute TribeCA299,640.00
Self-Help EnterprisesCA300,000.00
Yurok TribeCA300,000.00
Florida Non-Profit Services, IncFL300,000.00
DeSoto County Homeless CoalitionFL300,000.00
YouthBuild McLean County (YBMC, Inc.)IL300,000.00
Kentucky Highlands Investment CorporationKY300,000.00
Young Adult Development in Action, Inc. dba YouthBuild HazardKY300,000.00
WestCare Kentucky, IncKY300,000.00
Beattyville Housing and Development Corporation, IncKY150,000.00
Housing Development Alliance, IncKY300,000.00
KCEOC Community Action PartnershipKY300,000.00
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, IncKY300,000.00
Partnership Housing, IncKY300,000.00
Macon Ridge Community Development CorporationLA300,000.00
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of LouisianaLA242,000.00
NHA Properties, IncMA300,000.00
Global Community Investment Strategies, IncMD300,000.00
Four Directions Development CorporationME298,234.00
Chippewa-Luce-Mackinac Community Action Human Resource Authority, IncMI300,000.00
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa IndiansMI293,933.00
Keweenaw Bay Indian CommunityMI300,000.00
Little River Band of Ottawa IndiansMI238,349.00
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi IndiansMI300,000.00
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior ChippewaMN170,000.00
Bois Forte Band of ChippewaMN298,073.00
Esther Stewart Buford FoundationMS180,000.00
County Housing, Education & Community Services, IncMS300,000.00
Richland Affordable HousingMT300,000.00
Blackfeet TribeMT300,000.00
Northern Cheyenne Tribal Housing AuthorityMT200,000.00
North Carolina Housing Finance AgencyNC300,000.00
Coalition of Indian Housing Authorities in North DakotaND300,000.00
Ho-Chunk Community Development CorporationNE298,754.00
High Plains Community Development Corp., IncNE254,855.00
New Mexico Mortgage Finance AuthorityNM300,000.00
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Ohkay Owingeh Housing AuthorityNM300,000.00
Community Area Resource EnterpriseNM300,000.00
Mescalero Apache Housing AuthorityNM300,000.00
Muscogee (Creek) NationOK300,000.00
Iowa Tribe of OklahomaOK296,496.00
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development OrganizationOK300,000.00
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw IndiansOR190,000.00
Allendale County Alive, IncSC300,000.00
Catawba Indian NationSC273,608.75
The Lakota Fund, IncSD300,000.00
Mazaska Owecaso Otipi Financial, IncSD160,000.00
Sicangu Wicoti Awayankapi CorporationSD300,000.00
First Nations Oweesta CorporationSD1,000,000.00
Buffalo Valley, IncTN300,000.00
West Tennessee Legal Service, IncTN300,000.00
Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority, IncTN214,038.00
Neighborhood Housing Services of Dimmit County, IncTX300,000.00
Motivation Education & Training, IncTX300,000.00
Upper Rio Grande Workforce Development BoardTX300,000.00
Proyecto Azteca, IncTX300,000.00
Makah TribeWA300,000.00
Lummi Indian NationWA279,304.00
Spokane Tribe of IndiansWA300,000.00
Quinault Indian NationWA300,000.00
Neighborhood Housing Services of Richland CenterWI300,000.00
Lau Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of WisconsinWI300,000.00
Southern Appalachian Labor SchoolWV300,000.00
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