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Grants to USA Public Housing Authorities for Capital Improvements

Capital Fund At-Risk/Receivership/Substandard/Troubled Program


GrantWatch ID#

Funding Source
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
CFDA Number: 14.888
Funding or PIN Number: FR-6700-N-81
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Important Dates
Deadline: 08/21/23 11:59 PM EST Receipt Save

Grant Description
Grants to USA public housing authorities for capital improvements. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for housing authorities that do not meet current standards or are designated as troubled or high-risk.

The purpose of this funding is to provide Public Housing Authorities ("PHAs") in receivership, designated troubled or substandard, or otherwise at risk with funds for costs associated with public housing asset improvement. For this NOFO, risk shall mean "high risk" and asset improvement means capital improvements. Use of this funding is focused on improving public housing asset management project (AMP) performance in two core areas:

  • Physical Condition: Improve the physical condition of public housing. Successful applicants must demonstrate a comprehensive strategy on how the funds will provide residents access to safe and decent public housing through improved public housing assets.
  • Management: Increase occupancy and reduce long-term vacancies through capital investment.


  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities

Additional Eligibility Criteria
PHAs with the legal authority to develop, own, modernize, and operate a public housing project in accordance with the 1937 Act are eligible.

Eligible applicants under this NOFO are troubled, substandard, receivership or high risk PHAs, as defined in Section I.A.3, Definitions.

Tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs), nonprofit organizations, resident management corporations, and resident associations are not eligible to apply.

Ineligible Applicants:
1. Individuals.
2. Any entity that does not meet the eligibility criteria listed above in Section III.A. Tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs), Indian Housing Authorities (IHAs), nonprofit organizations, resident management corporations, and resident associations are not eligible to apply.

For information on funding restrictions, see the following link:

Pre-Application Information
The application deadline is 11:59:59 PM Eastern time on 08/21/2023

Applicants must be registered with before submitting their application. Applicants must maintain current information in SAM on immediate and highest-level owner and subsidiaries, as well as on all predecessors that have been awarded a Federal contract or grant within the last three years, if applicable. Information in SAM must be current for all times during which the applicant has an active Federal award or an application or plan under consideration by HUD.

As of April 4, 2022, entities doing business with the federal government must use the UEI
created in Also, you must provide a valid UEI, registered and active at in the application.

Applicants may submit a maximum of one application with only one AMP, which may include multiple properties or scattered sites.

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For a list of relevant application documents, see the Package tab (click Preview) on the link listed above.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants

Estimated Size of Grant
Minimum Award Amount: $250,000 Per Project Period
Maximum Award Amount: $3,000,000 Per Project Period

Term of Contract
Estimated Project Start Date: 10/20/2023
Estimated Project End Date: 10/01/2027
Length of Project Periods: 48-month project period and budget period

Contact Information
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Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Please note that HUD staff cannot assist applicants in preparing their applications.

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