[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 84 (Monday, May 4, 2009)]
[Page 20494]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-10189]



[Docket No. FR-5300-N-08]

Notice of Availability: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for 
Fiscal Year (FY) 2009; Brownfields Economic Development Initiative 

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

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: HUD announces the availability on its Web site of the 
application information, submission deadlines, funding criteria, and 
other requirements for the FY2009 Brownfields Economic Development 
Initiative (BEDI) NOFA. The BEDI NOFA makes approximately $20 million 
in assistance available, combining assistance appropriated by the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2009 
(Pub. L. 111-8, approved March 11, 2009) and the Department of Housing 
and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2008 (Pub. L. 110-116, 
approved December 26, 2007). All BEDI grants must be used in 
conjunction with a new Section 108-guaranteed loan commitment. 
Applicants for BEDI assistance must address the requirements 
established by HUD's Fiscal Year 2009 Notice of Funding Availability 
(NOFA) Policy Requirements and General Section to the NOFA published on 
December 29, 2008 (73 FR 79548), as amended on April 16, 2009 (74 FR 
17685). Applicants should take particular note that they should follow 
the application submission instructions contained in this NOFA and not 
use those in the General Section. The notice providing information 
regarding the application process, funding criteria and eligibility 
requirements is available on the HUD Web site at http://www.HUD.gov/BEDI.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Kaminsky, Office of Economic 
Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW., Room 7140, Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202-402-4612, 
or Robert Duncan, telephone 202-402-4681 (these are not toll-free 
numbers). Persons with speech or hearing impairments may access this 
telephone number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information 
Relay Service during working hours at 800-877-8339.

    Dated: April 28, 2009.
Nelson R. Breg[ograve]n,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
[FR Doc. E9-10189 Filed 4-29-09; 4:15 pm]