A little more than a year after Administrative Notice 4831 Guidance for Acquisition and Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Projects was released, there is still strong interest in the rehab component of the self-help program.
One of the most common forms in the self-help program is the SF-270 Request for Advance or Reimbursement. The form is used for numerous federal grants, therefore some of the fields are non-applicable to this grant. See a sample completed form for a self-help grantee, which includes information on fields that often cause confusion.
Changes to the way the 2020 Census will be conducted, along with ongoing U.S. Postal Service challenges, could impact how accurately Coachella Valley residents are counted.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development programs provide loans and grants to generate economic opportunities and create jobs. Projects include infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities; and internet access in rural areas.
While states, Tribes and oil companies have recently been given more discretion on drilling, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is struggling with how to protect the environment and human health from the industry’s wastewater.