Specifications include, but are not limited to:
1. Provide staff with ongoing consulting, including technical assistance and programmatic
advice, related to CmDv’s management of the Community Development Block Grant
(CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Neighborhood Stabilization
Program (NSP) and HUD’s Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS). This may
include remote and/or on-site training, participation in meetings/conference calls, emails
correspondence, review of program or project specific documents, and miscellaneous Q&A
related to program regulations, program income management, best practices, etc.
2. Assist staff in training, preparation, data entry, accomplishments and reports as required by
HUD’s Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS) related to all projects and
activities. This may include review and assistance with the development of the Annual
Action Plan (AAP), the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
and/or any substantial amendments required to either plan, including the Five Year
Consolidated Plan. This may include assessment and recommendation of best suited
projects for the City each program year. Preferred certified IDIS Specialist.
3. Assist staff in training, project evaluation, data entry, mapping and reports as required by
HUD’s Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS) for HERO’s. This may include
analysis of the impacts of HUD assisted projects to ensure that the proposed project does
not negatively impact the surrounding environment and that the property site itself will not
have an adverse environmental or health effect on end users. Every project must also be
in compliance with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 24 CRF Part 50 and Part 58.
This may also include tiered reviews, project specific reviews, Request for Release of Funds
(RROF) and Notice of Funds Available (NOFA), etc procedures.
4. Assist staff in researching, application processing and grant award management for other
HUD and non-HUD grant funding opportunities. This may include Emergency Shelter Grant
(ESG), CDBG-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) and other grant
5. Assist staff with financial and transactional management on all projects, regardless of
funding sources. This may include programs such as Public Housing Capital, Operating
Funds, Section 8, HOME, CDBG, NSP, Program Income, ESG, Brownfield Grants and FHLB.
This may include application for additional grant resources, calculating HOME Match
Liabilities, and the negotiation of collecting NSP repayments to be converted to CDBG
Program Income (PI). This may also include working with the City’s local Finance
Department municipal accounting to reconcile accounting with HUD available funds.