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FAQs For Applying For Sustainability Planning Grants

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Racing against Monday's looming deadline, HUD’s Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities is rushing out extra material to help answer questions about the department's two new planning grants.


The pre-application process for the Community Challenge/Tiger II Planning Grants closes at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 26.  In theory, those interested in submitting pre-applications were supposed to have registered for access to the pre-application system back on July 16. But if any interested parties have not yet registered for access or submitted a pre-application, they can still do so. Pre-application instructions are provided on the TIGER II website.

DOT and HUD are responding to a high level of late requests for registration, and will continue to respond to these requests in the order in which they are received, until 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday July 26, the Office of Sustainable Communities and Housing announced.

To assist applicants for HUD community challenge activities, HUD has developed some specific guidance to address frequently asked questions:

More information is available in the reorganized HUD Sustainability website.