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WAP Year-End Closeout Deadlines  
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) sub-grantees are required to meet the following deadlines for the end-of-year draw closeout and budget modification requests.   

702 Deadline 
4th Quarter BMF Deadline 
DOE and LIHEAP May 702:  Thursday, June 15 at 8 a.m.  Wednesday, June 7 at 8 a.m.  (BMF Affecting May DOE and/or LIHEAP 702) 
LIHEAP June 702: 
Thursday, July 6 at 8 a.m.  
Thursday, June 22 at 8 a.m. 
(BMF Affecting June LIHEAP 702)
DOE June 702: 
Thursday, July 27 at 8 a.m.
Thursday, July 13 at 8 a.m. 
(BMF Affecting June DOE 702)

If you have any questions, please email 
VAWA Implementation: Emergency Transfer Plans Required by June 14, 2017
VAWA applies to: HOME, ESG, COC, and HOPWA funding sources.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a final rule on Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013: Implementation in HUD Housing Programs . This new rule became effective December 16, 2016,  and applies to all the funding sources listed below. All partners receiving funds through one of the programs listed must implement The Emergency Transfer Plan requirement by Wednesday, June 14, 2017. 
If you have a project with one of these funding sources please read the applicable rules that have been updated to include the VAWA requirements. Partner agencies are responsible for, and HCA quality assurance staff will be monitoring for compliance on, the implementation and adherence to VAWA-related requirements after the effective date.
COC, ESG, and HOME TBRA Toolkits have been updated and HUD's Model Emergency Transfer Plan is included as a required form. Please refer to the program rules for the funding your agency receives to ensure you complete the Emergency Transfer Plan as applicable.
 If you have questions, please submit a request through the HCA Help Desk .

In general, all HUD projects must follow
24 CFR part 5, Subpart L - Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking .  

In addition, there are specific changes to each of the following program rules: 
Preservation Celebration
On June 1, 2017, Kathy Peters, executive director of KHC, spoke during Winterwood Inc.'s Preservation Portfolio Grand Reopening Ceremony at Brayton Apartments in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. This is one of 18 aged USDA Rural Development Section 515 affordable housing properties that was revitalized in 14 counties across the state. The total portfolio revitalized 563 apartment units. Financing included sources such as 4 percent Tax Credits, tax-exempt bonds, USDA Rural Housing Service Section 515 loans, USDA Section 538 Guaranteed loans, HOME funding, with other sources of funding totaling $64.4 million. 

It takes a supportive community, a creative assortment of funding sources, and successful partnerships to preserve affordable housing. May the new life that has been breathed into each property, and our host, Brayton Apartments, bring those who will live here much comfort and happiness.

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