[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 229 (Friday, November 28, 2014)]
[Pages 70887-70888]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-27924]



[Docket No. FR-5750-N-48]

Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless

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

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and 
surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to 
assist the homeless.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Perry, Department of Housing 
and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 7266, Washington, 
DC 20410; telephone (202) 402-3970; TTY number for the hearing- and 
speech-impaired (202) 708-2565 (these telephone numbers are not toll-
free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 800-927-7588.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 24 CFR part 581 and 
section 501 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 
U.S.C. 11411), as amended, HUD is publishing this Notice to identify 
Federal buildings and other real property that HUD has reviewed for 
suitability for use to assist the homeless. The properties were 
reviewed using information provided to HUD by Federal landholding 
agencies regarding unutilized and underutilized buildings and real 
property controlled by such agencies or by GSA regarding its inventory 
of excess or surplus Federal property. This Notice is also published in 
order to comply with the December 12, 1988 Court Order in National 
Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88-2503-OG 
    Properties reviewed are listed in this Notice according to the 
following categories: Suitable/available, suitable/unavailable, and 
suitable/to be excess, and unsuitable. The properties listed in the 
three suitable categories have been reviewed by the landholding 
agencies, and each agency has transmitted to

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HUD: (1) Its intention to make the property available for use to assist 
the homeless, (2) its intention to declare the property excess to the 
agency's needs, or (3) a statement of the reasons that the property 
cannot be declared excess or made available for use as facilities to 
assist the homeless.
    Properties listed as suitable/available will be available 
exclusively for homeless use for a period of 60 days from the date of 
this Notice. Where property is described as for ``off-site use only'' 
recipients of the property will be required to relocate the building to 
their own site at their own expense. Homeless assistance providers 
interested in any such property should send a written expression of 
interest to HHS, addressed to Theresa Ritta, Ms. Theresa M. Ritta, 
Chief Real Property Branch, the Department of Health and Human 
Services, Room 5B-17, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, 
MD 20857, (301) 443-6672 (This is not a toll-free number.) HHS will 
mail to the interested provider an application packet, which will 
include instructions for completing the application. In order to 
maximize the opportunity to utilize a suitable property, providers 
should submit their written expressions of interest as soon as 
possible. For complete details concerning the processing of 
applications, the reader is encouraged to refer to the interim rule 
governing this program, 24 CFR part 581.
    For properties listed as suitable/to be excess, that property may, 
if subsequently accepted as excess by GSA, be made available for use by 
the homeless in accordance with applicable law, subject to screening 
for other Federal use. At the appropriate time, HUD will publish the 
property in a Notice showing it as either suitable/available or 
    For properties listed as suitable/unavailable, the landholding 
agency has decided that the property cannot be declared excess or made 
available for use to assist the homeless, and the property will not be 
    Properties listed as unsuitable will not be made available for any 
other purpose for 20 days from the date of this Notice. Homeless 
assistance providers interested in a review by HUD of the determination 
of unsuitability should call the toll free information line at 1-800-
927-7588 for detailed instructions or write a letter to Ann Marie Oliva 
at the address listed at the beginning of this Notice. Included in the 
request for review should be the property address (including zip code), 
the date of publication in the Federal Register, the landholding 
agency, and the property number.
    For more information regarding particular properties identified in 
this Notice (i.e., acreage, floor plan, existing sanitary facilities, 
exact street address), providers should contact the appropriate 
landholding agencies at the following addresses: AGRICULTURE: Ms. Debra 
Kerr, Department of Agriculture, Reporters Building, 300 7th Street 
SW., Room 300, Washington, DC 20024, (202) 720-8873; COAST GUARD: 
Commandant, United States Coast Guard, Attn: Jennifer Stomber, 2703 
Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE Stop 7714 Washington, DC 20593; (202) 
475-5609; GSA: Mr. Flavio Peres, General Services Administration, 
Office of Real Property Utilization and Disposal, 1800 F Street NW., 
Room 7040 Washington, DC 20405, (202) 501-0084; (These are not toll-
free numbers).

    Dated: November 20, 2014.
Brian P. Fitzmaurice,
Director, Division of Community Assistance.

Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs.


Suitable/Available Properties



Metro West
300 N. Green St.
Baltimore MD 21201
Landholding Agency: GSA
Property Number: 54201440004
Status: Excess
GSA Number: 4-G-MD-0624AA
Directions: 2 Federal office buildings totaling 1,085,741 sq. ft.
Comments: bldgs. located on 11 acres; 7 months vacant; good to fair 
conditions; includes garage w/410 spaces; coordinate access w/
landholding agency's facilities management; contact GSA for more 

Unsuitable Properties



Bldg. 400 (formerly NVSL/CVB Central)
#32127 Ames-NVSL
Ames IA 50010
Landholding Agency: Agriculture
Property Number: 15201440004
Status: Unutilized
Comments: research based; public access denied and no alternative 
method to gain access w/out compromising national security
Reasons: Secured Area

Unsuitable Properties



Shed (RPUID 9077)
Garage (RPUID 9078)
133 Eastern Point Blvd.
Gloucester MA 01930
Landholding Agency: Coast Guard
Property Number: 88201440002
Status: Unutilized
Comments: Documented deficiencies: severely damaged by storm Sandy; 
structural damage; clear threat to physical safety
Reasons: Extensive deterioration

[FR Doc. 2014-27924 Filed 11-26-14; 8:45 am]