[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 222 (Wednesday, November 18, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 71936]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-29478]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

24 CFR Part 570

[Docket Nos. FR 5797-I-01 and FR 5797-C-02]
RIN 2506-AC39


Changes to Accounting Requirements for the Community Development 
Block Grants (CDBG) Program; Correction

AGENCY: Office of the General Counsel, HUD.

ACTION: Interim final rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: This document corrects a technical error in HUD's interim 
final rule on CDBG accounting requirements, published November 12, 
2015.

DATES: Effective date: December 14, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stanley Gimont, Director, Office of 
Block Grant Assistance, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
Office of Community Planning and Development, 451 7th Street SW., Suite 
7286, Washington, DC 20410 at 202-708-3587, (this is not a toll-free 
number). Individuals with speech or hearing impairments may access this 
number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service, toll-free, at 800-
877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD published a document in the Federal 
Register on November 12, 2015, at 80 FR 69864, amending the accounting 
requirements for the CDBG program, including 24 CFR 570.489. The 
amendments included clarification of how HUD determines compliance with 
planning and administration cost limits. In the preamble to the rule, 
at page 69867, first column, HUD stated that the regulations revised by 
rule modify the limits on administrative and planning expenses by 
adding to the existing compliance test a new test for grants with an 
origin year of 2015and subsequent years, which would continue to remain 
in place for all grants. However, language was inadvertently included 
in the regulatory text that limited the existing test to CDBG grants 
with an origin year prior to 2015. This document corrects that limiting 
language.

Correction

    In interim final rule FR Doc. 2015-28700, published on November 12, 
2015 (80 FR 69864), make the following correction:
    On page 69872, in the first column, in Sec.  570.489, correct 
paragraph (a)(3)(ii) to read as follows:


Sec.  570.489  Program administrative requirements.

    (a) * * *
    (3) * * *
    (ii) The combined expenditures by the State and its funded units of 
general local government for planning, management, and administrative 
costs shall not exceed 20 percent of the aggregate amount of the origin 
year grant, any origin year grant funds reallocated by HUD to the 
State, and the amount of any program income received during the program 
year.
* * * * *

    Dated: November 13, 2015.
Camille Acevedo,
Associate General Counsel for Legislation and Regulations.
[FR Doc. 2015-29478 Filed 11-17-15; 8:45 am]
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