(a)  Applicants shall submit applications in order to be considered for funding.  Selection of applications for funding will be based primarily on information contained in the application; thus applications must contain sufficient information for the Department to rate them against the selection criteria.  In addition, information from any source may be considered which regards the eligibility of the applicant or application, the legality or feasibility of proposed activities, the applicant's compliance with application procedures specified in this Subchapter, or the accuracy of the information presented in the application.  All applicants shall address their projects to one of the grant categories listed in Rule .0402 of this Section.

(b)  Applications shall demonstrate that projects proposed for assistance with HOME funds will meet the project requirements specified in 24 CFR 92.250‑258.

(c)  Applications must be received by the Departmental administrative offices in Raleigh before 5:00 p.m. on the submission date or sent by mail and postmarked on the submission date.

(d)  The applicant shall certify to the Department that it will comply with all applicable Federal and State laws, Regulations, Rules and Executive Orders.

(e)  Applicants shall comply with program guidelines issued by the Department for the purpose of administering the HOME program.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑431; 24 C.F.R. Part 92;

Eff. November 2, 1992.