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HUD Documents revealing ACORN Spin-off Received HUD Grant Despite Federal Funding Ban

HUD Documents revealing ACORN Spin-off Received HUD Grant Despite Federal Funding Ban

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U.S. DEPARTMENT HOUSIN URBAN DEVELOPIWENT
WASHINGTON, 20411 )-3000
JUL 2013 CHIEF HUMAN /l ll1L OFFICER
Mr. Sean Dunagan
Jud ial Watch
Suite 800
425 Third Street,
Washington, 20024
RE: Freedom Information Act Request
FOIA Control No.2 13-FI-HQ-01563
Dear Mr. Dunagan:
This letter response your Freedom Information Act (FOIA) request dated
May 16. 2013. You asked for the following:
Any and all recor regarding, concerning, lated any and all grants
awarded Mission Peace Hon Counseling (intermediary for Affordable
Housing Centers Pennsylvania, DUNS number 130987154) between January
2011, and the present, include, but not limited to. a.ny and all recor regarding,
conceming, related Federal Award Number HC1200110 iich was
awarded Peace Housing Counseling September 2012, the
amount $337,212.
Any and all recoi regarding. concerning, related the use any grant
monies Affordable Housing Centers Pennsylvant
When responding FOIA request, the Department Housing and Urban
Development searches for responsive documents existing the date that the request
received the Department FOIA Branch. Your request was eived May 22. 2013.
Your request granted part you. Enclosed copy the releasable
information you have requested. withholding banking infomtation pursuant FOIA
Exemption Exemption protect trade secrets and commercial financial infomiation obtained
from person that privileged confidential. the official responsible for this determination based information provided the
Depam:nent Office Housing. You may appeal determination within days from the date letter. you decide appeal, your appeal should include copi your original request and response, well the reasons supporting the appeal. The envelope should
plainly marked indicate that contains FOIA appeal and addressed to:
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MISSION PEACE Department Houslng and Urban Development
877 East Filth Ave.
Olllce Slngle Family Huuslng, Program Support Dlvislun
FLINT, 48503-1741 451 Street:
Roam B-133 LEnlanl Plaza Room 208
Wash an, 20410
TIN NUMBER: 35-3533775 51- NWl 7lN? W-T
DUNS NUMBER: 13092171 202-402-2112
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Tom lnnmmem Amount 3530 446.00 $530,445.00 noounpuurr 2012 HOUSING COUNSELING GFIANT VOUCHER UNDER LOCCS BUDGEY LINE ITEM 9500.
GHANTTYPE: Natlonallnlarmedlary COMPHEHENSIVEGOUNSELING
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US. DEPARTMENT HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT WASHlNGK)N.DC 204I0-SWO
OFFICE HOUSING
Ms. Elmira Smith-Vincent
MISSION PEACE
877 East Fifth Avenue
Flint. 43503-1741
Dear Ms. Smith-Vincent:
Thank you for your willingness expand your housing counseling network include six
former SEEDCO affiliates. The Department Housing and Urban Development providing your
grant HCl2 0011015 with additional $337,212.46 fund intermediary administrative costs and
sub-awards to:_ 
Brooklyn Housing Family Services
CAMBA, Inc.
Corporation Develop Communities Tampa, Inc.
Dominion Financial Management, Inc. 
Episcopal Community Development, lnc.
Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
Memphis Housing Resource Center
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
Worcester Eastside Community Development Corporation
Enclosed you will find signed copy Form HUD-1044, Assistance Award/Amendment.
Retain this your grant records. All provisions the grant ageement apply this additional
funding. Please submit revised Fortn HUD 424-CB with the additional funds included along with
the revised sub-allocation amount and client projections your assigned GTR within days the
date this letter. you have any questions concerns, please contact Thomas Bankins (202) 402-3323. Sincerely, 
Ruth Roman
Director, Single Family
Program Support Division
Enclosure:
l-IUD 1044
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Assistance AwardlAmendment
U.S. Depanmlnt HOI-ISIIIQ
and Urhnn Development
Office Assistance lnitmment
Cooperative Agreement Instrument Number
HC120011015 Name and dersuomeclplent
MISSION PEACE
877 East Fifth Ave.
FLINT. 48503-1741 Grant Amendment Numhut
TIN NUMBER:
DUNS NUMBER:
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Department Housing and Urban Development
Office Single Family Housing. Program Support Division
451 7th Street,
Room E-133 LEniant Plaza Room 2206
Washington. 20410
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in. Name Aanrnututor
Ruth Roman 202-402-2112 Hub Government Tecmriui Representative
Thorn Ban kins
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CFO Accounting CenterIHUD Box 901013
Fort Worth, 76101
ti. Aoomntlna Indluaproprlatlnn Data
15:. Appropriation Number 15h. rvatlon number
8612 0158 HC120011015
-Luau ..1 Lw.-- 657.46 2012 HOUSING COUNSELING GRANT VOUCHER UNDER LOCCS BUDGET LINE ITEM 9500.
GRANT TYPE: National Intermediary COMPREHENSIVE COUNSELING
PERIOD PERFORMANCE: 10/01/2011 O3/31/2013
LOCOS EXPIRATION DATE: 07/31/2013
17. Recipient required sign and return three (3) copies this document the HUD Admlnleten Cities Recipient (By Name)
Elmira Smith-Vincent
15. Recipient not required sign this document.
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Carol Galante amino Title 4.447% T/4x
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Houel Commissioner
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LOCOS VRS u.s. Department Houllng OMB Approval No. 253541102
Reques voucher and Urban Development (Hm 03/311200?)
Office Administration
for Grant Payment
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not collect Ihls Iviivimalion. and you Irv not required comnielu inns iomi, unlan dlspiays currently valid oivia cnnlrul numim.
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