If not on the Code of Conduct 2017 List, attach Code of Conduct to your Project Applicant Profile. Many were removed from the List due to noncompliance with 2 CFR 200.318(c)(1)
Federal regulations (2 CFR part 200) and HUD's Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) for discretionary funds require non-Federal entities receiving Federal assistance awards, excluding States, to develop and maintain written standards/codes of conduct covering conflicts of interest and governing the actions of its employees engaged in the selection, award and administration of contracts. No employee, officer, or agent may participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported by a Federal award if he or she has a real or apparent conflict of interest (2 CFR 200.318(c)(1)). HUD grantees are required to submit their code of conduct to HUD.
Codes of Conduct must:
Failure to provide a copy of the organizations Code of Conduct and/or notify HUD of potential conflicts of interest may prevent applicants from receiving HUD funds.
HUD is comprehensively refreshing and streamlining the library. All paper files over six years old have been deleted so many organizations that have been on the list will need to resubmit an updated document. Select the state in which your organization is located, to see if HUD has your organization's Code of Conduct statement on file.
If your organization is not listed on the Code of Conduct 2017 List, please forward an electronic copy of the Code of Conduct statement to askGMO@hud.gov. The email should contain:
Ann M. Schenning
Senior CPD Representative
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
10 South Howard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201