The HHS Federal Real Property Assistance Program (FRPAP) is recognized as one of President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative covered programs.
FRPAP oversees government-wide requirements of 40 U.S.C 550 and Title V of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Title V), 42 U.S.C. 11411, and monitors and oversees the proper use of Federal surplus real property after it is transferred.
Services offered to states, local units of government, and 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations:
The FRPAP, within PSC, is a public benefit conveyance program whereby certain Federal surplus real property may be transferred to eligible organizations for public health and homeless assistance purposes, at a discount or no cost. Federal surplus real property may include land, buildings, fixtures, and equipment situated thereon. Approved uses include homeless shelters, transitional housing, permanent housing with and without supportive services, hospitals, clinics, research facilities, water systems, etc.
- Part C: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Ambient Air Quality Standards Table to determine if the action exceeds city or state health or national standards – https://www.epa.gov/criteria-air-pollutants/naaqs-table
- Part F: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services protected species including bald eagles or migratory birds – https://ipac.ecosphere.fws.gov
- Part G: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services National Wetlands Inventory mapper – https://www.fws.gov/wetlands/data/mapper.html
- Part G: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Zone Management Programs by state to determine if the project borders our oceans, the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay, and Gulf of Mexico – https://coast.noaa.gov/czm/mystate/
- Part G: Wild and Scenic Rivers Act for information on wild, scenic, and recreational rivers – https://www.rivers.gov/wsr-act.php
- Part G: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency information on designated aquifers – https://www.epa.gov/dwssa/map-sole-source-aquifer-locations
- Part H: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on pollutants: https://www.epa.gov/cleanups/cleanups-my-community or the EPA National Priority Lists – https://www.epa.gov/superfund
- Part J: Environmental Justice (Executive Order 12898): The CDC Data Explorer to assess the population characteristics (sex, age, income, demographic, etc.) surrounding a given federal property, which can influence an individual’s health, risk for certain diseases, and affected by public health emergencies – https://ephtracking.cdc.gov/
- Part L: The Office of the Federal Chief Sustainability Officer Council on Environmental Quality Guidance provides Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting Guidance to assess greenhouse gases – https://www.sustainability.gov/resources.html
- Part L: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network to assess if the given federal property is at risk to climate change vulnerabilities such as flooding, excessive heat, drought, or wildfires – https://ephtracking.cdc.gov/
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