NSP for Nonprofits: Resources for Implementation
Nonprofit community development organizations are important partners to local governments in implementing NSP1. In NSP2, these nonprofits have stepped up to take on even more responsibility, in some cases taking on the lead role in multi-sector collaboratives. Collected on this page are resources to help nonprofits administer NSP funding and implement NSP programming effectively. Topic areas include:
- NSP and Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy
- Organizational Management
- Financial Management and Cost Recovery for Nonprofits
- Property Acquisition and Disposition
- NSP2 Program Design
- Impact Measurements
- Marketing Properties and Neighborhoods
- Reporting Issues
- Environmental Review
NSP and Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy
Keep the "neighborhood" in NSP with these resources on neighborhood stabilization and revitalization strategy.
- Beyond NSP: Framing Strategies in a Challenging Environment Part 2
- How to Spend $3.92 Billion: Stabilizing Neighborhoods by Addressing Foreclosed and Abandoned Properties
- Managing Neighborhood Change: A Framework for Sustainable and Equitable Revitalization
- Strategies for Comprehensive Neighborhood Revitalization
These resources can help nonprofits mange the organizational growth and complexity that comes with administering NSP funds.
- Webinar Presentation: NSP Program Administration for Nonprofits
- The Effectiveness of Nonprofit Lead-Organization Networks for Social Service Delivery
- Reputation and Relationships News Articles
- NSP Policy Alert: Guidance on Developers, Subrecipients, and Contractors - Implications of Using Different Entity Types to Carry out NSP-funded Activities
- A 21st Century Vision for Community Development
- Let’s Stimulate Demand-Driven Community Development
- Managing and Monitoring NSP Programs for Results
Financial Management and Cost Recovery for Nonprofits
NSP brings complex challenges in financial management and other compliance issues.
Property Acquisition and Disposition
These resources will help nonprofits plan and navigate their acquisition and disposition strategies without reinventing documents and procedures.
- United Housing Neighborhood Stabilization Lease
- United Housing 2010 NSP FIRST Mortgage Loan Program Summary
- Website Resources - Property Acquisition and Disposition
- Sample NSP Documents - Property Acquisition and Disposition
- Property Acquisition and Disposition PowerPoint Presentation
- NSP Single-Family Development and Sales Program Manual
NSP2 Program Design
The forms and other tools in this HUD package are field tested by other NSP grantees and will save nonprofits time and money in program design.
Package of HUD Forms, including:
- Agreement for Development and Sales of Single Family Homes
- Exhibit A-Home Sales Activity and Detailed Budget
- Homebuyer Assistance Application-Sample
- Sample NSP Property Development Activity Log
- Sample NSP Site and Rehab Approval Request Form
- Sample Property File Acquisition Checklist
- Sample Single Family Housing Rehabilitation Checklist
- Sample Single Family Rehabilitation Contract
- Sample Single Family Rehab Specifications Including Green Specs
- Sample Single Family Housing Rehabilitation Standard
Success Measures at NeighborWorks America has developed a new set of data collection and analysis tools to assist nonprofits in benchmarking and tracking neighborhood physical, social and market conditions.
Marketing Properties and Neighborhoods
In the current housing and credit market, selling a home to a qualified buyer can be a challenging endeavor. These tools offer marketing and sales tips to help nonprofits find buyers and avoid excessive periods of carrying costs.
- NSP Marketing Campaign Checklist
- Training: Marketing Strategies to Support Your Neighborhood Stabilization Work
- Developing a Basic Marketing Plan To Sell Houses and Neighborhoods
- Marketing Houses and Neighborhoods Through Real Estate Professionals
- Guide to Marketing and Selling NSP Homes
- Part 109 Fair Housing Advertising
HUD's "Ask an Expert" program can help nonprofits stay ahead of the many reporting and compliance requirements of NSP.
NSP funding requires detailed environmental reviews for successful project development. This package of resources will get you started.
Environmental review package, including:
- Internet Resources for Environmental Review
- Environmental Review Guide For Private Nonprofit Recipients of NSP2 Grants – 24 CFR Part 50
- Environmental Review Form 4128