**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

This Notice announces that HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has the authority to accept unsolicited research proposals that address current research priorities. In accordance with statutory requirements, the research proposals must be submitted by eligible applicants and provide cost sharing at least 50 percent of total project cost from philanthropic entities or Federal, state, or local government agencies. This Notice announces that HUD is accepting research proposals for such research partnerships and provides a general description of information that should be included in any research proposal.

The following are examples of priority research topics that could be addressed through collaborative research:
1. Support Underserved Communities
2. Ensure Access to and Increase the Production of Affordable Housing
3. Promote Homeownership
4. Advance Sustainable and Equitable Communities
5. Lead Hazards
6. Other Hazards

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 12
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Award Floor: $10,000

Application Deadline: December 30, 2022