Pennsylvania Code & Bulletin

• No statutes or acts will be found at this website.

The Pennsylvania Bulletin website includes the following: Rulemakings by State agencies; Proposed Rulemakings by State agencies; State agency notices; the Governor’s Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly; and Statewide and local court rules.

PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-1427



Final Plan Implementing PHARE Act Funding and Request for Proposals for Funding

[42 Pa.B. 4829]
[Saturday, July 28, 2012]

 The Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund (PHARE Fund) was established by the act of November 23, 2010 (P. L. 1035, No. 105) to provide a structure by which certain State and Federal funds may be used to support affordable housing throughout this Commonwealth. The Housing Finance Agency (Agency) administers the PHARE Fund. Under the recent enactment of the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee legislation, the act of February 14, 2012 (P. L. 87, No. 13), funds are expected to become available to the PHARE Fund for this calendar year. The Agency released its Preliminary Plan for public comment at 42 Pa.B. 1199 (March 3, 2012). A copy of the public comments received by the Agency is available for public inspection on its web site at

 On July 12, 2012, the Agency adopted the Final Plan to administer the PHARE Fund.

 By this notice, the Agency is advising the public that the Final Plan and related materials are available on its web site at

 On August 1, 2012, the Agency will make available a Request for Proposals (RFP) on its web site for eligible applicants to seek funding under the Final Plan. Interested applicants should visit the web site to review the Final Plan, the RFP and any related supplemental materials. Informational sessions relating to the RFP may be announced in upcoming weeks and details of the meetings will be available at the web site.

 Applications will be due as outlined in the RFP no later than November 2, 2012.

 Questions may be sent, in writing only, to Bryce Maretzki at Questions and answers may be made available and all applicants are advised to monitor the Agency web site from time to time for information.

 The Agency reserves the right to amend, supplement and withdraw this RFP at any time. Materials submitted to the Agency will be the property of the Agency. Funding awards will be subject to the availability of funds in the PHARE Fund and to satisfaction of all requirements of the Agency, including specifically, the laws governing the PHARE Fund and the Marcellus Shale Impact fee.

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1427. Filed for public inspection July 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Bulletin full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.