|(a) Construction of Facilities. CSBG funds may not
be used for the purchase, construction or improvement of land, or
facilities as described in (42 U.S.C. §9918(a)).
(b) The CSBG Act prohibits the use of funds for partisan
or nonpartisan political activity; any political activity associated
with a candidate, contending faction, or group in an election for
public or party office; transportation to the polls or similar assistance
with an election; or voter registration activity (for example, contacting
a congressional office to advocate for a change to any law is a prohibited
(c) Utility and rent deposit refunds from vendors must
be reimbursed to the Subrecipient and not the customer. Refunds must
be treated as program income, and returned to the Department within
10 calendar days of receipt.