HUD- Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Project Demonstration and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) (FY 2016)

Applications Due: March 8, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

Description:

These grants will fund projects that provide housing assistance and supportive services to low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS who are also victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, including any minors and dependents living with such persons. Each successful applicant under this initiative will receive two separate one-time only, non-renewable grants from HUD: (1) a HOPWA grant, and (2) a Transitional Housing Assistance Program grant. HOPWA grant funds will be used for housing assistance for program participants, coordination and planning activities, and grant management and administration. Transitional Housing Assistance grant funds will be used to provide supportive services for program participants. As a result of project efforts, communities will be assisted in the development of a Housing and Services (HAS) Model to be issued at the end of the third year of operation. This HAS Model document will be an administrative function and should provide clear lessons learned and best practices for providing housing assistance and appropriate supportive services for persons living with HIV/AIDS who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Each HAS Model will be shared with the public, and lessons learned through these grantee efforts will help inform national and community policy and actions.

 Funding Title: Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Project Demonstration and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Agency Name: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Funding Opportunity Number:   FR-5900-N-11B

 Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No

Target Population:  Low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS who are homeless, or in need of transitional housing or other housing assistance, as a result of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking; and for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient.

Expected Number of Awards: 9

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,109,000

 Award Ceiling: $1,300,000

Award Floor: $625,000

How to Apply: An electronic copy of the Application Package and Application Instructions for this NOFA can be downloaded from Grants.gov at www.grants.gov/applicants/apply-for-grants.html. Unless an applicant received a waiver for good cause, applications must be submitted electronically via Grants.gov except Continuum of Care applications. The Continuum of Care application is submitted through HUD’s e-snaps system.

Current Closing Date for Applications: March 8, 2016, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

Eligible Applicants: States, units of local government, and nonprofit organizations.

Because selected applicants will receive a HOPWA grant and a Transitional Housing Assistance Program grant, eligibility under this demonstration will be limited to entities that are eligible to receive grant funding under both programs.

 Link to Full Announcement: Search Funding Opportunity # FR-5900-N-11B here

Contact Information:

Questions about this NOFA should be directed to:

(1) Amy Palilonis, Community Planning and Development Specialist, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing Mailing Address: 451 7th Street SW, Room 7248, Washington, DC 20410-7000
Phone: 202-402-5916 (this is not a toll-free number)
Email: Amy.L.Palilonis@hud.gov; or

(2) Lisa Steinhauer, Management Analyst, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing
Mailing Address: 451 7th Street SW, Room 7248, Washington, DC 20410-7000
Phone: 202-402-5181 (this is not a toll-free number)
Email: Lisa.A.Steinhauer@hud.gov

 

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Categories: Family, Government Organizations, Housing, HUD, Landlord-Tenant, Medicaid, Non-profit Organizations, Pass-Through Funds/ Block Grants, Protection and Advocacy, Public Housing Organizations, Sexual Assault, Victims of Crime, Violence Against Women

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