HUD Awards $29 Million To 26 Local HIV-AIDS Housing Programs
Funding supports stable housing for individuals and families at risk for homelessness
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $29 million in grants to assist more than 1,200 extremely low-income persons and families living with HIV/AIDS annually. This funding will provide these households with a stable living environment, which is essential to accessing healthcare and HIV related services. In addition to housing assistance, these local programs will provide access to the needed supportive services such as life skills, job readiness services and employment training.
The funding announced is offered through HUD’s Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS ProgramExit Disclaimer (HOPWA) and will renew HUD’s support of 26 local programs in 18 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
This press release was originally posted to the HUD.gov website. Read the full press release and the list of HOPWA 2014 Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grants.