HOPWA Spotlight

HOPWA 2011 New Projects Competition

HUD has announced the availability of HOPWA funding under a 2011 new projects competition. For additional information, please refer to the following listserv message: HOPWA Notice for 2011 New Projects Competition.

HOPWA National Technical Assistance

This page provides an overview of important information related to HOPWA National Technical Assistance.

Purpose
Eligible Applicants
Eligible Activities
Applying for HOPWA Technical Assistance Grants
HOPWA Technical Assistance Providers and HQ Desk Officers

Purpose

The goal of HOPWA National Technical Assistance (TA) is to strengthen the management, operation, and capacity of HOPWA grantees, project sponsors, and potential applicants of HOPWA funding. Congress may appropriate funding for HOPWA Technical Assistance awards that focus on the following goals:

  • Helping communities develop comprehensive strategies for HIV/AIDS Housing;
  • Ensuring the sound management of HOPWA programs;
  • Providing national HOPWA information to connect clients with assistance; and
  • Using HUD information management tools to help achieve performance at the highest levels.

Eligible Applicants

For-profit and non-profit organizations, States, and units of general local government may apply for HOPWA technical assistance grants.

Eligible Activities

HOPWA technical assistance funds may be used to provide technical assistance support on a national basis, a regional basis, or within a State or community.

Applying for HOPWA Technical Assistance Grants

HOPWA TA applications are accepted as part of a separate competition under the Community Development Technical Assistance (CDTA) section of the annual HUD Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA).

HOPWA Technical Assistance Providers and HQ Desk Officers

The organizations awarded HOPWA TA grants and the field office areas to which they are assigned are listed below. HOPWA grantees interested in accessing technical assistance may contact their local HUD Field Office or any HOPWA TA provider directly for more information.

TA PROVIDER NAME & ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON PHONE AND EMAIL FIELD OFFICE AREA HUD DESK OFFICER CONTACT INFORMATION
Victory Programs

13 Isabella Street
Boston, MA 02116
Elizabeth Malloy
Technical Assistance Coordinator

Phone: 617-927-0088 Ext. 26
Fax:617-927-0852
E-mail:  emalloy@vpi.org
Hartford,
New York City,
Buffalo,
Philadelphia,
Pittsburgh
Lauren Deigh * 
Phone: 202-402-2197
Lauren.s.deigh@ hud.gov
Rachel Kogan
Training and Evaluation Specialist

Phone: 617-927-0088 Ext. 28
Fax:617-927-0852
E-mail:  rkogan@vpi.org
Newark Amy Palilonis
Boston,
Manchester
Melanie Wolfgang
Phone: 202-402-6665
Melanie.l.wolfgang@ hud.gov
Building Changes

2014 E. Madison,
Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98122
Mariah Ybarra
HIV/AIDS
Housing Initiative's Manager

Phone: 206-805-6131
Fax:206-805-6101
E-mail:  Mariah.Ybarra@ BuildingChanges.org
Seattle,
Portland,
San Francisco,
Los Angeles,
Phoenix,
Anchorage,
Albuquerque
Benjamin Ayers * 
Phone: 202-402-2201
Benjamin.l.ayers@ hud.gov
Mark Putnam
HIV/AIDS
Consulting and Technical Assistance Manager

Phone: 206-805-6127
Fax:206-805-6101
E-mail:  Mark.Putnam@ BuildingChanges.org
Chicago,
Honolulu,
San Juan,
Miami
Amy Palilonis
Phone: 202-402-5916
Amy.l.palilonis@ hud.gov
Indianapolis Lauren Deigh
Denver Phillip Pless
Kansas City,
Omaha,
St. Louis
Erica Lipschultz
Phone: 202-402-7409
Erica.a.lipschultz@ hud.gov
Columbus,
Detroit,
Milwaukee,
Minneapolis
Melanie Wolfgang
Collaborative Solutions, Inc.

P.O. Box 130159
Birmingham, AL 35213
Russell Bennett
Executive Director

Phone: 205-939-0411
Fax:205-939-4048
E-mail:  rusty@ collaborative-solutions.net
Baltimore,
Washington DC,
Richmond,
Atlanta,
New Orleans,
Little Rock,
Fort Worth
Travis Emery * 
Phone: 410-209-6528
Travis.c.emery@ hud.gov
Crystal Pope, LCSW
Senior Program Director

Phone: 205-939-0411
Fax:205-939-4048
E-mail:  crystal@ collaborative-solutions.net
Jackson,
Louisville,
Knoxville,
Birmingham,
Greensboro,
Columbia
Phillip Pless
Phone: 202-402-5767
Phillip.a.pless@ hud.gov
Jacksonville Amy Palilonis
Oklahoma City,
San Antonio,
Houston
Erica Lipschultz
Collaborative Solutions, Inc.

451 7th Street, S.W.
Rm. 7212
Washington, DC 20410
Amy Richter
Project Director

Phone: 202-402-3563
Fax:202-708-9313
E-mail:  Amy.B.Richter@hud.gov or Amy@collaborative-solutions.net
National
Performance
Reporting, and
Data Evaluation
Phillip Pless
ICF International

9300 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22031
Antonia "Toni" Gallo
Manager

Phone: 703-218-2784
E-mail:  AGallo@icfi.com
National TA products Amy Palilonis * 
Notes: * GTM for TA provider
Office of HIV/AIDS Housing email: HOPWA@hud.gov

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