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Overview of HOPWA and Other HUD Housing Programs

The Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program, managed by HUD's Office of HIV/AIDS Housing, was established to provide housing assistance and related supportive services for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Three types of grants are made under the HOPWA program. HOPWA formula grants are made using a statutorily-mandated formula to allocate approximately 90 percent of HOPWA funds to eligible cities on behalf of their metropolitan areas and to eligible States. HOPWA competitive funds are awarded on the basis of a national competition. HOPWA technical assistance funds are also awarded through a national competition. For more information, please select one of the links below.

HOPWA Allocation Information

To view the appropriations history of the HOPWA program over the last decade, view the HOPWA Appropriations Chart.

To view the status of current HUD Appropriations Legislation visit the Appropriations Bills page on THOMAS and scroll down to Transportation/HUD.

To view awards made by year, visit the HOPWA Reports page.

To see 2008 data on the faith-based status of HOPWA formula grantees and sponsors, view the Formula Grantee Faith-Based Report. To see 2008 data on the faith-based status of HOPWA competitive grantees and sponsors, view the Competitive Grantee Faith-Based Report.

Additional HOPWA Information

For more detailed information about the HOPWA program, please visit the following sources:

Additionally, the following fact sheets provide detailed information on different aspects of the HOPWA program:

Other HUD Housing Programs

The following links provide information on other HUD housing programs that can help meet the needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS.