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Resources by Topic: Accessing Subsidized Housing Programs

Products related to working with state and local housing authorities to help homeless persons to access federal Public Housing and Section 8 programs, as well as products related to accessing other federal, state, and local housing programs not specifically targeted to homeless persons (e.g., HOME or HOPWA tenant-based rental assistance programs.

  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
Non-Governmental Organization icon HAC Information Sheets Brief program summaries, including links when appropriate, for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, the Federal Home Loan Bank System's Affordable Housing Program, the Community....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Rapid Re-Housing Shelter to Independent Living Program, Lancaster, PA Aug 2009 This case study has been written as a resource for communities who would like to begin or modify an existing program to focus greater attention on rapidly re-house individual....  More
HUD icon Rural CoC Guidebook Jun 2009 This guidebook is designed for providers in rural communities who are interested in forming a new CoC or joining or improving an existing one. It shares tools, ideas, and stra....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Taking Stock: Housing, Homelessness, and Prisoner Reentry Mar 2004 This report is intended to inform community leaders and other stakeholders about the state of affairs and effective policy regarding housing ex-offenders. The report details t....  More
HUD icon Using CDBG Funds to Address Homelessness Dec 2003 HUD has a number of programs that provide affordable housing for low-income persons. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is an important resource for local governmen....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Tax Credits and Rural Housing Dec 2003 This issue of Rural Voices, the magazine of the Housing Assistance Council, highlights the ways that various organizations and agencies have successfully used tax credits to a....  More
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Non-Governmental Organization icon State Housing Agencies- How They Can Help People with Disabilities Sep 2003 This publication is intended for disability advocates seeking information on state housing agencies and strategies for influencing them. It includes an overview of types of st....  More
HUD icon Using HOME for Homelessness Jul 2003 The purpose of the Notice is to provide guidance to Field Offices, Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program Grantees in the use of HOME Progr....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Section 8 Made Simple: Using the Housing Choice Voucher Program to Assist People with Disabilities (2nd edition) Jun 2003 This guidebook is intended for people with disabilities, their families, and service providers seeking comprehensive information on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher progra....  More
Other Federal icon Regional Housing Forum: A Technical Assistance Guide for Housing Resources and Strategy Mar 2003 This guide is intended for states looking to expand housing opportunities for people with disabilities. Prepared for the State Health Policy Technical Assistance Exchange Coll....  More
HUD icon Guidance on Combining Program Funds of the McKinney Act Programs and the HOPWA Program with the HOME Program Jan 2001 The purpose of this notice is to guide Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) and private nonprofit organizations in using HOME funds together with HUD Continuum of Care homeless a....  More
Other Federal icon Seizing the Moment: Using HUD's Consolidated Plan to Identify Affordable Housing Opportunities for Homeless People with Serious Mental Illnesses Oct 1999 An introduction to the federally mandated ConPlan: How it influences housing policies and federally funded housing activities in communities, and how homeless providers and th....  More
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