Attachment B: Comparison of SRO Component of S+C and Section 8 SRO Program

ELEMENT S+C/SRO SECTION 8 SRO
Eligible participants Homeless persons who are income eligible and have disabilities Homeless persons who are income income eligible; Section 8 eligible current occupants
Special target population Persons who are seriously mentallyill, have chronic substance abuse problems, have AIDS or related diseases. None
Supportive Services Overall in S+C, supportive services must at least equal the rental assistance High priority; emphasis in project plan
Occupancy Initial agreement to occupy for one month; renewable Initial agreement to occupy for one year; renewable
Eligible Applicants States, units of general local government, Indian tribes, PHAs PHAs, private non-profits
Rental Assistance Administration Non-PHA applicants must contract with PHA to administer Non-PHA applicants must contract with PHA to administer
Vacancy payments after occupancy Remainder of month vacated plus up to 30 additional days Remainder of month vacated plus 80% of rent for additional month
Initial vacant units Units must be vacant to receive assistance; however, vacancy is not required at application stage At least 25% of assisted units must be vacant at application
Security deposits May pay from grant; Up to one month's rent Participant pays; Up to greater of tenant portion of one month's rent or $50
Admin Costs Up to 8% of grant Normal PHA Fee