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Funding Opportunities:

 

Grants and Loans that may be available to pay for the Housing Program Your Organization is Planning

The following chart will help you identify possible funding sources depending on the activity that your organization wishes to engage in: providing rent assistance to lower the tenant's rent burden, construction/capital funds to buy, build or renovate a building or house, or providing supportive services. The eligible activities under funding sources may change or may not be applicable to your project. Please consult with the funding sources directly for further details.Some funding sources may not be available in your area, such a local Trust funds. The Advocacy Page can provide additional guidance on developing additional resources in your community.

Funding Source By Activity

RENT ASSISTANCE CONSTRUCTION FUNDING SERVICES FUNDING
HUD HOME YES YES
HUD ESG YES YES
HUD CDBG YES YES
HUD CoC (FKA Shelter Plus Care) YES
HUD CoC (FKA Supportive Housing Program) YES YES YES
HUD Section 8 Mod Rehab for SRO (no new grants) YES YES
HUD 811/202 YES YES
HUD Housing Choice Vouchers YES
HUD HOPWA YES YES YES
Federal Home Loan Bank AHP YES
VA VASH Vouchers YES
VA SSVF Program YES YES
IRS Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) YES
Medicaid/Medicare YES
HHS/HRSA Ryan White Program YES
HHS/HRSA Sect 330 Community Health Centers YES
Block Grants to States for MH/SA YES
HHS/SAMHSA YES
HHS/SAMHSA PATH YES
Local Housing Trust Funds POSSIBLE POSSIBLE POSSIBLE
State General Revenue POSSIBLE POSSIBLE POSSIBLE
Foundation Grants POSSIBLE POSSIBLE POSSIBLE

Invite a representative from the National Supportive Housing Network to provide a grant writing workshop in your community. Send us an email for more information.

See our Members Only download page for a Sample Housing Grant Application that includes a sample narrative and budget for a tenant-based rental voucher program, with supportive services. 

 TENANT-BASED RENT ASSISTANCE

Federal funding sources such as: TANF, HOPWA, HOME and ESG funding are all are potential sources for tenant-based rent assistance. CDBG funds can be used for the management and related services for the HOME tenant-based rental assistance program. According to 24 CFR 570 CDBG funds may be used for housing services in connection with tenant-based rental assistance programs. Such services can include: inspections, tenant selection, management of tenant-based rent assistance, and other services related to assisting tenants seeking to participate in housing activities. CDBG can also fund case management services.

HUD Funding Guidance to respond to Olmstead ruling to provide more community-based housing.

HUD Notice on use of CDBG funds to support housing.  

 

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