Toolkit – HOPWA

The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program is the only Federal program dedicated to address the housing needs of low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

Visit HUD’s HIV/AIDS Housing page for more information about the program.

Administering HOPWA Housing Assistance
Permanent Housing Placement Services
Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility (STRMU) Assistance
Short-Term Supported Housing

HOPWA Grantee Oversight Resource Guide: Helps grantees fulfill their monitoring obligations and ensure project sponsors understand program standards.

HOPWA Grantee Oversight Resource Guide-Appendices & Checklists

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42 U.S.C 12901: AIDS Housing Opportunity Act authorizing HOPWA
24 CFR Part 574: HOPWA Regulations
24 CFR Part 5.609: Regulations on Income & Rent Calculations
Notice CPD 06-07: STRMU Payments and Connections to Permanent Housing
HOPWA Notice Search: All HOPWA Notices from 2001-2006
HOPWA FAQ’s: Search by Topic

HOPWA Program Administration Toolkit: Contains various forms and worksheets to use in your program.
HUD Resource Exchange: HUD portal for news and updates for all Community and Planning Development (CPD) programs
HUD Exchange Mailing List
HUD Income Limits: Updated Annually
Fair Market Rents (FMRs): Updated Annually

HOPWA Financial Management Online Training: Self-paced online course created to improve understanding of financial management concepts and their implementation in the HOPWA program.
HOPWA Financial Management Manual: Training manual designed for HOPWA grantees and projects sponsors, and more specifically, their program and financial staff.
24 CFR Part 85: Administrative Requirements for Governmental Agencies
24 CFR Part 84: Uniform Administrative Requirements for Non-Profit Organizations
2 CFR Part 225: Cost Principals for Governmental Agencies
2 CFR Part 230: Cost Principals for Non-Profit Organizations

Using IDIS Online for the HOPWA Program: Manual for HOPWA grantees

For Formula Grantees
CAPER Report Form: 
Expires 10/31/2014
Annotated CAPER Form: Explains changes to form
Using IDIS for the HOPWA Formula Grant Program

For Competitive Grantees
APR Report Form: 
Expires 10/31/2014
Annotated APR Form: 
Explains changes to form
Using IDIS for the HOPWA Competitive Grant Program