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Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS

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  1. Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Competition Overview May 28, 2008 Presented by Office of HIV/AIDS Housing Benjamin Ayers 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  2. HOPWA Program Purpose To provide states and localities with the resources and incentives to devise long-term comprehensive strategies for meeting the housing and related supportive service needs of low-income persons with HIV/AIDS 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  3. HOPWA Client Outcomes Assist HOPWA Clients in establishing or maintaining stable housing, reduce risks of homelessness and improve access to care 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  4. Application Package & Instructions • Down load 2 packages from www.grants.gov • Instructions-required HOPWA application forms and NOFA • Application Package- SF 424 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  5. Application Submission Date • Validated by grants.gov by 11:59:59 PM, Eastern Time on July 18, 2008 • 72 hour validation period 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  6. Other Available Funding • Formula Grants in 127 St/local: $267,417,000 • National Technical Assistance: $820,000 • This Competition: after funding renewals Approx $8,000,000 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  7. Chronically homeless Lease or occupancy agreement Non-profit organization Permanent supportive housing Transitional housing Definitions 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  8. Award Information • Projects awarded announced by 09/31/2008 • Max. grant $1,430,000 +ROI $30,000 $1,460,000 • Min. grant $500,000 • Average award $1,200,000 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  9. Eligibility • Long-term: • States & units of general local government (non-formula) • Balance of state areas: Units of general local government (not a formula grantee) 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  10. Eligibility • Special Project of National Significance (SPNS) • States, units of general local government, & nonprofits 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  11. Program Requirements (12) • General provisions • General section provisions apply • Section III.C. • National Environmental Policy Act • Facility project can’t commit or spend HUD or local funds • Tenant based rental assistance supportive services, operating costs and administrative costs excluded 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  12. Program Requirements • Performance goals • Planned Yearly outputs & outcomes • 80% Housing stability, reduced risk of homelessness, increasing access to care • Optional local project goals 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  13. Measure actual achievements against anticipated achievements, & report on housing outputs & outcomes # of units or households assisted TBRA, STRMU, & Facilities #of house holds that achieved outcomes Performance Goals - Outputs 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  14. HOPWA Outcomes housing stability, reduced risks of homelessness, & improved access to care Annual client assessment Status in ongoing arrangements, stable, temporary or other results Performance Goals-Outcomes 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  15. Program Requirements • Use of drop down logic model • HOPWA facility use period • Acquisition, new construction & signification rehab 10 years • Non significant rehab 3 years 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  16. Program Requirements • Disbursement of funds • 3 years spend • 5 years recapture • Execution of grant agreement & obligation of awards • Selected applicants 6 months 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  17. Program Requirements • Site control in 1 year • Acquisition or leasing • Rehabilitation or new construction • Begin 18 months • Complete by end of agreement 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  18. Program Requirements • Project operations • Drawdown w/ 6months • Proportionate to operating period • Delays & loss of funding 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  19. Program Requirements • Section 3-Housing Urban Development ACT of 1968 • New construction & rehabilitation • Employment & economic opportunities • Address number in narrative • Report in annual reporting 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  20. Program Requirements • Executive Order 13166 • Limited English Proficiency (LEP) • General Section IV • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing • General Section III 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  21. Proposed project activities Activities & budget amounts tied to housing outputs and outcomes Eligible Activities 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  22. Eligible Activities • Housing Assistance • Main focus of housing • Permanent housing w. legal right to continue in unit • Transitional with linkages to Permanent w/ 24 months 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  23. Eligible Activities • Housing Assistance • Leasing including master leasing • Tenant Based Rental assistance (TBRA) scattered site vs. project based • Short-term Rent Mortgage & Utility assistance (STRMU) 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  24. Eligible Activities • Supportive Services • Enhance access to mainstream • No more than 35% of budget • No services-only facilities • No funds for medications (may be shown as leveraging) • Appropriate for client 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  25. Permanent Housing Placement Include application fees, credit reviews, & reasonable security deposits not exceeding 2 months Does not include other move-in items e.g. furniture, minor repairs (may be shown as leveraging) Eligible Activities 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  26. Eligible Activities • Housing Information • Disseminating local housing resource information to potential clients 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  27. Eligible Activities • Other • Subject to HUD’s approval • Address expected beneficial housing impact w/ performance outputs & client outcomes • Based on a Need not addressed by HOPWA Activities 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  28. Eligible Activities • New: Soliciting Return on Investment (ROI) cost analysis methodologies • Cost comparison on effectiveness & efficiency • Dollars saved per dollars invested, benefits per dollars invested, or both • Result in effective ROI, equal ROI, and a less than effective ROI 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  29. Eligible Activities • (ROI) cost comparison • Direct HOPWA housing activity & outcome • Supportive service activity & outcome • Both & outcome • Delineate the investment & the return 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  30. Eligible Activities • Dollars saved per dollars invested:TBRA vs. long-term institutional care • Investment (cost of supportive housing); • return (cost savings for maintaining the client in the community) 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  31. Eligible Activities • Benefit per dollars invested: TBRA compared to possible institutional placement • Improved quality of life measured by households 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  32. Eligible Activities • Benefit/result (achieving better relative health, greater family stability, and improved life outcomes) • investment (cost of improved quality of life) 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  33. Eligible Activities • ROI Methodologies address • Cost saving related to other public and private systems of housing care and related support. • Greater efficiencies in service delivery for types and levels of support. 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  34. Eligible Activities • (ROI) cost analysis methodologies • One time funding up to $30,000 (justify request) • Earn up to 5 points under rating factor 5 achieving new results 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  35. Eligible Activities • Resource Identification • Establish, coordinate, & develop housing assistance resources in your community 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  36. Application & Submission • NOFA Copies & application forms http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=13003&mode=VIEW • Download Adobe Reader 8.1.2 & pure edge viewer from grants.gov for use of Adobe formatted program forms 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  37. Application & Submission • New Fax Numbers • 800-894-4047 • 215-825-8796 • Third party letters, certifications & other required documentation • Help at support@grants.gov or (800) 518-4726 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  38. Application Forms • SF-424 & equal opportunity Survey • HUD 96010 Logic model • HUD 2990 Cert on RC/EZ/EC-II, if applicable • HUD 2880 Applicant/receipt disclosure/update report • SFLLL Disclosures & lobbying 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  39. Application Forms • HUD 40110-B HOPWA Application Budget (3-part form) • HUD 27300 HUD communities Initiative Form (Reg Barrier) • must provide backup citation • HUD-2991 Certification of consistency w/consolidation plan 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  40. Application Content • Proof of Nonprofit status of applicants & sponsors & AIDS purpose • Documentation of leveraging • Commitment letters on file • Narratives for each section 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  41. Application Content • Executive summary • Brief overview of project • Capacity of applicant & sponsors & narrative • relevant organizational experience to proposed activities 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  42. Application Content • Need/extent problem narrative • Unmet need description • Relevant statistical data • Compliments existing projects • Responds to community planning processes 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  43. Application Content • Soundness of approach: • Model qualities • Responsiveness • Coordination narrative • Public Policy priorities 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  44. Application Content • Achieving results & program evaluation narrative • Logic Model & supplemental narrative • ROI: description of cost effectiveness and efficiency analysis plan 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  45. Application & Submission • Submitted, received & validated electronically by Grants.gov • No later than July 18, 2008 11:59:59 PM Eastern time 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  46. Funding Restrictions • Program activities directly benefiting eligible persons at least $500,000 & not more than $1,300,000 • ROI activities additional funding maximum of $30,000 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  47. Funding Restrictions • Grant administrative costs for grantee a maximum of 3% • Grant administrative costs of project sponsors- a maximum of 7% • Grantees cannot add the 7% for project sponsors if carrying out activities w/o project sponsor 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  48. Funding Restrictions • Supportive Services budget line item can be no more than 35% 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  49. Funding Restrictions • Total maximum grant amount $1,430,000 + $30,000 ROI $1,460,000 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition

  50. Funding Restrictions • Three-year use period • No proposals dependent on prospective Determinations 2008 HOPWA Grant Competition