Grants Currently Available from Comprehensive Grants Management

Tenant Protection Vouchers for Foster Youth to Independence Initiative

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: Ongoing

Purpose:  HUD is investing in local, cross-system collaborative efforts to prevent and end homelessness among youth with a current or prior history of child welfare involvement. The success of this effort requires that community partners coordinate effectively to identify, target, and connect eligible youth at-risk of or experiencing homelessness to housing and related supports. This notice calls for public housing agencies (PHAs), public child welfare agencies (PCWAs) , and continuums of care (CoCs) to work together to determine the most appropriate
intervention for each young person.

Grant Award Amount: Up to 25 Vouchers

Estimated Grant Period: 36 Months

Eligible Applicants: Public housing authorities

Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose:  This grant will award applicants for a three-year grant term to pay the salary, training/travel, and administrative costs for the grant Service Coordinator(s) to serve the residents in your “non-RAD” Housing Developments.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $717,750

Estimated Grant Period: 36 months

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities

Family Self-Sufficiency

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose:  This grant pays the one-year salary and fringe benefits of a FSS Program Coordinator. This FSS Program Coordinator will assist residents receiving housing assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), RAD-affected Project-Based Voucher (PBV), and Public Housing (PH) programs. The FSS Program Coordinator will provide case management assistance and connect participating families to public and private resources to increase their earned income and financial literacy, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance, and make progress toward economic independence and self-sufficiency.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $72,000 per position

Estimated Grant Period: 12 months

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities

Family Unification Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose:  The Family Unification Program (FUP) is a program to provide housing assistance through Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) program in partnership with Public Child Welfare Agencies (PCWAs) to families for whom the lack of adequate housing is a primary factor in the imminent placement of the family’s child, or children, in out-of-home care; or the delay in the discharge of the child, or children, to the family from out-of-home care; and youth at least 18 years and not more than 24 years of age (have not reached their 25th birthday) who left foster care, or will leave foster care within 90 days.

Grant Award Amount: Up to 75 vouchers

Estimated Grant Period: 12 months

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities

Mainstream Vouchers Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose:  This grant  funds new Housing Choice Vouchers (known as Mainstream Vouchers). This funding will assist non-elderly persons with disabilities to gain stable housing with Section 8 housing assistance.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $3 Million per project period

Estimated Grant Period: 12 months

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities

YouthBuild

Department of Labor

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose:  The purpose of the YouthBuild Grant is to fund Public Housing Authorities to work with youths between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, migrant farmworker youth, and other disconnected youth populations. The YouthBuild program provides a GED program, construction skills and/or opportunities in in-demand industries and apprenticeship pathways. Youths are also assisted to locate employment and provided with consistent case management to assist them to be successful.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $1.5 Million

Estimated Grant Period: 40 months

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities, Non-Profit Organizations 

Jobs Plus Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose:  Eligible Public Housing Authorities use the grant funding to create a job center at the public housing development to provide work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, financial literacy, and earned income disregard to alleviate rent increases for residents of public housing.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $3.7 Million

Estimated Grant Period: 48 months

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities

Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Grant

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose: The purpose of the Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program is to help Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) identify and eliminate lead-based paint hazards in public housing. Twenty five million shall be available for competitive grants to public housing agencies to evaluate and reduce lead-based paint hazards in public housing by carrying out the activities of risk assessments, abatement, and interim controls (as those terms are defined in section 1004 of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 4851b)).

Grant Award Amount: Up to $1 Million

Estimated Grant Period: 12 months

Eligible Applicants: Public Housing Authorities

Emergency Safety and Security Grant

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose: This grant is to provide funding to purchase equipment for safety and security measures necessary to address crime and drug-related activities. Safety and Security emergencies include increases in threat levels posed to the health and safety of the PHA’s residents due to violent crimes or property-related crimes in the town, city, parish, or county.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $250,000

Estimated Grant Period: 12 months

Eligible Applicants: Non-RAD Public Housing Authorities

Emergency Safety and Security – Carbon Monoxide Grant

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose: HUD has set aside $5 million of the $10 million appropriated for emergency safety and security measures for grants to purchase, install, repair, and replace carbon monoxide detectors.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $250,000

Estimated Grant Period: 12 months

Eligible Applicants: Non-RAD Public Housing Authorities

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly

Department of Housing and Urban Development

The grant due date is: TBD

Purpose: The program provides Capital Advance funding for the development and operation of supportive rental housing for very-low-income persons aged 62 years or older and project rental subsidies in the form of a Project Rental Assistance Contract (“PRAC”) to maintain ongoing affordability. Capital Advance funds must be used to finance construction, reconstruction, moderate or substantial rehabilitation, or acquisition of a structure with or without rehabilitation.. Capital Advance funds bear no interest and repayment is not required when the housing remains available for occupancy by very-low-income elderly persons for at least 40 years. PRACs are used to cover the difference between the tenants’ contributions toward rent and the HUD-approved cost to operate the project. PRAC funds may also be used to provide supportive services and to hire a service coordinator. This program provides very-low-income elderly persons with the opportunity to live independently with voluntary support services such as nutritional, transportation, continuing education, and/or health-related services. NOTE: Section 202 program funds cannot be used to construct or operate assisted living facilities.

Grant Award Amount: Up to $5 Million

Estimated Grant Period: 36 months

Eligible Applicants: Non-profit Organizations with a 501©(3) Letter from the IRS