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Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) is a grant funded program that provides housing funding for non-profit agencies that specialize in assisting Hoosiers with AIDS/HIV and their families. The HOPWA program is available within 77 of Indiana's 92 counties and is based on the number of Hoosiers with AIDS/HIV and is only awarded to those agencies that show as a part of their mission a focus on servicing these Persons. The remaining counties receive their funds through Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Louisville. There are specific requirements your non-profit must adhere to in order to receive the HOPWA funding.

2019-2020 HOPWA Program

Request for Qualifications – Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (“IHCDA”) seeks qualified applicants to implement and administer the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (“HOPWA”) program for the 2019 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020.)

The goal of the HOPWA Program is to ensure that affordable housing options and related housing services are available to low income persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or related diseases and their families and to assist such persons in achieving and maintaining housing stability, thereby avoiding homelessness and improving their access to and engagement in HIV/AIDS treatment and care.

Applicants that are selected to receive HOPWA funds will be considered sub-recipients and will also be required to comply with the requirements related to “sub-recipients” outlined in the RFQ that can be found here.

An interested applicant must submit its application via email to IHCDA no later than the deadline of May 20, 2019 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time.  Faxed and mailed applications will NOT be accepted.  Applications received after the deadline will NOT be accepted.

2019 HOPWA Application
2019 HOPWA Application Instructions

2018-2019 HOPWA Program

2018 HOPWA Award Manual

Reference Materials

Certificate of Attendance - Regional Planning Council on the Homeless

Certificate of Consistency - Indiana Consolidated Plan

HOPWA Financial Management Training

HOPWA Rental Assistance Guide Book