The Facility-Based Emergency and Transitional Housing programs are designed to assist participating households that are seeking to exit or avoid imminent homelessness and move along the continuum to stable permanent housing. The services specifically supported under this RFA are intended to be provided within the context of the full range of housing, robust housing case management, medical, behavioral health, education, employment and benefits access, and other supportive services available to low-income persons living with HIV in the District of Columbia. These programs are operationalized through the central point of intake located at Housing Counseling Services. All referrals for these services will be made through this organization.
Two housing services will be funded through this RFA:
Both of these housing options could include additional staffing of a HAHSTA-funded Health Impact Specialist who helps to navigate and support the participant being successful in the implementation of their housing and services plans.
Eligibility for participation in the Facility-Based Emergency Housing program will be limited to people living with HIV with incomes at or below 50% of area median income (AMI) who also are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness – as defined by HUD for the homeless Continuum of Care. The main goal of this program is successful exit to transitional or permanent housing in the shortest time necessary. All clients will be required to participate in the planning and active implementation of a permanent housing plan, with robust case management support. The two intended program objectives are either:
For further information, see the following link: https://communityaffairs.dc.gov/sites/moca/files/dc/sites/moca/publication/attachments/FBHRFA_8.18.23_AMENDED.pdf#page=15
Estimated Total Program Funding: