Date Published: January 2014
No. HOME funds cannot be used in public housing units that receive Public Housing Capital and Operating Funds under section 9 of the 1937 Act. The HOME authorizing statute specifies that HOME cannot be used to provide assistance to units that receive funds authorized under section 9 of the 1937 Act (Public Housing Capital and Operating Funds). For example, a participating jurisdiction (PJ) cannot provide HOME funds to a local public housing agency to rehabilitate a public housing project that it owns and operates with HUD Operating Funds.