The Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Program is the only Federal program dedicated to the housing needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. Under the HOPWA Program, HUD makes grants to local communities, States, and nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families.
HUD has updated IDIS to phase out the first-in-first-out (FIFO) accounting methodology. These changes specifically tie activity funding/commitment and draws to the specific grants in IDIS. The initial changes implement grant-specific accounting beginning with FY 2015 HOPWA allocations. Funds from pre-2015 grants will continue to be committed and disbursed using the FIFO method.
Guides, tools, webinars, and other resources are provided to assist grantees and program partners in designing and implementing their programs.
This training provides information about Federal financial management requirements and practical tools HOPWA Grantees can use to develop an effective approach for maintaining financial management standards.