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Register Today: HOPWA COVID-19 Waivers Webinar – September 17, 2021 – 12:00 PM EDT

September 08, 2021 Print ShareThis

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) grantees and project sponsors are invited to register for the upcoming webinar on September 17, 2021 from 12:00–1:30 PM EDT. This webinar will address available HOPWA regulatory waivers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will help to facilitate providing assistance to eligible households economically impacted by COVID-19.

Training Objectives

Participants will learn about:

  • Available HOPWA regulatory waivers and their expiration dates
  • Recommended procedures for ensuring preparedness for waiver expiration while maintaining safety protocols and providing stability for clients
  • HOPWA program flexibilities provided by HUD in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

This webinar will also feature a Q&A session with HOPWA Technical Assistance (TA) providers as well as leaders from HUD's Office of HIV/AIDS Housing.

Register for the Webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Training Point of Contact

For any questions about this webinar, please contact Valencia Moss at

Supplementary Resource

As a supplementary resource for this webinar, please review the Summary Chart of HOPWA Waiver End Dates.

This chart provides the end date and details for the following waivers:

  • Self-Certification of Income and Credible Info on HIV Status
  • Fair Market Rent (FMR) Rent Standard for HOPWA
  • Property Standards for HOPWA
  • HOPWA Space & Security
  • Time Limits for Short-Term Housing Facilities and Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility (STRMU) Assistance

HOPWA Mailing List Subscription

HOPWA is now using two different listservs to communicate competition and program updates:

  • Subscribe to the listserv for information developed by HUD/Office of HIV/AIDS Housing.
  • Subscribe to the HUD Exchange listserv for information and guidance produced by HUD technical assistance providers regarding the HOPWA program.

HOPWA grantees and interested stakeholders should consider subscribing both to the mailing list and HUD Exchange mailing list.