HOPWA Law, Regulations, and Notices

This page contains the authorizing law, regulations, and notices for the HOPWA Program. Click the title of the law or notice to view the document. 

Law

AIDS Housing Opportunity Act

This Act establishes the purpose, general authority, and authorization of appropriations for the Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program.

Date Published: November 1990

Regulations

24 CFR Part 574 - Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS

These regulations provide information regarding the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program, including formula entitlements, competitive grants, use of grant funds, grantee and sponsor responsibilities, grant administration, and other federal requirements.

Date Published: December 1992

Federal Register Notices

Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

Through this final rule, HUD implements policy to ensure that its core programs are open to all eligible individuals and families regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status. This rule follows a January 24, 2011, proposed rule, which noted evidence suggesting that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals and families are being arbitrarily excluded from housing opportunities in the private sector.

Date Published: February 2012

FY 2011 HOPWA Competitive NOFA

This HOPWA NOFA announces funds available for HOPWA Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) grants that address both: (1) Direct housing assistance and service delivery to low income persons and families living with HIV/AIDS, including homeless individuals and families; and (2) comprehensive planning and coordination of local resources in meeting housing and service needs of the population.

Date Published: April 2011

CPD Notices

Notice CPD-12-009: Use of IDIS to Submit the Consolidated Plan

This notice describes changes to the Consolidated Plan, within current statutory and regulatory provisions, for a new process for electronic submission including a required template and other improvements.

Date Published: April 2012

Notice CPD-09-07: Standards for Fiscal Year 2010 HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant Applications

This notice establishes the standards for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Permanent Supportive Housing renewal of grants. This notice updates previously issued standards in Community Planning and Development (CPD) Notice 09-01, Standards for Fiscal Year 2009 HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant Applications, issued on January 27, 2009.

Date Published: December 2009

Notice CPD-09-01: Standards for Fiscal Year 2009 HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant Applications

This notice provides guidance for the renewal of Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Permanent Supportive Housing grants in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 and updates and clarifies standards used in Community Planning and Development (CPD) Notice 08-03, Standards for Fiscal Year 2008 HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant Applications, issued on February 28, 2008, for FY2008 renewals.

Date Published: January 2009

Notice CPD-08-03: Standards for Fiscal Year 2008 HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant Applications

This Notice provides guidance for the renewal of Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Permanent Supportive Housing grants in Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 and updates and clarifies standards used in Community Planning and Development (CPD) Notice 07-13, Standards for Fiscal Year 2007 HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant Applications, issued on February 21, 2007, for FY2007 renewals.

Date Published: February 2008

Notice CPD-06-06: Standards for Fiscal Year 2006 HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant Applications

This Notice provides guidance for the renewal of HOPWA Permanent Supportive Housing grants. Under the Department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Appropriations Act, the Department is required to renew all expiring HOPWA competitive grants that provide permanent supportive housing (PSH) and meet program requirements.  Under this Notice, the Department is defining the process to be used to approving renewal PSH funding.

Date Published: May 2006

Notice CPD-03-11: Designation Of Eligibility For Formula Allocations Under The Housing Opportunities For Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Program In Fiscal Year 2004

This notice designates states and units of general local government that are eligible to receive an allocation of program funds under the formula component of the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program. 

Date Published: October 2003 

Notice CPD 01-01: Guidance on Combining Program Funds of the McKinney Act Programs and the HOPWA Program with the HOME Program

The purpose of this notice is to guide Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) and private nonprofit organizations in using HOME funds together with HUD Continuum of Care homeless assistance funds, including the HOWPA program, under the Stewart B. McKinney Act programs. 

Date Published: January 2001