Multifamily Housing Programs for Vulnerable Populations

HUD's Office of Multifamily Housing Programs (MFHP) administers a number of programs that provide housing linked with onsite and/or community-based supports, including housing for low-income seniors, people with disabilities, and families with children. On this page, owners can find information, tools, and resources to assist with program administration of multifamily housing linked to supportive services.

To learn more about the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs, go to the Multifamily Housing web page.

Featured Resources on the HUD Exchange

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Helping Older Adults Age Safely in Place

What Multifamily Owners Need to Know About Home Modification

This resource provides an introduction to and available resources for home modification to allow older adults the opportunity to age in place.

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Food Resources for Residents of Multifamily Properties

This resource lists various federal resources available to address food insecurity concerns for residents of HUD-assisted multifamily properties.

Medical Waste

Medical Waste Disposal: Best Practices for Owners of Multifamily Properties

This two-page resource informs owners of multifamily properties about best practices for disposing of medical waste.

Housing Linked with Services for Persons with Disabilities

Housing Linked with Services for Persons with Disabilities

MFHP manages several programs that provide funding to develop and subsidize rental housing with supportive services for very low- and extremely low-income adults with disabilities.

210 Transfer Authority

210 Transfer Authority

Under 210, HUD may approve a property owner's request to transfer the project-based rental assistance, existing debt held by HUD, and affordability restrictions from one multifamily housing project to another. Learn more about this important tool for projects that are struggling financially, and determine whether your property and tenants would benefit.

SCMF Online Learning Tool

SCMF Online Learning Tool

The Online Learning Tool is a self-directed guide to the Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing (SCMF) program. The modules in this interactive Learning Tool discuss the key components of the program - including techniques for maintaining resident confidentiality and avoiding conflicts of interest, keeping up-to-date resident and program files, and complying with reporting and program monitoring requirements.

SCMF Program Resource Guide

SCMF Program Resource Guide

This written Resource Guide provides detailed information about all aspects of the SCMF program. The Resource Guide expands on content introduced in the Online Learning Tool to help readers develop and improve their service coordination programs. The Resource Guide also includes an overview of what to expect during on-site or remote reviews of SCMF programs conducted by HUD Regional/Satellite office staff.

Appendix C: Building Capacity for Virtual Service Coordination

Multifamily Housing Programs Financial Management Toolkit

Multifamily Housing Programs Financial Management Toolkit

Financial and grants management are integral to effectively and efficiently utilizing HUD funds to achieve the goals of on-the-ground housing programs across the U.S. This Toolkit serves as a supplementary reference to assist HUD grantees and their sub-recipients in fulfilling the fiduciary and grants management responsibilities that are detailed in contract and grant award documents.

FY 2019 NOFAs

FY 2019 Project Rental Assistance of Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities NOFA

FY 2019 Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities (Capital Advance) NOFA

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