Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS

HOPWA

The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, managed by HUD’s Office of HIV/AIDS Housing, was established to provide housing assistance and related supportive services for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families. The services offered by the HOPWA program are

-Short Term Rent
-Mortgage & Utility -Tenant Based Renatl Assistance
-Permanent Housing Placement
-Short Term Supported Housing
-Master Lease

They also offer services that may include the following: health related and intensive care services, alcohol and drug abuse treatment, employment training assistance, life skills management, outreach and transportation.

Currently, they are serving a little over 100 people, but they are aiming to serve 720 persons living in Hinds, Rankin, Madison, Copiah, and Simpson counties.

For more information please call 769-216-2819 or email at jmmfcdcchsc@aol.com.

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