HOPWA Program Goals and Objectives: 

Goal 1: Provide housing assistance and appropriate supportive services to enable low-income, HIV-positive individuals to remain in their homes and to reduce their risks of homelessness.

Objective 1: Provide tenant-based rental assistance (TBRA).

  • Outcome: Housing stability.
  • Outcome Statement: Establish and/or better maintain a stable living environment in housing that is safe, decent, affordable, and sanitary.
  • Performance Indicator 1.1: Provide funding to maintain or increase assistance to 135 households utilizing tenant-based rental assistance (TBRA).

Objective 2: Provide short-term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance (STRMU).

  • Outcome: Housing stability.
  • Outcome Statement: Establish and/or better maintain a stable living environment in housing that is safe, decent, affordable, and sanitary.
  • Performance Indicator 2.1: Provide funding to maintain or increase assistance to 100 households accessing short-term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance (STRMU) for some portion of the permitted 21-week period.

Goal 2: Improve access to health care and other supportive services for HIV-positive individuals and their families.

Objective 1: Provide support in conjunction with HOPWA-funded housing assistance.

  • Outcome: Access to health care and support.
  • Outcome Statement: Improve access to health care and other supportive services.
  • Performance Indicator 1.1: To make available approximately $200,000 to provide service coordination to assist clients with obtaining housing, to coordinate a long-term plan to allow clients to remain in housing, and to coordinate complimentary supportive services.