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Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS – Permanent Supportive Housing Renewal Grant

In 2013, the City of San Jose received notification of funding approval to renew its Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) competitive grant for an additional three years.

The HOPWA – PSH program supports specialized models in outreach and service delivery, including efforts that target help to persons who have been homeless or are at extreme risk of becoming homeless. The awarded programs are designed to increase coordination with the homeless assistance grant programs as well as other federal resources provided at the local level. These grants offer innovations in HIV care to increase job readiness and employment opportunities for persons in stabilized care.

The City was awarded a HOPWA permanent supportive housing renewal grant of $1,309,810 over three years to continue providing 19 households with Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) and supportive services to 75 households in Santa Clara County. The project is a joint collaboration with The Health Trust in providing an array of supportive services including case management, substance abuse recovery, housing search, housing placement, public benefits counseling, and independent living education.

Eligible Activities & Program Areas

For Eligible Recipients and other Program Components, please refer to the HUD Exchange.

For more information please call us at (408) 793-5520 or send an email to

Funded Projects for FY 2019-22

Service Provider Project Name Funding Amount Description
TheHealth Trust HOPWA-Permanent Supportive Housing $1,274,088 The primary purpose of the Program is to provide permanent supportive housing to participants and their families who are affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).The Program provides resources and incentives to devise long-term comprehensive strategies for meeting the needs of the program participants and their families. Program activities include rent subsidies and case management supportive services to help clients secure and maintain housing.Supportive services include assistance with housing search, advocacy, housing placement, developing activities of daily living, unit maintenance, resources, referrals, medical case management and nurse case management.

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