Community Project Funding (CPF)/Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS)

Congressional project funding grants provide investment in a wide variety of projects such as housing, homelessness prevention, workforce training, public facilities, parks, resilience planning and other critical infrastructure and services.

Continuum of Care Homeless Grants

Competitively awards grants for CoC planning costs, Unified Funding Agency costs, acquisition, rehabilitation, new construction, leasing, rental assistance, supportive services, operating costs, Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS), project administration costs, relocation costs, and indirect costs.

Covid Supplementary Payments (CSP)

CSP is available for operating cost increases that are directly related to a property’s efforts to prevent and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program

The Emergency Solutions Grant Program, or ESG, is designed to assist people with quickly regaining stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness.

Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG)

Eligible Indian tribes and tribally-designated housing entities receive grants to develop maintain, and operate affordable housing in safe and healthy environments on Indian reservations and in other Indian areas, and carry out other affordable housing activities

Public Housing Operating Funds

The Public Housing Operating Fund program provides subsidies necessary for PHAs to operate and maintain nearly 1.1 million deeply affordable public housing units that constitute a critical piece of
the housing market, providing homes for some of the nation’s most vulnerable renters as well as local investment in economies.

Moving to Work (MTW) is a demonstration program for public housing authorities (PHAs) that provides them the opportunity to design and test innovative, locally designed strategies that use Federal dollars more efficiently, help residents find employment and become self-sufficient, and increase housing choices for low-income families. MTW allows PHAs exemptions from many existing public housing and voucher rules and provides funding flexibility with how they use their Federal funds.

Section 202/PRAC

The Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program provides Capital Advance funding for the development of supportive rental housing for Very-Low-Income persons aged 62 years older and project rental subsidies in the form of a Project Rental Assistance Contract (PRAC) to maintain ongoing affordability.

– Capital Advance funds must be used must be used to finance construction, reconstruction, moderate or substantial rehabilitation, or acquisition of a structure with or without rehabilitation.
– Project Rental Assistance Contracts (PRACs) funds are used to cover the difference between the tenants’ contributions toward rent and the HUD approved cost to operate the project, including the cost of employing a service coordinator and HUD approved service expenses