Multifamily Housing Service Coordinators


To link elderly, especially frail and disabled, or disabled non-elderly assisted housing and neighborhood residents to supportive services in the general community; to prevent premature and unnecessary institutionalization; and, to assess individual service needs, determine eligibility for public services and make resource allocation decisions which enable residents to stay in the community longer.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office: Office of Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2013: not yet announced. Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
National Affordable Housing Act, Section 808, Public Law 101-625, as amended; Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, 42 U.S.C. 13632, Public Law 104-104, as amended; American Homeownership and Economic Opportunity Act of 2000, Section 851, Public Law 106-569, approved December 27, 2000.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants are owners of Section 8 developments with project-based subsidy (including Rural Housing Service Section 515/8 developments); Section 202 developments as defined under 24 CFR Sections 277 and 885, and 221(d)(3) below-market interest rate and 236 developments which are insured or assisted (funded under Sections 24 CFR 221 Subpart C, 236, 277, 880, 881, 883, 885 and 886). To be eligible, developments must also be current in mortgage payments. Service coordinators for Congregate Housing Service Programs (CHSP), Section 202 developments with a Project Rental Assistance Contract (PRAC), and Section 811 developments are not eligible for funding. Owners of Section 202 PRAC developments may request an increase in their PRAC to hire a Service Coordinator by following procedures in the Office of Housing's Management Agent Handbook 4381.5, Revision-2, Change-2, Chapter 8.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Eligible beneficiaries are residents of eligible housing or community residents who live in the vicinity of such housing. Service Coordination may be provided to elderly or disabled families. In particular, priority is given to residents who are frail (unable to perform at least three activities of daily living (ADLs)) or "at risk" elderly persons who are unable to perform 1- 2 ADLs, or non-elderly disabled or temporarily disabled residents. At least twenty-five percent of the residents of a development must be frail, at risk, or non-elderly people with disabilities for that development to be eligible for funding.
As required in the NOFA published in the Federal Register. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Applications must be submitted in accordance with the requirements in the NOFA published in the Federal Register.
Award Procedure
As described in the NOFA. All eligible applications will be selected through a national lottery.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
As specified in the NOFA.
Not Applicable.
At the end of the grant period, subject to the availability of appropriations, continued need, and compliance with grant requirements.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria for selecting proposals are listed in the published Federal Register Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).
How may assistance be used?
The service coordinator is a social service staff person hired by the development owner/management company to arrange a broad spectrum of services for residents which include, but are not limited to, the following: the provision of formal case management (i.e., the evaluation of health, psychological or social needs); educate residents and development management staff on issues related to aging-in-place and service coordination; monitor the provision of services, and act as an advocate for the resident in dealing with community service providers. The service coordinator may not serve as the recreational or activities director for a development; provide supportive services directly, or assist with other administrative work associated with the development's operation during the time paid for by grant funds. Provided in the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Financial and performance reporting as specified in the NOFA and grant agreement. On-site management reviews done by HUD consistent with Development monitoring standards contained in HUD Handbook 4350.1, Chapter 6. Federal Financial Report (Standard Form 425). Multifamily Housing Service Coordinator Semi-annual Performance Report (form HUD-92456) and HUD Logic Model (form HUD-96010). Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS) Payment Voucher (form HUD-500800-SCMF) and Federal Financial Report (Standard Form 425). HUD Field Office Staffs are responsible for monitoring grant-funded activities and the use of grant funds.
No audits are required for this program.
Grantees required to maintain records as required by grant agreement. These requirements conform to OMB Circular No. A-110.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funding term stated in the NOFA. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Contact Multifamily Director in the nearest HUD Field Office. Offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Carissa L. Janis, 451 7th st sw Room 6146, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Phone: (202) 708-3000.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
86-0320-0-3-371; 86-0320-0-3-371.
(Project Grants) FY 13 $86,151,000; FY 14 est $51,000,000; and FY 15 est $68,000,000 - Reported under program 14.157 for FY 10, FY 11, and FY 12.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$88,825 to $402,196; $171,064.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
No regulations for this program, see the Office of Housing's Management Agent Handbook 4381.5, Revision-2, Change-2, Chapter 8. (available at HTTP://; the How-to Guide for Service Coordinators and the evaluation studies of the Service Coordinator Program available.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.


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