Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency under Resident Opportunity and Supportive Services


To promote the development of local strategies to coordinate the use of assistance under the Public Housing program with public and private resources to enable participating families to achieve economic independence and housing self-sufficiency.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 03/27/2024 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2015 N/A This program was no longer active in FY 2015 and had $0 funding
Fiscal Year 2016 N/A
The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2008, Public Law 110-161
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) and Tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs).
Beneficiary Eligibility
Individuals and families who are residents of conventional public or Indian housing are eligible to receive benefits from the ROSS program.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. A Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) prescribing the specific information to be submitted will be published in the Federal Register by HUD Headquarters. HUD provides the application and standard forms for this program.
Award Procedure
HUD will review those applications in accordance with the NOFA published in the Federal Register.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. HUD will undertake processing of applications and selection of successful applicants. HUD will make final selection and obligate funds.
Not applicable.
From 120 to 180 days.
How are proposals selected?
The criteria for selecting proposals will be listed in the NOFA.
How may assistance be used?
Grant funds may be used to pay the salary and fringe benefits of a program coordinator.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Grantees must adhere to the policies, guidelines, and requirements of 24 CFR Part 84 or 85 and OMB Circular No. A-87; OMB Circulars A-110 and A-122 apply to the acceptance and use of assistance by private nonprofit agencies.
Records will be retained in accordance with the HUD regulation, 24 CFR Part 84 or 85.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Chapter 24 Part 984

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
HUD will provide assistance for a 1-year time period. Grant agreements are executed and funds are made available through HUD's financial system.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Designated personal in the offices of Public Housing and Native American Programs listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Anice Schervish,
451 7th St. SW, Room 4238
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: (202) 402-2341.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 16 est $0.00; FY 17 est $0.00; FY 15$0.00;
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The average financial assistance was $60,036.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
HUD appropriation statutes and the specific fiscal year NOFA published in the Federal Register provide program requirements and guidelines. See also 24 CFR 984
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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