Resident Opportunity and Supportive Services - Service Coordinators


To address the economic and housing self-sufficiency needs of public and Indian housing residents by providing grant-funded service coordinators who link residents to the supportive services they need in order to achieve economic and housing self-sufficiency; and for elderly/disabled residents to continue to age/reside in place and avoid costlier forms of care.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
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 2016 The Department projects to award 100 grants. The department awarded 114 grants.
Fiscal Year 2017 The Department projects to award 114 grants.
Fiscal Year 2018 Estimate 100 Grants
Fiscal Year 2019 Grantees have assisted residents age in place and avoid costlier forms of care, purchase homes, pursue their educational goals and more.
Fiscal Year 2020 HUD will made $37,669,255 in awards.
Fiscal Year 2023 HUD expects to make between 120-150 awards in the amount of approximately $35 million to grantees that assist residents age in place and avoid costlier forms of care, pursue their educational and professional goals and more.
Fiscal Year 2024 HUD expects to make between 120-150 awards in the amount of approximately $35 million to grantees that assist residents age in place and avoid costlier forms of care, pursue their educational and professional goals and more. Past Evaluation Findings: Research has shown that the ROSS-SC service coordinators provide a valuable resource in supporting residents’ ability to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency and independent living. Program service coordinators have a positive impact in providing critical supportive services to help residents achieve short- and long-term life goals.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, Public Law 114-113
United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437z-6)., Title ROSS, Section 34
Public Law Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020-116-94
Appropriations Act of 2021, Public Law 116-260, Public Law -
Appropriations Act of 2022, Public Law 117-103
Appropriations Act of 2023, Public Law 117-328
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Public Housing Authorities (PHAs), Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs), resident councils, and 501(c)(3) nonprofit entities supported by residents, PHAs, or tribes. Applicants must demonstrate a 25% match or in-kind donations from applicant or partner organizations.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Individuals, families, children, youth, adults, as well as elderly/persons with disabilities 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. HUD provides the application and standard forms for this program in the application package on Applicants can search by CFDA number 14.870 for the application each year.
Award Procedure
HUD will review applications in accordance with selection criteria in the NOFO published on
Application deadlines are established in the NOFO each year. The NOFO is published on Please check for information. For additional questions, contact the headquarters or regional location.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. Processing of applications and selection of successful applicants will be undertaken by HUD. HUD will make the final selection and obligate funds.
Applicants may request a debriefing to understand why their applications were not funded. Applicants may submit an appeal to HUD. Applicants whose applications did not receive funding may request a debriefing. Further information is included in the NOFO.
There is a competitive renewal application category. Renewals are not automatic.
How are proposals selected?
The criteria for selecting proposals will be listed in the NOFO.
How may assistance be used?
Grant funds may be used for the salary of Service Coordinator positions, with some administrative and training funds.
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 is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is mandatory. 25%. Matching requirements are mandatory.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
HUD will provide assistance for a 3-year time period. Grant agreements are executed, and funds are drawn by grantees through HUD's financial system.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Designated persons in the Offices of Public Housing and Native American Programs listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Dina Lehmann-Kim
451 7th St., SW
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: 2024022430

Lewis Dorman
451 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20410 USA
Phone: 202-402-6740
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 22$33,416,849.00; FY 23 est $35,000,000.00; FY 24 est $35,000,000.00; FY 21$34,208,000.00; FY 20$37,045,000.00; FY 19$30,781,000.00; FY 17$45,962,000.00; FY 18 est $35,000,000.00; FY 16$45,962,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $0 to $741,713; Average $270,108.50
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
HUD appropriation statutes and the specific fiscal year NOFO published in the Federal Register provide program requirements and guidelines.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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