Resident Opportunity and Supportive Services - Service Coordinators


To programmatically address the needs of public housing residents by providing service coordinator positions to coordinate supportive services, resident empowerment activities and/or assisting residents in becoming economically self-sufficient or age-in-place.

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
The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, Public Law 114-113
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 nonprofit entities supported by residents. Applicants must establish partnerships to leverage resources.
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. 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 applications in accordance with selection criteria in 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. Processing of applications and selection of successful applicants will be undertaken by HUD. HUD will make the final selection and obligate funds.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
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 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 voluntary. 25%.

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
Anice Schervish,
451 7th Street, SW, Room 4130
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: (202) 402-2341.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 17$45,962,000.00; FY 18 est $35,000,000.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 16$45,962,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Average $360,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
HUD appropriation statutes and the specific fiscal year NOFA published in the Federal Register provide program requirements and guidelines.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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