ROSS Supportive Services Programs


To provide supportive services, service coordinator and congregate services as authorized by Section 34 of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1437z-6) and the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seg.) to programmatically address the needs of public housing residents by providing supportive services, resident empowerment activities and/or assisting residents of all ages in becoming economically self-sufficient through a variety of innovative programs/initiatives.

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 2017 The program anticipates to provide grants to 20-25 communities.
Fiscal Year 2018 0
Fiscal Year 2016 The program anticipates to provide grants to 18 communities. The program provides grants to 18 communities.
The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235, Public Law 113-325
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. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. A Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) prescribing the application criteria and specific information to be submitted will be issued by HUD via Application deadlines will be included in the NOFA.
Award Procedure
HUD will review applications in accordance with the criteria of the NOFA.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days.
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 academic enrichment, economic development, supportive services activities, organizational development, and mediation, including the employment of service coordinators/case managers/service navigators.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not Applicable
Grantees will be subject to Federal recordkeeping requirements in 2 CFR 200.333 and as otherwise stated in the Grant Agreement.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. 25%. At least 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 or as otherwise stated in the NOFA. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: 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: 202-402-2430
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$35,298,000.00; FY 19 est $35,000,000.00; FY 20 FY 17 est $3,000,000.00; FY 16$1,753,464.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
TBD by each individual program/initiative in accordance with the NOFA.
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.