Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy


The Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program provides rental assistance to homeless individuals. Under the program, HUD enters into Annual Contributions Contracts with public housing agencies (PHAs) in connection with the moderate rehabilitation of residential properties that, when rehabilitation is completed, will contain multiple single room dwelling units.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 02/05/2016 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Assistant Secretary For Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2016 No Current Data Available
Fiscal Year 2017 No Current Data Available
Fiscal Year 2019 No Current Data Available
McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, Title IV, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
An eligible applicant is a PHA or private nonprofit organization. Private nonprofits have to contract with a PHA to administer the rental assistance.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Homeless individuals.
Private nonprofit organizations and public housing agencies will certify to their eligibility.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. Any site that would have a significant adverse impact on the human environment will not be eligible for funding. All components of this program are excluded from coverage under E.O.12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. An application package prescribing the specific information that applicants must submit is available from HUD through the annual Continuum of Care Notice of Fund Availability. The standard application form as furnished by HUD must be used for this program. Any proposed project under this program must be consistent with the applicable HUD-approved Consolidated Plan.
Award Procedure
HUD reviews applications, rates and ranks those meeting threshold requirements, and makes conditional grant awards to those applications most highly ranked.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Processing of applications and selection of successful applicants will take place at HUD field offices and Headquarters, HUD Headquarters will make selection. Funds, however, will not be obligated until the technical submission is approved.
Applicants may appeal the results of HUD's review and selection process if they believe a HUD error has occurred. Appeals must be in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development and must state what HUD error the applicant believes has occurred.
Renewal of expiring SRO HAP contracts continue on an annual basis according to the provisions of 24 CFR Part 402.5(b) 1-2.
How are proposals selected?
The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act amended and reauthorize the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act into the Continuum of Care Program. Fiscal Year 2011 was the last funding year under the Section SRO Program. Projects will continue to operate under the NOFA they were awarded until they are renewed under the provisions of 24 CFR Part 402.5(b)1-2.
How may assistance be used?
Homeless (single) individuals.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
The financial management systems used by governmental entities that are recipients under this program must provide for audits in accordance with 24 CFR 44. HUD may perform further and additional audits as it finds necessary or appropriate.
Each recipient must keep any records and make any reports that HUD may require.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Under the SRO Program, an 11-year Annual Contribution Contract (ACC) is signed by the PHA with HUD. After the ACC is signed, the PHA and owner sign an AHAP and the owner has 12 months from the date of ACC execution to complete rehabilitation on the project. Once the rehabilitation is completed and the PHA inspects the units to ensure compliance with HUD's physical condition standards (PCS), a 10-year Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contract is signed between the PHA and project owner. HUD award notification letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Designated contact person or monitor for the Section 8 SRO Program in the HUD Field Offices with a Community Planning and Development Division (see Appendix IV of the Catalog for a listing of HUD Field Offices).
Headquarters Office
Brian P. Fitzmaurice;
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Community Planning and Development, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs, 451 7th Street, SW, Room 7266
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: 202-402-4080
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 16$0.00; FY 17 est $0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
24 CFR Part 882, Subpart H Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program for Homeless Individuals, as well as 24 CFR, Part 5, Subparts A, E and F. Program information also available from Community Connections at HUD at (1-800) 998-9999.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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