Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities


To expand the supply of supportive housing for very low-income persons with disabilities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, Public Law 101-625; Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, Public Law 102-550; the Rescissions Act, Public Law 104-19; American Homeownership and Economic Opportunity Act of 2000, Public Law 106-569; the Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007, Public Law 110-5; the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2010, Public Law 111.374.
Disaster Assistance, Title Title XII of Division B of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Section Section 23003, Public Law -Public Law 116-136, Statute ,
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible Sponsors are nonprofit organizations with a Section 501(c)(3) tax exemption from the Internal Revenue Service. Eligible Owner entities are nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)(3) tax exemption from the Internal Revenue Service and, if the proposed project involves mixed financing, for-profit limited partnerships with a nonprofit entity as the sole general partner.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries of housing developed under this program must be very low-income (equal to or less than 50% AMI) adults (18 or older) with a physical, mental, or emotional impairment that is expected to be of long-continued and indefinite duration, that substantially impedes his or her ability to live independently, and is of a nature that such ability could be improved by more suitable housing conditions.
The nonprofit sponsor and owner must receive certification of eligibility from HUD. The owner must submit financial documents to support its ability to provide a minimum capital investment of 1/2 of 1 percent of the capital advance amount, up to a maximum of $10,000.
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. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. Applicants must forward a copy of their applications to the appropriate state or local agency for a review of the supportive services plan and a completed certification from the agency as to whether the provision of services is well designed to meet the needs of the anticipated occupancy must be included in the applicant's submission of its application to the HUD Field Office. An environmental assessment is required for applications containing evidence of site control.
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 is published on each fiscal year announcing the availability of funds to specified allocation areas. Applicants must submit a Request for a Fund Reservation, using Form HUD-92016-CA, Section 811 application for capital advance, in response to the Notice of Fund Availability (or a Funding Notification issued by the local HUD Field Office). The application for capital advance is used to determine the eligibility of the applicant and proposed project as well as the acceptability of the site and market, correctness of zoning and the effect on environment. All applications must be submitted via
Award Procedure
Applications are reviewed and selected for awards that meet the funding opportunity criteria. Those selected for funding must meet basic program requirements including, but not limited to: eligibility as a nonprofit entity, eligibility as a for-profit limited partnership with nonprofit entity as the sole general partner for mixed-finance projects, financial commitment and prior experience in housing or related service activities. The request for Capital Advance Financing is reviewed to update the determination of acceptability of project site and market, correctness of zoning, and the effect on environment as well as to determine the value of site, total development cost, and financial feasibility.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
At the fund reservation stage, the sponsor usually is advised of the decision within 4 to 5 months from the end of the application period.
From 1 to 15 days. During the period of competition, Sponsors whose applications are rejected due to noncompliance with program requirements, have the right to appeal the rejection within 14 calendar days from the date of HUD's written notice of rejection.
More than 180 days. After the one year or five years of initial PRAC (for which the owner submits monthly vouchers to HUD for payment of rental assistance) the contract is renewed on a yearly basis based on availability of funds.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Capital advances may be used to construct, rehabilitate or acquire structures to be used as supportive housing for low-income persons with disabilities. Project rental assistance is used to cover the difference between the HUD-approved operating costs of the project and the tenants' contributions toward rent (30 percent of adjusted income).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: HUD 60002, Section 3 Summary Report, Economic Opportunities for Low- and Very Low-Income Persons (OMB No. 2529-0043) – For each grant over $200,000 that involves housing rehabilitation, housing construction, or other public construction, the prime recipient must submit Form HUD 60002 (24 CFR sections 135.3(a) and 135.90).
HUD reserves the right to audit the accounts of the owners in order to determine compliance and conformance with HUD regulations and standards.
Regular financial reports are required. Owners must service and maintain records in accordance with acceptable mortgage practices and HUD regulations. Owners also must supply those records necessary to indicate compliance with the project rental assistance contract.
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
The capital advance is not repayable if the project is available for very low-income persons with disabilities for at least 40 years. Projects are expected to start construction within 18 months of the date of the fund reservation, with limited provision for extensions. Funds will be advanced on a monthly basis during construction. Based on percentage of construction completion.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Contact the appropriate HUD office listed at
Headquarters Office
Belinda Koros
451 7th St SW Room 6158
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: 202-402-3615
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (for specified projects)) FY 22$1,794,000.00; FY 23 est $106,000,000.00; FY 24 est $148,000,000.00; FY 21$131,186,457.00; FY 20$156,958,000.00; FY 19$2,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$422,600 to $2,500,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
24 CFR part 5, subpart H, and part 891, subparts A, C, and D.; HUD Handbooks 4571.2 and 4571.4; and Notice H 96-102, as extended.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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