Shelter Plus Care

The Shelter Plus Care Program provides rental assistance, in connection with supportive services funded from sources other than this program, to homeless persons with disabilities (primarily persons who are seriously mentally ill; have chronic problems with alcohol, drugs, or both, or have acquired immunodeficiency

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syndrome and related diseases) and their families.

The program provides assistance through four components: (1) Tenant-based Rental Assistance (TRA); (2) Sponsor-based Rental Assistance (SRA); (3) Project-based Rental Assistance (PRA); (4) and Single Room Occupancy for Homeless Individuals (SRO).

Agency - Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Designated contact person or monitor for the Shelter Plus Care Program in HUD Field Offices with a Community Planning and Development Division.




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Community Solutions $ 11,000   2010-09-072013-09-06
Sage Computing Inc $ 398,503   2010-12-232011-12-16
Lockheed Martin Services, Inc. $ 103,828   2010-08-062011-09-29
Cloudburst Consulting Group, Inc. $ 330,408   2010-12-092011-09-10
Executive Office Of The State Of Maine $ 0   2010-01-012010-10-31
City Of Bangor $ 0   2010-01-012010-10-31
Five County Mental Health Authority $ 0   2010-01-012010-10-31
Department Of Prosecuting Attorney-$ 60,481   2010-01-012010-10-31
City Of Bangor $ 0   2010-01-012010-10-31
Vermont State Housing Authority $ 0   2010-01-012010-10-31



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Homeless persons with disabilities and their families.

Homeless persons with disabilities.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

An eligible applicant is a State, unit of general local government, or public housing agency (PHA).

Beneficiary Eligibility

Homeless persons with disabilities and their families. Except in single room occupancy dwellings that are only for homeless individuals with disabilities.

Credentials/Documentation

Governmental entities and public housing agencies will certify to their eligibility. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

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.

An environmental impact assessment is required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. An electronic application package prescribing the specific information that applicants must submit through the local Continuum of Care (CoC) is available from HUD through the annual CoC Notice of Fund Availability, found at https://www.onecpd.info/spc. The standard electronic 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. 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 Supportive Housing Program. Projects will continue to operate under the NOFA they were awarded under until they are renewed under the Continuum of Care Program. The resource for this program is still relevant

Award Procedures

HUD reviews applications, rates and ranks those meeting threshold requirements, and makes conditional grant awards to those applications most highly ranked, in accordance with the Notice of Fund Availability (NOFA).

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Subtitle F of Title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 as amended, 42 U.S.C.11403.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Processing of applications and selection of successful applicants will take place at HUD field offices and Headquarters. HUD Headquarters will make selection and obligate funds as soon as the applications can be processed.

Appeals

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 occurred.

Renewals

One year funding for projects eligible for renewal as contained in the Notice of Fund Availability and application.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Recipients must match the rental assistance by supportive services that are equal in value to the aggregate amount of rental assistance and appropriate to the needs of the population to be served. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

HUD will provide rental assistance under the TRA and SRA components for a five year period. Rental assistance under the SRO component will be for a ten-year period. If units are rehabilitated, and meet the standards required, assistance under the PRA component will be for a ten-year period; otherwise it will be for a five-year period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: HUD award notification letter.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No reports are required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. The financial management systems used by governmental entities that are recipients under this program must provide for audits as stipulated in 24 CFR 45. HUD may perform further and additional audits as it finds necessary or appropriate.

Records

Each recipient must keep any records and make any reports that HUD may require.

Financial Information

Account Identification

86-0192-0-1-604.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

24 CFR Part 582 Shelter Plus Care Program Final Rule.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Designated contact person or monitor for the Shelter Plus Care Program in HUD Field Offices with a Community Planning and Development Division.

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 7262, Washington, District of Columbia 20410 Email: Brian.P.Fitzmaurice@hud.gov Phone: 202-402-4080

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

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 Supportive Housing Program. Projects will continue to operate under the NOFA they were awarded under until they are renewed under the Continuum of Care Program. The resource for this program is still relevant.



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