Programs of HUD: Major Mortgage, Grant, Assistance, and Regulatory Programs 2018, The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Programs of HUD: Major Mortgage, Grant, Assistance, and Regulatory Programs 2018
Rural Housing Stability Assistance Program
Re-housing and other help for individuals moving from emergency or transitional shelters to permanent housing or improves the housing situations of individuals and families who are homeless or in the worst housing situations in the geographic area; stabilizes the housing of individuals and families who are in imminent danger of losing housing; and improves the ability of the lowest-income residents of the community to afford stable housing.
Nature of Program: Competitively awarded grants for rent, mortgage, or utility assistance, security deposits, relocation assistance, short-term emergency lodging, construction of new housing units to provide transitional or permanent housing, acquisition or rehabilitation of a structure to provide non-emergency transitional or permanent housing, property leasing, rental assistance, and payment of operating costs for assisted housing units.
Applicant Eligibility: Organizations eligible to receive a grant under this program include private nonprofit entities and county and local governments.
Legal Authority: Subtitle D of Title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11408). Regulations are under development.
Information Sources: Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development; local HUD field offices.