Shelter Plus Care Grant

What is the aim of the Shelter Plus Care Grant?

The Shelter Plus Care Grant 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 syndrome and related diseases) and their families.

The Shelter Plus Care Grant 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).

Who are Eligible to Apply for the Shelter Plus Care Grant?

An eligible applicant for the Shelter Plus Care Grant is a State, unit of general local government, or public housing agency (PHA).

Who are the beneficiaries of the Shelter Plus Care Grant?

The beneficiaries of the Shelter Plus Care Grants are homeless persons with disabilities and their families. Except in single room occupancy dwellings that are only for homeless individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply for the Shelter Plus Care Grant?

Governmental entities and public housing agencies will certify to their eligibility. 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 http://hudhre.info.

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.

Where to apply for the Shelter Plus Care Grant?

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. Program information may also be obtained from Community Connections at HUD at (1-800)998-9999.

For more information on the Shelter Plus Care Grant, contact:

Robyn Raysor

Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs, Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Room 7266, 451 7th Street, SW , Washington, District of Columbia 20410

Phone: (202) 708-4300
Email: Robyn.S.Raysor@hud.gov

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