HOPWA 20, Housing Innovations in HIV Care
This publication provides a showcase of community-operated housing projects under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program. The community projects show a variety of methods that help achieve goals in utilizing housing as a platform for improved quality of life for persons who are living with HIV/AIDS. HOPWA 20, Housing Innovations in HIV Care describes local planning and client outreach & engagement practices in diverse settings along with related information links.
As communities work to build new partnerships to help end homelessness and assist vulnerable households reduce risks of homelessness, these examples support peer efforts in other communities in addressing common challenges. In addition, the models also show actions that promote better access to HIV care in achieving the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
This publication commemorates the 20th year for the availability of HOPWA resources by describing evidence-based models that address special needs and promote quality results. These practices demonstrate the successes and innovations of HUD’s state, city and nonprofit partnerships and the vital connections of housing and life extending care. Please also find related documents from these programs, which can be adapted for use in other communities. Information on the HOPWA program is available from the Office of HIV/AIDS Housing, CPD, and posted on the Homelessness Resource Exchange at www.hudhre.info.
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For more information about some of the programs mentioned in the HOPWA 20: