Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS

Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) is a federally funded program providing housing assistance and supportive services for low-income people with HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and their families. People with AIDS and other HIV-related illnesses often face challenges in meeting personal, medical, and housing costs during their illness. HOPWA funds can be used for an array of activities including:

  • Housing assistance, supportive services and program development costs.
  • Operation and maintenance of facilities and community residences.
  • Short-term payments to prevent homelessness.

Services are delivered through local government and nonprofit organizations throughout the state except King and Snohomish counties, who receive a separate HOPWA grant, and Clark and Skamania counties who receive funding through the City of Portland’s HOPWA grant.

Consolidated Plan and Action Plan, and Performance Evaluation Report

Learn more about these Consolidated Plan Documents here (web page).

Forms for HOPWA Project Sponsors

Need Help?

If you or someone you know needs assistance, you can find help using this list of Washington State Homeless Adult & Family Coordinated Entry Sites (PDF) or 211 Washington Information Network (web).

Contact Information

Jefferson Spring
HOPWA Program Manager
jeff.spring@commerce.wa.gov
Phone: 360-725-2991

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