Under the STRMU program, grantees may provide assistance for rent, mortgage, and/or utilities for up to 21 weeks of assistance in any 52-week period (weeks do not need to be consecutive). The amount of assistance varies by client depending on funds available, tenant need, and program guidelines.
Time-limited housing subsidy assistance designed to prevent homelessness and increase housing stability. Project Sponsors may provide assistance for up to 147 days (21 weeks) in any 365 days (52 week period). The amount of assistance varies per household depending on funds available, need, and program guidelines.
- Client must be currently housed
- Short-term, needs-based intervention
- 147 days (nearly 5 months) per HOPWA contract year. Extensions available for those directly impacted by COVID-19