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April 24, 2013: Mississippi Bureau Director for HIV/AIDS Care promises that its suspended HOPWA program will be up and running soon

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), which grants funds to cities and states for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA),  suspended Mississippi’s program in August 2012 for noncompliance with federal regulations. The suspension abruptly cut off … Continue reading

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New SASI Report analyzes HOPWA funding formula and concludes that the South Receives Disproportionately Lower HOPWA Funding Than Other Regions

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) is a HUD program that provides States and cities with approximately $330 million in funding for the housing needs of persons with AIDS (~$300,000,000 for entitlement grants and ~$30,000,000 for competitive grants).  HUD … Continue reading

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