Published January, 2007

Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Short-term Housing Facilities Fact Sheet, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing (2007)

This one-page fact sheet outlines requirements for short-term housing facilities supported under the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) program. Short-term facilities are intended to provide temporary shelter to eligible individuals to prevent homelessness and allow an opportunity to develop an individualized housing and service plan to guide the client’s link to permanent housing. The fact sheet includes information on time limits, residency limitation, case management, and other information, as well as citations to relevant federal regulations.