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Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program (HOPWA)

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program (HOPWA)

HOPWA Application Workshop Presentation

The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program provides assistance to low-income individuals diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and their family members who live with them.


  • Nonprofit Organizations Only
  • Demonstrate at least one year of experience in serving its community
  • Clients must be documented with HIV/AIDS diagnosis and meet HUD income guidelines for the county of their residence within the service area
  • Must increase the availability of decent, safe, and affordable housing for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS
  • Must be in Fayette, Shelby, and Tipton Counties in Tennessee, DeSoto, Marshall, Tate, and Tunica Counties in Mississippi, and Crittenden County in Arkansas

Eligible Activities include

  • Acquisition and/or rehabilitation
  • Operations of a wide range of housing programs
  • Rental Assistance
  • Housing information and outreach, and supportive services.

Click here to access the HOPWA Online Application

HOPWA Program Budget

HOPWA Agency Budget

Click here to view the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Application Guidelines (PDF)

– note all applications must be completed electronically

HCD will start accepting applications for HOPWA at 8:00 a.m. on December 5, 2022, and will close on February 3, 2023 at 4 p.m

Current HOPWA Recipients