Part of the HOME Investment Partnership Program. Funding is designed to preserve owner-occupied units when feasible by securing structural integrity and correcting deficiencies in major systems. New units can be constructed for owners to replace units that are too deteriorated to preserve. Manufactured units may be used to replace manufactured housing. Funds are awarded through a competitive process.
Address the affordable rental housing needs for extremely low and very low-income households, while giving priority to projects that address critical housing needs with an emphasis on the prevention, reduction, and expansion of permanent housing opportunities for persons experiencing homelessness and persons with serious mental illness.
Provide grant funding to municipalities for the removal of blighted properties, prevention of abandonment of neighboring properties, reduction in foreclosures among neighboring houses, and to strengthen neighborhood property values.