Grants and Loans that may be available to pay for the Housing Program Your Organization is Planning
The following chart will help you identify possible funding sources depending on the activity that your organization wishes to engage in: providing rent assistance to lower the tenant's rent burden, construction/capital funds to buy, build or renovate a building or house, or providing supportive services. The eligible activities under funding sources may change or may not be applicable to your project. Please consult with the funding sources directly for further details.Some funding sources may not be available in your area, such a local Trust funds. The Advocacy Page can provide additional guidance on developing additional resources in your community.
Invite a representative from the National Supportive Housing Network to provide a grant writing workshop in your community. Send us an email for more information.
See our Members Only download page for a Sample Housing Grant Application that includes a sample narrative and budget for a tenant-based rental voucher program, with supportive services.
TENANT-BASED RENT ASSISTANCE
Federal funding sources such as: TANF, HOPWA, HOME and ESG funding are all are potential sources for tenant-based rent assistance. CDBG funds can be used for the management and related services for the HOME tenant-based rental assistance program. According to 24 CFR 570 CDBG funds may be used for housing services in connection with tenant-based rental assistance programs. Such services can include: inspections, tenant selection, management of tenant-based rent assistance, and other services related to assisting tenants seeking to participate in housing activities. CDBG can also fund case management services.