Housing with HOPWA
The Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program provides assistance and supportive services to people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA). The HOPWA program is administered by the Tennessee Department of Health through a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is contracted locally with Positively Living & Choice Health Network to serve the needs of PLWHA in the Eastern and Upper Cumberland regions of Tennessee.
In order to qualify, you must:
- Live in one of the eligible Tennessee counties:
East Region – Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Sevier, Scott, Union
Upper Cumberland Region – Clay, Cumberland, Dekalb, Fentress, Jackson, Overton, Pickett, Putnum, Van Buren, Warren, White
- Be at or below 80% of the area median income.
- Be living with HIV/AIDS.
Available HOPWA Services
- Housing case management
- Housing information services
- Permanent housing placement
- Resource identification
- Short-term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance; Supportive
- Tenant-based rental assistance
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