Homelessness Prevention & Rapid Re-housing Grant Program (HPRP)
This is a formula grant program, allocated through the US Department of Housing & Urban Development, “to provide homelessness prevention assistance to households who would otherwise become homeless…and to provide assistance to rapidly re-house persons who are homeless.” Cincinnati is eligible for up to $5,339,182. Hamilton County is eligible for up to $1,396,621.
Pursuant to program guidelines, City staff worked with the Hamilton County Continuum of Care to develop a recommended plan for the use of these funds. On May 15, 2009, City Council passed Ord. # 0127-2009, authorizing the submission of a Substantial Amendment to the City’s 2008 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan reflecting the proposed Homelessness Prevention & Rapid Re-Housing Plan. The application was submitted to HUD by the deadline of May 18, 2009.
- Memo on HPRP grant
- City/County Continuum of Care Substantial Amendment to the 2008 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan
- Ordinance authorizing Substantial Amendment to the 2008 Consolidated Plan/Action
- HPRP program information
- US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development Recovery Website