Download
hud 811 project based rental assistance weinberg apartments n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
HUD 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance & Weinberg Apartments PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
HUD 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance & Weinberg Apartments

HUD 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance & Weinberg Apartments

194 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

HUD 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance & Weinberg Apartments

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. HUD 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance & Weinberg Apartments

  2. Acknowledgements This training is made possible by the Maryland Partnership for Affordable Housing, a Real Choice Systems Change Grant project funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and by: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Department of Housing and Community Development Maryland Department of Disabilities Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities

  3. Dept. of Housing and Community Development

  4. Maryland’s History of Accomplishments

  5. Maryland’s History of Accomplishments

  6. Maryland Partnership for Affordable Housing • Oct. 2011 - CMS Real Choice Systems Change (RCSC) grant • 16 states applied • 6 grants were awarded (MD, IN, TX, WI, OR, MI) • Purpose - Develop infrastructure to implement a new rental assistance program - HUD 811Project Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (PRA)

  7. HUD 811 Project Rental Assistance Demonstration Program • Required Partnership Agreement • Department of Housing & Community Development • Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene/Medicaid • Dept. of Disabilities • July 2012 - MD applied for HUD 811 PRA • 35 states applied • February 2013 – MD received award for $10.9 million • 13 states received award • 2 states with RCSC grant received award (MD & TX)

  8. Why is 811 PRA Important?

  9. HUD & CMS Sec 811 PRA HUD and CMS form partnership • MDOD manages web-based eligibility system; processes for tenant selection & referral; track unit availability • DHCD reaches out to developers and funds units; pays rent subsidies; ensures housing quality standards; ensures HUD program compliance • DHMH (and associated Case Managers) enroll applicants, make services available, assists with transition and manages tenant issues MPAH DHCD DHMH MDOD Developers & Property Management Companies Service Providers & Case Managers Housing Developers and Property Managers partner with Case Managers for continued assistance

  10. 811 PRA Program

  11. MD 811 PRA Target Population

  12. 811 PRA Unit Locations

  13. Income Thresholds

  14. Voluntary Support Services

  15. Roles & Expectations of Case Managers

  16. Enrollment

  17. Documentation

  18. Documentation • Credit check & criminal background performed by property manager • Two “never” convictions • Lifetime sex offender registration requirement • Methamphetamine production on federally-assisted housing property • Other restrictions • Currently engaging in illegal drug activity, fugitive felons, parole violators, evicted from federally-assisted housing due to drug-related criminal activity within last 3 years • Reasonable cause to believe person is a danger

  19. Transition Planning • DO NOT WAIT!!! • Gather documents as soon as person indicates interest in permanent supportive housing

  20. Case Manager Training and Support

  21. Weinberg Apartments

  22. Weinberg Apartments • Joint program between Weinberg Foundation, DHMH and DHCD • $2 million in capital funding to develop apartments for non-elderly people with disabilities • Funding makes apartments affordable for very low income households • Tenants pay 30% of income for rent

  23. Weinberg ApartmentsELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS • Residency: Willing to live in the identified Weinberg Apartment at the identified Weinberg Unit project location • Age: Non-elderly individuals with disabilities between the ages of 18-62 at time of occupancy • Income: Recipients of SSI or SSDI with household incomes between 15-30% of the area median income

  24. Weinberg ApartmentsREFERRAL PROCESS • Must be made by a professional service provider, case manager, independent living specialist, social worker, etc. • Web-based referral and unit registry system is soon available for referrals to the program • Referrals will be screened for eligibility by MDOD and placed on a waiting list in order of: • Greatest need • Date of application • Willingness to live where a Weinberg Apartment is available • Applicant and the referring service provider will be notified and receive a lease application when a unit is available • Completed applications will be forwarded to property manager for separate lease application review and approval process

  25. Weinberg ApartmentsPROJECT DETAILS • Project Affordability: not less than 40 years; • Various room sizes, all units accessible; • Developers/Projects: • Homes For America (HFA), Hudson Townhomes, Cambridge • Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP), Parkview Towers, Takoma Park • Osprey, Salisbury • Unit Availability: • HFA: Occupied May 2013 • MHP: Projected Spring of 2014 • Osprey: Projected Fall of 2014

  26. Weinberg ApartmentsTemporary Registration Procedures • Call toll-free: 1-877-496-4954 between 8:30-5:00 EDT, Monday – Friday • A Socialserve.com representative will answer your call. If all lines are busy, you will be asked to leave your contact information, and someone will return your call.

  27. Weinberg ApartmentsTemporary Registration Procedures • The Social Serve representative will ask you for the following information about your client: • Date of birth • Household size • Total Household income • Is the applicant applying for or receiving SSI or SSDI? • Is the applicant a registered sex offender? • Has the applicant been convicted of Methamphetamine possession on Public Housing Authority property? • All the counties in which the applicant is interested in living

  28. Weinberg ApartmentsTemporary Registration Procedures • Social Servewill determine potential eligibility in the county(ies) in which they are interested in living • If determined preliminarily eligible, Social Serve will assist you in completing and submitting an application • This information will be sent securely to MDOD staff who will determine final eligibility at the time the property manager is ready to accept lease applications.