HUD distributes HOPWA funds using a statutory formula that relies on AIDS statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Three quarters of HOPWA formula funding is awarded to qualified states and Metropolitan areas with the highest number of AIDS cases. One quarter of the formula funding is awarded to Metropolitan areas that have a higher than average per capita incidence of AIDS.
Housing Services and Housing Information for Persons living with HIV/AIDS
The Housing Counseling Services, Inc. (HCS) administers the Metropolitan Housing Access Program (MHAP), the centralized source for housing services and housing information for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in the District of Columbia, Prince George's County, and Charles County. MHAP services differ depending on where you live. Find out which MHAP services are available in Prince George's County, Maryland: http://housingetc.org/metropolitan-housing-access-program-mhap-prince-georges-county-md/ or contact the Housing Counseling Services, Inc. at 202-667-7006 for more information.