Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) (Stimulus)
In accordance with Title XII of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) is a formula grant made available to state and local governments participating in the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Program.
HPRP funding provides short-term and medium-term rental assistance to individuals and families currently in housing, but at risk of becoming homeless, and individuals and families who are homeless. For contact information click here.
2008-2009 Homeless Prevention Fund Substantial Amendment
The draft Substantial Amendment to the Consolidated Plan 2008 Action Plan for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program identifies specifically how the city will use grant funds. The advertisement in the Times Union improperly stated the 15- day comment period would end on May 4, 2009 instead of May 9, 2009. It is available at the Main Library at 303 N. Laura St., the Housing and Neighborhoods Department Office at 214 N. Hogan Street, Suite 800 and by clicking here.