May 27, 2011

Housing — Our Response to HIV

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June 5th, 2011 will mark 30 years since the first reports of persons infected with HIV.  Today, even with the incredible strides in medication, care and understanding, much remains to be done. From our special vantage at HUD, housing that is decent safe and affordable still too often remains an unachieved aspiration – and persons […]

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May 23, 2011

Integration of Housing and Care — A NHAS Step Forward

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At HUD, new emphasis is being made to better appreciate that housing is a platform for improved health.  On May 23, 2011 the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the availability of $9.1 million in HOPWA funding under a 2011 new projects competition. This competition is seeking to support new local HIV and housing […]

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May 3, 2011

A Place to Call Home

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Having a place to call home is one of the most important and basic necessities in our lives.  Having a safe and suitable place of your own becomes especially vital when dealing with an health challenge like HIV/AIDS.  Housing serves as a bridge to access appropriate care and when needed, the supportive environment for managing […]

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