The program provides interest-free loans up to a maximum per development of $500,000 in large CDBG Entitlement Cities, $600,000 in small CDBG entitlement Cities and $700,000 in non-entitlement areas. To qualify, projects must include or make available appropriate support services for the residents.
In addition, the housing must serve individuals and families who earn below 50% of area median income. Rents and utilities cannot exceed 30% of gross household income for the residents.
Eligible populations are homeless or non-homeless households that require supportive services, including persons with mental, physical, or developmental disabilities; persons with substance use disorders; persons diagnosed with AIDS and related diseases; and special populations on a case-by-case basis.
The Supportive Housing Development Program loans are permanent, interest-free loans. Nonprofits and local governments that are interested in applying for Supportive Housing Development Program funds must schedule a pre-application meeting and site visit prior to submitting an application. To request a site visit, please submit the Project Description and Site Visit Request form.
2016 Application Guidelines
Application Part 1 (word template)
Application Part 2 (excel spreadsheet)
For more information, please contact please contact Margrit Bergholz (919-877-5633 or
) or Gwen Belcredi (919-877-5648 or ).