Kansas Housing Resources Corporation’s (KHRC) Housing Development Team is working to implement the HOME-ARP program. HUD obligated HOME-ARP funds to KHRC in the amount of $22,929,650 on September 20, 2021. This program is part of the American Rescue Plan Act, which became law on March 11, 2021.
HOME-ARP is designed to support specific Qualifying Populations, as follows:
- At Risk of Homelessness
- Fleeing, or Attempting to Flee, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, or Human Trafficking
- Other Populations
- Other Families Requiring Services or Housing Assistance to Prevent Homelessness
- At Greatest Risk of Housing Instability
- Veterans, and families that include a veteran family member, that meet the criteria for one of the qualifying populations described above are eligible to receive HOME-ARP assistance
HOME-ARP eligible activities include:
- Development and support of affordable housing
- Supportive services
- Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
- Acquisition and development of non-congregate shelter units
- Up to 10% of funds can be designated for operating and capacity building expenses for nonprofits carrying out HOME-ARP activities.
Late 2022 and Early 2023:
Allocation Plan under review by HUD
Upcoming Listening Sessions and Public Hearings
There are no upcoming listening sessions or hearings at this time.
Below are recordings of webinars and completed listening sessions regarding HOME-ARP. Sessions will be announced via email when they have been scheduled.
The assessment process is expected to extend throughout 2021, with the final report’s delivery anticipated in December 2021.
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