Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinators Program

The purpose of the ROSS Service Coordinator program is to provide funding to hire and maintain Service Coordinators who will assess the needs of residents of conventional Public Housing or Indian housing and coordinate available resources in the community to meet those needs.

The ultimate goal


of a Family Service Coordinator is to assist families to increase earned income and move towards economic and housing self-sufficiency.

The ultimate goal of an Elderly/Disabled Service Coordinator is to ensure that residents can maintain independent living and age-in-place in their units and avoid placement in a full-care facility to the greatest extent possible.

Applicants will indicate if their Service Coordinators will serve families, elderly residents, or a mix of both.
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Resident Opportunity and Supportive Services - Service Coordinators

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $35,000,000

Who's Eligible

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Application Package and Instructions Download using CFDA Number ONLY.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are PHAs; tribes/TDHEs; nonprofit organizations including grassroots faith-based and other community-based organizations that have resident support, PHA support or the support of tribes; Resident Associations (RAs); resident councils (RCs); resident organizations (ROs); City-Wide Resident Organizations (CWROs); Intermediary Resident Organizations (IROs); Jurisdiction-Wide Resident Organizations; Regional Resident Organizations; Resident Management Corporations (RMCs); Site-Based Resident Organizations; Statewide Resident Organizations (SROs); and Tribal/TDHE resident groups.

The term “Resident Association” or “RA” will be generally used to refer to all types of eligible resident reorganizations.

Please see the section on “Definition of Terms” for a complete definition of each type of eligible resident organization.

In general, 2008 and 2009 Grantees are eligible to apply for 2010 funding.

However, applications to serve PHAs that are being served by a 2008 or 2009 grantee will receive lower status in the lottery than applicants to serve PHAs that are not being served by any 2008 or 2009 ROSS-SC funding.

Funding will not be granted to serve projects that are served with funding from the 2008 or 2009 cycle.

Site-Based Resident Associations that received funding in 2008 or 2009 will not be eligible for funding under this NOFA.

A maximum of three site-based Resident Associations serving any one PHA will be funded through this NOFA.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Anice S. Chenault at 202-402-2341 or the NOFA Information Center at 1-800-HUD-8929 (toll-free). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at 800 877 8339.

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