Specialized Housing and Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Housing and Services:
The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have partnered under this NOFA to address human trafficking that occurs within communities.

The purpose of this program is to enhance the quality and quantity of safe

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housing and specialized services available to assist victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended.

This includes specialized housing and services that are enhanced by a collaborative and coordinated community response that engages appropriate community resources.

Organizations that demonstrate the ability to provide safe housing options and client-focused services for victims of human trafficking that result in obtaining and remaining in permanent housing situations with the necessary supportive services to ensure participant success for housing retention, that includes obtaining the necessary income to promote self-sufficiency, are encouraged to apply for this funding.

Technical Assistance:
This NOFA includes up to $1 million for a technical assistance provider that has experience in assisting HUD-funded and DOJ-funded organizations in the areas of housing and services specifically for victims of human trafficking.
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Office: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Estimated Funding: $14,500,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://hud.gov/program_offices/spm/gmomgmt/grantsinfo/fundingopps

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Human Trafficking Program Eligible Applicants: For the purposes of housing and trauma-informed, client centered services under this NOFA, of which $13,500,000 is available, additional eligible applicants, and subrecipients, defined as other governments, e.g., town, borough, parish, village or other general purpose political subdivision of a state, territory, or federally recognized Indian tribe government.

Additionally, institutions of higher education are eligible if they hold an IRS 501(c)(3) final determinate letter.

If the applicant chooses to include subrecipients, the subrecipients must meet the same eligibility requirements as the applicant.

If a non-profit organization will submit the application, a copy of the IRS 501(c)(3) must be attached to this application.

Additionally, if the application includes subrecipients, non-profit documentation for the subrecipients must also be attached to this application.

Human Trafficking Technical Assistance Eligible Applicants: For the purposes of the technical assistance under this NOFA, of which $1,000,000 is available, the following lists eligible applicants in addition to the eligible applicants listed above under program eligible applicants: Non-profits without 501(c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education; Private institutions of higher education; Private institutions other than small businesses; and Small businesses.

Lobbying, promoting, or advocating the legalization/regulation of prostitution.

The Federal Government is opposed to prostitution and related activities, which are inherently harmful and dehumanizing, contributing to the phenomenon of trafficking in persons.

U. S. nongovernmental organizations and their subrecipients cannot use federal funds to lobby for, promote, or advocate the legalization or regulation of prostitution as a legitimate form of work.

Foreign nongovernmental organizations and their subrecipients that receive federal funds to fight trafficking in persons cannot lobby for, promote, or advocate the legalization or regulation of prostitution as a legitimate form of work.

It is the responsibility of the primary recipient to ensure these criteria are met by its subrecipients.

Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://hud.gov/program_offices/spm/gmomgmt/grantsinfo/fundingopps

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Date Posted:
2019-07-02

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2019-11-29



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