Housing for People with Mental Illness and HIV / AIDS
Housing for people who are diagnosed with HIV disease or AIDS requires all applicants meet one of the following two definitions:
- HIV Disease – the Human Immunodeficiency Virus:
A virus that attacks and breaks down the body's immune system that fights off infections and disease.
- AIDS – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome:
The name for the condition that people with HIV have if they develop one of the serious infections connected with HIV, or if blood tests show that their immune system has been very badly damaged by the virus.
Supportive housing for people living with HIV/AIDS includes:
- Supportive and independent housing for adults
- with HIV/AIDS and
- who may also have a mental health diagnosis and
- either are currently receiving HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) services or receiving public benefits while HIV symptomatic
Eligibility | Models | How to Apply
To review HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) eligibility information, please check the HASA Brochure.
- Congregate Supportive Housing (permanent)
- The Scatter Site I Apartment Program (permanent)
- This program offers apartments that are leased in the CBO's (Community-Based Organization) name, AND
- have specialized supportive services
- The Scatter Site II Housing Placement Program (transitional)
- It offers apartments leased in the client's name and
- helps clients to transition into independent living
How to Apply
For application and supporting information, Call 311 or the HASA Service line at (212) 971-0626.