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There are 10 Files for this series in AAD :
Applicant Description File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Award Conditions File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Client Description File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Special Award File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Application Funding File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Project City File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Application Review File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Application Scoring File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Site Description File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Sponsor Description File, 1987 - 1994 (info) Search
Title: Records Relating to Projects to Assist the Homeless, created, 1987 - 1994, documenting the period 1987 - 1994
Creator: Department of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Community Planning and Development. (1965? - ) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival Materials: Data Files
Textual Records
Level of Description: Series from Record Group 207: Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Other Titles: Homeless Assistance Management Information System (HAMIS)
Location: National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0470; FAX: 301-837-3681; EMAIL: cer@nara.gov
Inclusive Dates: 1987 - 1994
Coverage Dates: 1987 - 1994
Part of: Record Group 207: Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Function and Use: The agency used the data to evaluate applications for Federal aid from organizations that provided services to homeless persons, to support the work of the Interagency Council on the Homeless, and to answer queries from Congress and the public about those organizations and agency's homeless assistance programs. Applications were received under one of the agency's homeless assistance programs: Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESGP) 1987-1994; Supplemental Assistance for Facilities to Assist the Homeless (SAFAH) 1987-1992; Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Assistance for Single-Room Occupancy Dwellings (SROs) 1987-1993; Supportive Housing Demonstration Program (SHDP) 1987-1992; Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) 1992; Shelter Plus Care (S+C) 1992-1993; Supportive Housing Program (SHP) 1993; and Innovative Supportive Housing Program, 1994.
Scope & Content Note: This series contains information on projects from organizations that applied for Federal financial assistance to provide shelter to homeless persons. Included are the names, locations and brief description of the projects; the names and addresses of the organizations that sponsored the projects; the agency program under which the organization applied for assistance; the characteristics of the housing being provided; a description of the projects' clientele; the conditions projects had to meet to qualify for aid; the amount of money awarded, if any; and date of the award. The records also contain data taken from the application or added during the evaluation process.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
General Note: Three of the data files in this series, Client Funding, Competition and Housing, are not available through AAD. Copies of these files are available upon request.
The agency name for the system that generated these records was Homeless Assistance Management Information System (HAMIS).
Finding Aid Type: Technical Information
Finding Aid Source: NARA and Department of Housing and Urban Development
Extent: 19 data files and 4 linear inches of paper documentation.
Index Terms
  Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
    AIDS (Disease)
Federal aid to services for the homeless
Homeless persons
Homelessness
Housing

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