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Access to safe, appropriate, and affordable housing for those living with HIV can end the HIV epidemic in America, but 34% of people are still housing insecure or houseless.

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Served by HOPWA

Founded in 1993

The National HIV/AIDS Housing Coalition (NHAHC) is a national non-profit that works to secure housing for those at risk of and living with HIV.

access to Housing from Prevention to long-term support is needed

We see no path towards ending the HIV epidemic in the United States without addressing the need for safe, appropriate, & affordable housing for people at-risk and diagnosed with HIV. 


Prevention & Testing

  • PrEP for at high risk priority populations experiencing homelessness.
  • When persons come in for an HIV test, assess their housing status.
  • Connect at high risk priority populations experiencing homelessness to housing programs within HUD.


After Diagnosis

Within 3 days, ensure the newly diagnosed individual is connected to housing through one of the funding streams:

  • Ryan White funds can be used for up to 24 months for emergency and temporary housing.
  • HOPWA funds for emergency through permanent supportive housing.
  • HUD programs (i.e. Homeless Assistance Program, Housing Choice Vouchers).


Long-Term Support

  • HOPWA funds for TBRA, STRMU, PHP, and supportive services
  • Housing Choice Vouchers and other HUD programs for PLWHA who don’t need supportive services.
  • Medicare/Medicaid for aging populations
  • Work with higher-functioning clients to become self-sufficient

Latest News

Take Action this World AIDS Day 2022 | NHAHC

n the United States, the need for safe, affordable housing remains the number one unmet need for people living with HIV. A stable home is a cornerstone of basic quality of life, and for people living with HIV/AIDS, this basic need is interdependent with achieving health and success in controlling HIV.  


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2022  Contact: Lauren Banks  Executive Director  lauren@nhahc.org PDF of Press Release | NHAHC November 2  Since 1993, the National AIDS Housing Coalition (NAHC) has secured safe, appropriate, and affordable housing for those who are at risk of and living with HIV and AIDS. Today the organization becomes the National HIV/AIDS Housing Coalition (NHAHC). Our subtle name-change