The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated $5 billion to communities across the U.S. to assist individuals and households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and members of other vulnerable populations to provide housing, supportive services, tenant-based rental assistance, and non-congregate shelters. These funds were allocated by formula to jurisdictions that qualified for funding through the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This special round of funding is known as the HOME-ARP Program.
HUD has allocated $26,687,296 of HOME-ARP funding to SC Housing to administer the program for the State of South Carolina. These funds must be expended by September 30, 2030.
|Administrative & Planning||$4,003,094.40|
|Available for Eligible Activities||$22,684,201.60|
Eligible activities that may be funded with HOME-ARP include:
Funds must primarily benefit individuals and households in the following “Qualifying Populations”:
The HOME-ARP Draft Allocation Plan is now available for public comment for 15 days beginning March 13 and ending on March 27, 2023. A playback recording of the virtual Public Hearing to obtain input on the HOME-ARP Draft Allocation Plan via Zoomgov is now available below. Stakeholders and community members are invited to provide their input on the use of HOME-ARP funds by March 27, 2023. Those interested in receiving HOME-ARP program updates may sign up for email updates below.
Attention: Community Development
Mail: 300-C Outlet Pointe Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210