AIDS Program

AIDS Program

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS

The whole picture of aids and HIV in California is shifting, opening up a need here in the valley for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS—STRMU program. This program is for short term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance.

One of the main services under the STRMU program is emergency homeless prevention funding intended to assist persons with HIV/AIDS who cannot meet their monthly housing expenses.

To be eligible for STRMU a person or family must be HIV/AIDS positive, be low-income, and currently be living in a rented or mortgaged housing unit. STRMU cannot exceed 21 weeks in a 52 week time period. The program is completely confidential.

There are also information, referral, and food service programs available.