2019 Project Applications

Please contact us at (803) 733-5108 to receive a copy of any Project Application listed. 

Columbia Housing Authority of the City of Columbia, SC (Housing First Expansion) – One year renewal grant request to provide 8 units to disabled and chronically homeless individuals and families in the City of Columbia and Richland County. $131,574 for a one year renewal. 

Columbia Housing Authority of the City of Columbia (Housing First Expansion – Plus) The Housing First Expansion Plus grant will provide an additional 5 units of housing for chronically homeless families. The funds will serve families who are chronically homeless with documented disabilities. Jurisdictions covered include the City of Columbia and Richland County. The project is requesting $54,100. 

Columbia Housing Authority of the City of Columbia, SC (Permanent Supportive Housing Chronic)  One year renewal grant to provide twenty (20) chronically homeless disabled clients permanent supportive housing through the leasing of twenty (20) housing units that comply with HUD quality housing standards. The priority population is chronically homeless clients who are on the streets or in shelters in Richland and Lexington counties with a documented disability. $209,881 for a one year renewal.

Columbia Housing Authority of the City of Columbia, SC (Permanent Supportive Housing Disabled) – One year renewal grant- Homeless Programs for the Disabled is comprised of two former grants totaling 26 units of permanent housing for the homeless that are disabled: 21 one-bedroom units, 2 two-bedroom units, and 3 three-bedroom units. The priority population is chronically homeless clients who are on the streets or in shelters in Richland and Lexington counties with a documented disability. $278,288 for a one year renewal.

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc.  (Supportive Services for Housing First) One year grant to support what MIRCI is currently administering with four HUD CoC grants totaling 76 units, and housing 91 individuals. Three of the four grants have always been specific to chronic homelessness. All four of the grants are now dedicated to chronic homelessness and follow the evidence based practice of Housing First. As we have transitioned to Housing First, individuals housed need support other than our behavioral healthcare. The activities supporting housing include additional site visits to ensure residents are maintaining their housing – i.e. maintain a healthy living environment; store food safely; teach proper use of appliances to avoid fires, assist with cleaning, etc.  43,547 for a one year grant.

   

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (Housing First for Unaccompanied Youth) – One year renewal grant request to provide permanent supportive housing to unaccompanied youth (6 total units) in the City of Columbia and Richland County. $58,760 for a one year new grant.

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (MIRCI Supportive Housing Program)– One year renewal grant to provide 20 permanent housing units for homeless individuals and families living with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders, with preference to veterans in the City of Columbia. $253,167 for a one year renewal.

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (Housing First) – One year grant request to provide housing for a minimum of 30 chronically homeless individuals and/or families in 30 units. For individuals needing and desiring behavioral healthcare, MIRCI's Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team will be available. The project will serve The City of Columbia and Richland County and requests $282,672.

 

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (MIRCI PSH for Chronic Homeless) – One year renewal grant to provide 20 permanent housing units for chronically homeless individuals and families in the City of Columbia and is currently housing 22 chronically homeless adults. $154,943 for a one year renewal grant.

New Millennium Love, Inc Project requests to purchase commercial property on West Beltline Blvd 2 lots to use the land for bake sale, barbecue, fish fries,and to RE-SELL public donations and establish office headquarters to further develop future programs, projects creating ongoing funding to advance for our homeless outreach.  Requesting 15,300 for one year grant.

One80 Place (Rapid Rehousing) – This project is an expansion of the renewal project and will be an extension of existing Rapid Rehousing provided through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) currently operating in 11 of the 13 MACH counties (excluding Richland). Jurisdictions covered include Barnwell County, Lancaster County, Aiken County, Calhoun County, Bamberg County, Newberry County, Orangeburg County, York County, Lexington County, Chester County, Fairfield County, Allendale County, Rock Hill. $128,072 for a one year grant.

One80 Place (Expansion)  This  project focuses on 13 counties serviced by the Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless (MACH), or SC-502, and operates out of One80 Place’s office located in Columbia, SC. This project expands supportive services for an existing RRH program that provides a total of 10 units (13 beds). The renewal program was amended during the program year to increase rental assistance because other funding was received to cover the one staff position. This expansion, if funded, will provide one additional unit and a portion of another staff person and allow for more frequent home visits for participants who are spread out over a large geography.

 

Palmetto Place Children’s Emergency Shelter – The Unaccompanied Youth Joint TH-RRH Project provides housing opportunities to homeless youth ages 18-24 that are registered on HMIS. Transitional housing is offered at Palmetto Place's 25 bed home as well as on site supportive services. A Case Manager works with participants to secure permanent housing to lease within scattered sites. Project requests 93,120 for a one year grant.

 

South Carolina Department of Mental Health (Home Base I and II Consolidated Program) – One year renewal grant to provide 57 housing units with supportive services for homeless individuals and families with mental illness or co-occurring substance use disorders in the City of Columbia, the City of Rock Hill and Richland County. $566,373 for a one year renewal. 

 South Carolina Department of Mental Health (Home Base III and IV Consolidated Program) - One year renewal grant to provide 28 housing units with supportive services for homeless individuals and families with mental illness or co-occurring substance use disorders in the City of Columbia, Richland and Lexington Counties. $276,904 for a one year renewal. 

Sistercare  One year renewal grant to provide 19 permanent housing units (scattered site apartments) and services to homeless and disabled victims of domestic violence serving the City of Columbia, Richland, Newberry, Fairfield, Kershaw, and Lexington Counties. $306,811 for a one year renewal.

The Cooperative Ministry New application requesting grant funds to extend  rental assistance services for 25 units to persons who have no income. Propose to hire a part-time client advocate to assist program applicants to obtain permanent housing and to access supportive services for remaining stably housed. Project requests  67,130 for one year grant.    

 

Midlands Housing Alliance Inc. (Rapid housing) One year renewal grant to provide scattered site housing (6 units) in the City of Columbia, Richland and Lexington counties. $84,403 for a one year period.

Midlands Housing Alliance Inc. (Midlands Youth) This project will target homeless youth (18-24) for intensive services leading to permanent housing. Clients in our Youth Program will be assessed for their ability to transition to permanent housing, with priority given to those with a VISPDAT score of 4 to 7 in our CoC's Coordinated Entry system. Those determined to be capable of living on their own will go into the Midlands Youth TH-RRH program at Transitions. They will move into on of the four 8 bedroom units in Richland County.

United Way of the Midlands (HMIS) The HMIS Renewal Grant supports an HMIS Data Analyst position to provide technical assistance to agencies for HUD report completion, Annual Homeless Assessment Report completion, customized reporting, data analysis and homeless research. The grant also supports an HMIS Coordinator position to provide agency user training, technical assistance for data entry and data quality, and security monitoring. 118,133 for a one year grant period.

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