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Hud Housing For Hiv

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Housing Works

Housing and HIV: Hold on to HUD!

Numerous housing and HIV/AIDS advocacy organizations are rallying in D.C. on Wednesday, Jul. 24 at 1 p.m. at the Capitol Southeast Lawn (1st and Independence SE, Washington D.C.). This coalition of organizations is joining together to demand a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HUD Awards $4.5 Million to Local HIV/AIDS Housing Programs in Illinois

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced $4.3 million in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS grants to assist extremely low-income Illinois residents. The move renews HUD's support of the City of Chicago Department... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HUD to Distribute $310 Million in Housing Assistance Grants for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Wednesday announced that it will provide several housing assistance grants to help low-income families living with HIV/AIDS, the Boston Globe reports (7/22). "A record $310 million... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Cut on foot in HIV positive persons house-very worried!!

I was staying at someones house who later told me they gave AIDS. I had 3 little cuts on my foot and was walking around the house and bathroom now I'm really scared iv got HIV-the floor looked clean and I stepped on a rug.I think they were dry...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I doubt that you were exposed to HIV, but to set your mind at ease, you should get an HIV test.... Read more »

Can I get HIV from traces of blood left around my house?

My friend cut himself (small cut) on his finger while hanging out with me and continued being all touchy feely right afterwards (kept putting his hand on me, standing super close to me, etc) and touching stuff in my house. I don't think I had...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk for HIV from any of what you're describing.HIV can't live outside the body. HIV needs to go from one person directly/immediately <i>inside</i> of another person.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

Sharing a house with a HIV positive person

I live with my mother, husband and two young boys, one age 5 the other 5 months. My mother just informed us that her girlfriend is HIV positive. (My mother is being tested now and is awaiting results). She has been given medicine for the last five...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. HIV is not transmitted through any form ofcasual contact. This means that living with a person with HIV, sharing acar, and swimming with them, poses no risk of infection at all. HIV istransmitted through sexual... Read more »

buyin a house

I was diagnose with hiv for more than one year. Now I'm in treatment. I'm planning to buy a house. How my hiv status will afect me to buy a life insurance for the mortage.Thank you...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
Generally, being HIV+ can limit if not prevent the purchase of life insurance. Usually, a blood test is required as part of the application process (especially for higher dollar amounts). The life insurance industry has really tightened up their... Read more »
Connect With Others

cities with financial and housing assistance for hiv+

Posted by positive2741, 6 Replies
Me and my bf are both positive and were looking to move to somewhere with better assistance and programs for people with hiv. We currently stay in ms and Memphis,TN area and have had very bad luck over the past 4 years finding and keeping jobs in... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, does anyone out there know of any low cost housing for people with AIDS in the New York City area?
Thank you

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Posted by Anonymous
Hi I'm sharon from Birmingham, England.
I'm trying to find information on the housing needs of people with HIV or AIDS. Also how large housing departments can support people more. If you have any suggestions or information about housing projects... Read more »

Housing Search

Posted by Anonymous

Been living with AIDS for almost three years now (still fighting for disability) not able to work and being forced to move. I've been accepted into a housing program but have to find new home for me and my dog. I understand the reasonable... Read more »