Project Recovery Rapid Re-housing (RRH) Program

Project Recovery Rapid Re-Housing ProgramThe past few years have been difficult financially for many people. When economic times are tough, some people struggle to afford food, clothing, medications and shelter. Some suddenly find they have no place to live.

Project Recovery Rapid Re-housing (RRH) Program

RRH is a program to assist families who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized. Funding is directed to people who would continue to be homeless but for this assistance. The intent is to help people who can remain stably housed after temporary assistance ends.

Equal Housing Opportunity   

 

 

 

 

Who Is Eligible To Participate?

Families with children who

  1. are living in a shelter
  2. may be living in a place not meant for human habitation
  3. have no appropriate subsequent housing options identified
  4. lack financial resources and support networks needed to obtain or remain in housing

All program participants must have an initial consultation with a case manager and must be re-evaluated monthly.

Services Provided:

  • Financial assistance – short term rental assistance for rent and security deposits
  • Housing relocation and stabilization – outreach, housing search and placement
  • Case management for independent living
  • Life-skills training, including household management, nutrition and parenting
  • Supported employment service referrals
  • Individualized financial and credit counseling
  • Employability skills training referrals
  • Referrals to the community for services and supports
  • Identification of transportation through existing providers
  • Connection with Medicare, Social Security and Food Stamp services
  • Referrals to individualized rental education/counseling and post-renter counseling
  • Referrals to homebuyer education/training and post-purchase counseling

What RRP does not provide:

  • Mortgage assistance
  • Long-term assistance
  • Assistance to those who are already receiving subsidy from other programs
  • Phone or cable assistance

Not all homeless people will need access to all of these services.

 

The Rapid Re-housing (RRH) Program is a project of The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability and is administered by the Mississippi United to End Homelessness Continuum of Care. The IDS RRH project is funded by  the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).