HOPWA aids with rental subsidy for clients living with HIV/AIDS. The program helps in securing and maintaining stable and sanitary housing through case management and landlord partnerships. Our HOPWA Housing Counselor works with medical case managers across the city to provide wrap-around services to our clients.      

Referrals are only received through the Office of Homeless Services.


William Ortiz | Email: ortizw@congreso.net | Phone: 215-763-8870 ext. 1405, Hildaliz Escalante | Email: escalanteh@congreso.net | 215-753-8870 ext. 1430

Program Services

  • Case Management
  • Subsidy Assistance
  • Financial Coaching
  • Linkage to community resources

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be resident(s) of emergency shelter or transitional housing programs through the Office of Homeless Services

Helpful Links

Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services


Congreso’s Esfuerzo HIV Services