The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently announced the remaining awards from last year’s Continuum of Care (CoC) application. A lot of money was moved around showing how competitive this process has become. This has made us all aware of how important planning and making changes are for CoCs. Half the battle is trying to get ahead of the next grant application. Below is a checklist to help CoCs and homeless service providers start thinking about the next competition.
Last week, homeless service providers ranked in “Tier 2” of their Continuum of Care (CoC) applications learned if they received funding. Some transitional housing programs lost money critical to running their programs and will have to close. It also means some households living in these programs will have to find somewhere else to live.So what can communities do? Read the blog for things to consider.
Last week, Continuums of Care (CoC) got word about how much money their communities’ programs would receive in the second of two “tiers” of funding from the federal government. For some it was cause for celebration, and for others, concern. Read what we at the Alliance have observed in the blog post.
The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) recently coordinated an exciting pilot project to test a housing first approach with domestic violence (DV) survivors. They detail how rapid re-housing can work for domestic violence survivors.
We are all familiar with the old adage about real estate – location, location, location. Homefull in Dayton, Ohio has an adage about rapid re-housing: communication, communication, communication. Read more from guest blogger Tina Patterson about how they use the power of 3 every day.