2022 NOFO Resource Series

August 17, 2022  |  Videos, Publications

The 2022 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) makes $2.794 billion available to help communities fund homelessness services and programs. The Alliance’s resources will help to break down HUD’s priorities in this year’s application process, and provide guidance on how communities can best shape their applications.

What You Need to Know about the 2022 COC Program Competition

The FY 2022 CoC Program Competition NOFO is here. In this webinar, Alliance experts Ann Oliva, Steve Berg, and Kay Moshier McDivitt share information about new priorities in this year’s notice, guidance on crafting a competitive application, and tips on how to make this application align with HUD’s recent Supplemental NOFO for Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness.


What’s New in the 2022 CoC Program NOFO

The NOFO announcement includes not only the details of how many points communities can receive for implementing different practices, but also summarizes the policies the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) hopes to reward through this point allocation.

How to Take Stock of Your System for the 2022 CoC Notice of Funding Opportunity

System improvement is an ongoing process that requires long term focus, commitment and consistency – not just around applying for the annual Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

How CoCs Can Engage Local Leaders on Affordable Housing

While CoCs do not construct affordable housing or control land use policies, there are a number of ways that CoCs can support the production of affordable housing. Chief among these is educating local elected officials about policies to increase affordable housing production and preservation, and how those policies would contribute to enhancing the CoC’s ability to prevent and end homelessness.

Improving Assistance to LGBTQ+ Individuals

In the face of rising discrimination, the field must ensure homeless service programs and systems are working in a positive direction. How do we creating programs and services that are affirming, welcoming, equitable, and safe places for LGBT individuals experiencing homelessness and reduce the disparities likely present in our own system?

Moving The Needle: Leveraging the CoC Program Competition NOFO for Justice and Equity

This year’s NOFO looks at moving beyond analysis toward identifying disparate outcomes, and toward making a meaningful impact and equitable implementation. This will ensure persons experiencing homelessness are provided with individualized resources, ensuring their experience is not compounded with overt or implicit racism.


CoC Scoring Chart


Do’s and Dont’s Fact Sheet

Project Rating and Ranking Tool

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Craft More Competitive NOFO Applications

The SYSTEM Series offers resources, webinars, and guidance to help CoCs submit the most successful applications possible for HUD homelessness program funds.