HUD CoC NOFO Technical Assistance Workshop Materials and Local Competition Deadline
The HUD Housing First Solano Continuum of Care (CoC) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Technical Assistance Workshop recording and materials (including a competition timeline, and the local competition scoring tools and policies) are available here. At the Workshop we announced that new and renewal local and federal project applications are due by Friday, August 19th, 2022 at 12pm PST. We have since extended the deadline to submit E-Snaps applications to Friday, August 26th at 12pm but the local competition deadline remains the same.
Additionally, at the time of the TA Workshop HUD had not yet released the 2022 Annual Renewal Demand Report. The TA workshop materials have been updated to include the below amounts:
- Solano's annual renewal demand is $1,475,458 and Tier 1 will be $1,401,685.
- The CoC Bonus amount we are eligible to apply for is $73,773.
- The Domestic Violence Bonus amount we are eligible to apply for is $94,640.
NEW! HUD CoC NOFO Technical Assistance Workshop
The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
for the Fiscal Year 2022 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition was released on August 1, 2022
with a due date of September 30, 2022. The NOFO, and additional information regarding the competition,
is available on the HUD website here.
A summary of the CoC NOFO is available here, which will be updated on page 3 as community-specific funding amounts are obtained.
Due to the expedited NOFO timeline, the 2022 NOFO Technical Assistance (TA) Workshop will be held immediately on Monday, August 8 from 9-11AM. Please add this Workshop to your calendar.
All applicants/potential applicants should plan to participate in the NOFO TA Workshop, but due to the short notice it will also be recorded and distributed over this listserv. Any Applicant who fails to attend the Technical Assistance Workshop will be held strictly accountable for complying with all competition requirements.
The Technical Assistance Workshop will be held
via Zoom video conference.
Phone at 1-669-444-9171
Meeting ID: 818 3421 1818
Please fill out THIS CONTACT FORM if you know you will be submitting a new or renewal project application.
Information will be provided about renewal project applications as well as applications for new
housing projects through reallocated and/or bonus funding. In addition, there is Domestic Violence
Bonus Funding for interested applicants. We encourage all organizations interested in applying for
CoC funding to attend, including organizations that have not previously received CoC funding.
All are welcome!
The HFS Continuum of Care (CoC) issues this Public Solicitation for new Project Applications. We encourage new agencies that do not currently receive CoC Program Funds, as well as current recipients, to consider applying for a new permanent supportive housing project, a new rapid re-housing project, and/or a new transitional housing/rapid rehousing hybrid project. The scoring tools and policies for the competition are available here.
Housing First Solano estimates an award of approximately $1.5 million in renewal funding through the CoC Program for housing and services for persons experiencing homelessness, as well as for some
of the infrastructure to support our system of care.
We are still waiting to hear from HUD the
amount of estimated Bonus funds and estimated Domestic Violence Bonus funds for 2022
that the CoC is eligible to apply for.
Future information regarding the CoC NOFO competition logistics will be posted via this listserv. If you are not on this listserv, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact email@example.com
if you have any questions.
Housing First Solano 2021 Final Priority Listing
On October 27, 2021 the Housing First Solano Board met and approved the final priority listing for project applications recommended by the Review and Rank Panel. To view the approved list, click here.
Housing First Solano is a coalition of service providers in Solano County working together to end homelessness.
We strive to keep you informed, but not overwhelmed in these challenging times. Please find some useful links below. We will be posting regular updates and resources for homeless services providers. Please find a list of resources below that are intended to provide guidance for homeless assistance providers on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):
Please note that during the current state of emergency in California, community meetings will be held by phone and video conference only unless otherwise stated.
Lived Experience Advisory Committee: Call for Applicants
The Housing First Solano CoC is seeking individuals with lived experience of homelessness to serve on our new Lived Experience Advisory Committee (LEAC). We are seeking people with past or current lived experience of homelessness with ties to Solano County to serve on the LEAC. The LEAC will meet at least quarterly and the CoC plans to provide stipends for committee members. Anyone interested in applying can fill out this LEAC Member Application (Aplicación en español) or go to the "Who We Are" page and scroll down to submit via this website. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Invitation to Join the Housing First Solano Continuum of Care
We invite anyone working to address homelessness and housing in Solano County to join and be engaged with the Housing First Solano CoC! Housing First Solano is the regional planning body that coordinates the community’s policies, strategies, and activities toward preventing and ending homelessness. Through the Continuum of Care, community stakeholders engage on the issues facing Solano County’s low-income population, homeless individuals and families, and other at-risk populations, and become part of the solutions being offered to address those challenges.
There are multiple ways to join:
The CoC also provides regular updates on funding opportunities. Please stayed tuned for information on a Housing First Solano HUD CoC New Project Technical Assistance Workshop in the Spring of 2021. If you're interested in submitting a new project application during the 2021 HUD CoC Notice of Funding Availability this summer, then please attend this workshop!
There are many ways to collaborate, participate, and stay informed about the wide range of projects and funding opportunities being pursued in the region to address poverty and homelessness. Please share the CoC website and/or email with other agencies, nonprofits, and community members that may wish to become stakeholders in solutions to ending homelessness. We hope to hear from you soon!
2021 Housing-Inventory-Time Count Released
The results of the 2021 Housing-Inventory-Time (HIC) count are now available. The PIT Count is an enumeration of persons experiencing homelessness, whether sheltered or unsheltered, on a single night in January. The PIT count is conducted at least biannually in Solano and is a requirement to receive homeless assistance funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The PIT Count uses HUD’s definition of homelessness, which includes persons living in shelters and places not meant for human habitation, but excludes persons who are living doubled up with others due to economic hardship or those living in RV or trailer parks.
Housing First Solano works to end homelessness by:
We invite community members to join the Housing First Solano Continuum of Care in preventing and ending homelessness in Solano County!
Housing First Solano CoC/CAP Solano JPA Participant Grievance Policy and
Call for Grievance Advisory Committee Members
The Housing First Solano Continuum of Care (CoC)/CAP Solano JPA Participant Grievance Policy applies to all participants in housing and homeless service programs funded by the CAP Solano JPA and/or the Housing First Solano Continuum of Care (HFS CoC). This policy provides participants with the right to grieve any situation where they are denied housing or services by a program. This covers denials of housing or services because of rule violations, non-compliance with program requirements, or not meeting program eligibility.
We are seeking applicants to serve on a Grievance Advisory Committee with the representation of homeless and housing service providers, people with lived experience of homelessness, and HFS, JPA, and Tripartite Advisory Board members. If you are interested, submit this Grievance Advisory Committee Application to email@example.com.
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