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FY 2021 Continuum of Care Competition and Noncompetitive Award of Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Renewal and Replacement Grants

Program Description: The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program (24 CFR part 578) is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, Indian Tribes or tribally designated housing entities (as defined in section 4 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4103) (TDHEs)), and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness. 

The goal of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is to support the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness and sharing that experience with and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end. The population to be served by the demonstration program is youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth. 

Approximately $2,656,000,000 is available in this FY 2021 CoC Program NOFO, including approximately $77,000,000, available for non-competitive YHDP renewal and replacement expiring grants, and up to $102,000,000 available for Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus projects (of which up to $50,000,000 is carried over from the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020), described in Section II.B.5 of this NOFO. HUD may add to the total amount with available funds that have been carried over or recaptured from previous fiscal years.

Deadline: The deadline for submitting applications to HUD for the FY 2021 CoC Program Competition is 8:00 PM EST on November 16, 2021. Applicants must complete and submit their applications in e-snaps at https://esnaps.hud.gov/.

Preference Points:  This NOFO does not offer preference points.

Program Office: Community Planning and Development

Funding Opportunity Title: Fiscal Year 2021 Continuum of Care Competition and Noncompetitive Award of Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Renewal and Replacement Grants

Assistance Listing Number: 14.267

FAIN (FR) Number:  FR-6500-N-25

OMB Approval Numbers: 2506-0112

Estimated Opening Date: 8/18/2021

Estimated Deadline Date:  11/16/2021

Apply via e-snaps at https://esnaps.hud.gov/

CONTINUUM OF CARE PROGRAM COMPETITION Page: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/comm_planning/coc/competition

Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFO should be directed to CoCNOFO@hud.govIndividuals who are hearing- or speech-impaired should use the Information Relay Services at 1-800-877-8339 (these are toll-free numbers). Recipients and individuals can use the locator on HUD’s website to find contact information for the local HUD CPD Field Office serving the CoC’s geographic area.

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