2018 Continuum of Care Program Competition Resources

On June 20, 2018, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. The deadline for submitting applications to HUD is 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on September 18, 2018. This year, our CoC will apply for an estimated $24.2 million in annual funding for homeless services, most of which support 45 existing permanent and transitional housing programs operated by more than 18 local nonprofits and governments. Together these programs help to house more than 1,500 formerly homeless households throughout Multnomah County. 

The Joint Office of Homeless Services will post all 2018 CoC Program Competition resources and updates here. If you have questions or need any of these materials translated into another language, please contact Erin Pidot at erin.pidot@multco.us or 503-988-2524. 


2018 CoC Consolidated Application For Public Review

As required by HUD, the CoC Consolidated Application—including the CoC Collaborative Application and the Final Project Application Priority Listing—is publicly posted at least 2 days before the 2018 CoC NOFA application submission deadline. This application will be submitted to HUD no later than September 18, 2018 at 7:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time. With questions or comments, please contact Erin Pidot at erin.pidot@multco.us or 503-988-2524. 

Update - APPLICATION SUBMITTED

The CoC Consolidated Application was submitted by the Joint Office of Homeless Services to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on September 18, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. We expect to hear back from HUD in early 2019 and will post an update when we do.

2018 CoC Accepted Project Application & Ranked Project List

The Resource Advisory Committee met on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 to select new project proposals to put forward to HUD under the Domestic Violence Bonus, regular Bonus, and Reallocation process; and to finalize the ranked project list. The Committee used the criteria and process described in the 2018 Renewal Project Rating & Ranking Process & Criteria, the 2018 Permanent Housing Bonus and Reallocation Project Solicitation, and the 2018 Domestic Violence Bonus Project Solicitation to conduct this work. 


CoC Renewal projects

Renewal project applications are due in esnaps by Friday, August 10, at 5 PM

 

CoC NEW Bonus, Reallocated, and DV Bonus projects 

New project applications are due in esnaps by Friday, August 17, at 5 PM


2018 New or Expanded Permanent Housing Project Solicitations

As part of this year's CoC Program Competition, CoCs may submit new and expanded project applications under the bonus and reallocation process, and under the Domestic Violence Bonus process. 

UPDATE: HUD published the amounts that each community can apply for under the Bonus and Domestic Violence Bonus. You can find these amounts posted on the HUD Exchange. The solicitations have been updated with this information.  

There was an optional information session about both solicitations on July 12 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM at WorkSystems Inc. 

Bonus and Reallocation

A Home for Everyone is seeking applications for new or expanded projects to provide permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness, with priority for projects that will most effectively address the housing and service needs within one or more of three populations: Native Americans and Alaskan Natives, women, and LGBTQ individuals. The primary priority will be for projects that address racial disparities in homelessness among Native Americans and Alaskan Natives, though multiple projects serving different and/or overlapping populations may be selected. Selected project(s) will be invited to apply for renewable federal funding estimated to total $1.3 million. 

Please note: if you have trouble using the budget spreadsheet in the General Project Pre-Application below, you can use the Excel document linked here to complete the budget portion of the application. 

Domestic Violence Bonus 

New this year, HUD is making available new funds through a Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus to provide housing and services to survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. DV Bonus grantees must be state certified victim service providers by date of award. Selected projects will be invited to apply for renewable federal funding totaling $658,942. 

Please note: if you have trouble using the budget spreadsheet in the DV Project Pre-Application below, you can use the Excel document linked here to complete the budget portion of the application. 

Pre-applications for Both solicitations are due to erin.pidot@multco.us 

by Monday, July 30, at 5:00 PM. 


 

Resources from the last year's competition 

2017 Continuum of Care Program Competition Resources

On July 14, 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. The deadline for submitting applications to HUD is 8:00 p.m. Eastern time on September 28, 2017. This year, our CoC will apply for almost $23 million in annual funding for homeless services, most of which support 46 existing permanent and transitional housing programs operated by more than 18 local nonprofits and governments. Together these programs help to house more than 1,500 formerly homeless households throughout Multnomah County. 

The Joint Office of Homeless Services will post all 2017 CoC Program Competition resources and updates here. If you have questions or need any of these materials translated into another language, please contact Erin Pidot at erin.pidot@multco.us or 503-988-2524. 


2017 CoC Consolidated Application For Public Review

As required by HUD, the CoC Consolidated Application is publicly posted at least 2 days before the 2017 CoC NOFA application submission deadline. This application will be submitted to HUD no later than September 28, 2017 at 7:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time. With questions or comments, please contact Erin Pidot at erin.pidot@multco.us or 503-988-2524. 

Update - APPLICATION SUBMITTED

The CoC Consolidated Application was submitted by the Joint Office of Homeless Services to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on September 28, 2017 at 12:57 p.m. We expect to hear back from HUD in early 2018 and will post an update when we do.

Also for Review 


Renewal projects

Renewal Project Surveys Are due on Tuesday, August 15, at 12 PM (noon)

Renewal project applications are due in esnaps on Friday, August 25, at 5 PM



2017 New or Expanded Permanent Housing Bonus Project Solicitation

As part of this year's CoC Program Competition, A Home for Everyone is seeking applications for two or more new or expanded projects to provide permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness, with priority for projects that will most effectively address the housing and service needs within one or more of three populations: Native Americans and Alaskan Natives, women, and LGBTQ individuals. The primary priority will be for projects that address racial disparities in homelessness among Native Americans and Alaskan Natives, though multiple projects serving different and/or overlapping populations may be selected. Selected projects will be invited to apply for renewable federal funding estimated to total between $1.38 million and $1.88 million annually.

There will be an optional information session about this solicitation on August 4th from 9 to 11 AM at the Portland Housing Bureau (421 SW 6th Ave, 5th Floor) in the Steel Conference Room. 

Pre-applications are due to erin.pidot@multco.us by Monday, August 28 at 5:00 PM. 


Previous CoC Program Competitions

For materials from the 2016 CoC Program Competition, click here.

For materials from 2015 and prior year CoC Program Competitions, visit the Portland Housing Bureau's website.

2017 CoC Consolidated Application for public review 

The 2017 CoC Consolidated Application will be posted here for public review on or before Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The application will be submitted to HUD no later than September 28, 2017 at 7:59:59 p.m. eastern time.