Continuum of Care (CoC) Funding Competition

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Continuum of Care (CoC) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Each year the United State Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) releases a NOFA for its CoC program. The CoC program is designed to provide funding for nonprofit providers and local governments to quickly rehouse individuals and families experiencing homelessness while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness.

FY 2019 CoC Competition

The United Stated Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition on July 3, 2019. You can access additional information regarding the CoC Program and the 2019 NOFA on the HUD website.

For information regarding how the local CoC funding competition will be implemented in Yolo, please see the 2019 CoC Notice of Funding for the Davis/Woodland/Yolo County CoC (CA-521). This document provides important information regarding available funding, eligibility requirements and timelines.

The Homeless and Poverty Action Coalition (HPAC) adopted the FY 2019 CoC Project Ranking and Selection Process on August 2, 2019. Applicants should review the Notice of Funding and Selection Process carefully for details on meeting important deadlines and to learn about their applications will be ranked in the local competition.

FY 2019 CoC Program - Yolo County Local Selection Process Timeline

Timeline

Rank and Tier Recommendations

Per the FY 2019 CoC Project Ranking and Selection Process that HPAC adopted on August 2, 2019, all applicants interested in receiving CoC funding in the FY 2019 local competition had to submit their project applications by August 22, 2019. For the FY 2019 CoC funding year the Yolo CoC received 7 project applications totaling $562,110. This is the exact amount of funding available from HUD in 2019, which means that no project applications will be rejected, though all projects will still be ranked and placed in either Tier 1 or Tier 2.

The Project Selection Subcommittee spent August 26-30, 2019 reviewing the applications, and met on 8/30/2019 to develop a recommendation regarding the rank and tier placement of each project. The notes from that meeting are available to the public (FY2019 Coc Project Selection Subcommittee Notes), and the recommended rank and tier placement are provided below.

2019 Rank and Tier Placement Recommendation

Public Hearing Notice

HPAC held a Public Hearing on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 1:15pm at 25 N. Cottonwood Street, Woodland, CA 95695 in the Community Room to consider public comments before adopting a final rank and tier placement for the FY 2019 CoC local competition. Additional information can be found in the Public Hearing Notice. The public hearing included a brief presentation of the Project Selection Subcommittee's recommendations, followed by an open public comment period, then a discussion and vote of the non-conflicted HPAC member agencies.

During that meeting, HPAC approved the Project Selection Subcommittee's recommended Rank and Tier Placement of projects as show above, in a unanimous vote by non-conflicted members. 

FY 2019 CoC Collaborative Application and Project Priority Listing

The FY2019 Continuum of Care Collaborative Application and Project Priority Listing for the Yolo CoC (CA-521) are posted and available for review. Please send any comments to Emily.Meza@yolocounty.org before 3:00pm on Saturday, September 28, 2019.