The Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced awards for new projects seeking funding through the FY2018 CoC Grant competition. Today’s announcement is the second of a two part announcement with renewal project awards announced on January 26, 2019.
Over $200 million in funding has been awarded to new projects across the country representing over 900 new programs. In New Jersey 29 new projects will receive over $4 million in funding through this award. The state secured over $48 million in funding for 221 new and renewal projects that will serve individual and families experiencing homelessness. The funding awarded for FY2018 represents a 4% increase in funding awarded as compared to the FY2017 CoC competition.
The FY2018 CoC funding announcement includes funding for a new Domestic Violence Bonus. Up to $50 million dollars were made available to projects providing housing and services to survivors of domestic violence nationally. In New Jersey 4 agencies seeking funding through the DV Bonus were awarded funds.
Monarch Housing Associates works with 12 of the 16 Continuums of Care across New Jersey. Communities working with Monarch received a total of $2,740,582 in new project funding representing 68% of new funding awarded to New Jersey. Additionally, 100% of the agencies seeking funding through the DV Bonus that were awarded in New Jersey were communities Monarch Housing Associates works with.
To view the funding announcement click here
To view the NJ awards by project click here
Total Funds Awarded
*Atlantic City & County CoC
*Bergen County CoC
Burlington County CoC
*Camden City & County/Gloucester, Cape May,
Cumberland Counties CoC
Newark/Essex County CoC
*Jersey City, Bayonne/Hudson County CoC
Garden State Episcopal CDC
*New Brunswick/Middlesex County CoC
*Monmouth County CoC
180 Turning Lives Around
*Morris County CoC
Jersey Battered Women’s Service
*Lakewood Township/Ocean County CoC
*Paterson/Passaic County CoC
Salem County CoC
*Somerset County CoC
*Trenton/Mercer County CoC
Elizabeth/Union County CoC
*Warren, Sussex, Hunterdon Counties CoC
New Jersey State Total
*Communities Monarch Housing Associates works with