Continuums of Care (CoC) have new flexibility as a result of regulation changes made by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
“A safe, stable home is the foundation for opportunity in all of our lives,” said Secretary Castro in announcing $34,096,167 in NJ renewal funding.
Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Vets@Home technical assistance (TA) initiative provides help in ending veteran homelessness to CoCs.
On June 15, 2015, HUD released a notice regarding Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) that impacts Continuums of Care and Public Housing Agencies.
To encourage partnerships between CoCs and Public Housing Agencies (PHAs), HUD has released two resources to assist PHAs and CoCs in collaborating.
On April 28, 2015, Housing and Urban Development released a notice that Continuums of Care (CoC) may now register for the CoC Program Competition.
The Housing Assistance Efficiency Act, would allow private nonprofit organizations to administer permanent rental assistance through the CoC Program.
One of the 25 new projects and the only one in NJ was awarded to the Hudson County Alliance Against Homeless, the CoC for Hudson County, NJ.
TAC has issued a new brief, Key Considerations for Serving Chronically Homeless Persons in CoC-Funded Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH).
The law provides $45.4 billion for HUD programs; $677 million more than the House approved earlier this year, and $459 million less than the Senate.