The County of San Luis Obispo is requesting proposals for the 2017 Continuum of Care Program Competition administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program, authorized by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act of 2009 is focused on:
- Promoting a communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness,
- Ending homelessness by providing funding for efforts to quickly re-house homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless persons and communities by homelessness,
- Promoting access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families, and
- Optimizing self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Available Award Amount
||Preliminary Pro Rata Need (Maximum Award)
||Annual Renewal Demand
||Tier 1 Renewal
||Permanent Housing Bonus*
|*Projects that are placed in Tier 2 or bonus projects are conditionally selected by HUD based project score and CoC performance.
|CA-614 - San Luis Obispo County CoC
HUD encourages prioritizing projects that address the goals of Ending Chronic Homelessness, Youth Homelessness, Veteran Homelessness, and utilize a Housing First approach. Eligible program components include permanent housing, transitional housing, supportive services with Coordinated Entry, and Homeless Management Information System (“HMIS”). Eligible activities under each of the components vary, but overall include: acquisition, rehabilitation, new construction, leasing, rental assistance, operating costs, supportive services, and HMIS.