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San Luis Obispo County, California

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Planning & Building

James A. Bergman
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Bill Robeson
Deputy Director, Permitting

Trevor Keith
Deputy Director, Policies and Programs

Housing Grants

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CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs

The Urban County of San Luis Obispo is a partnership among the cities of Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, and the County of San Luis Obispo. This partnership receives grant funds under the CDBG, HOME, and ESG programs from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The goal of the federal CDBG, HOME, and ESG programs is to financially help community-based projects that provide social services, affordable housing, and public facilities to benefit low income households and homeless populations.

We value your input on community development and affordable housing needs. Please complete the “Needs” survey to help us determine the community needs

Guidelines and Regulations

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The regulations governing the CDBG program can be found in Title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 570.

HOME Investment Partnership (HOME)

The regulations governing the HOME program can be found in Title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 92.

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

The regulations governing the ESG program can be found in Title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 576.

Continuum of Care Grants

The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition has been posted to the FY 2016 CoC Program Competition: Funding Availability page (https://www.hudexchange.info/resource/5068/fy-2016-coc-program-nofa/) on the HUD Exchange.

The FY 2016 CoC Program Competition is administered under the CoC Program interim rule (24 CFR part 578) and covers the application and award process for the FY 2016 CoC Program funds.  Eligible CoC program components include Permanent Housing, Transitional Housing, Supportive Services/Coordinated Entry, and HMIS.  Interested project applicants are encouraged to read the NOFA document and to attend the informational meeting for more information on this year's competition priorities.  The public information meeting will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the San Luis Obispo Library Conference Room located at 995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408.

The local application and rating criteria will be made available no later than July 8, and the tentative local competition deadline submission is July 29, 2016.  The due date is subject to change based on Board of Supervisors hearing date availability.

For further information, please contact Ivana Yeung at iyeung@co.slo.ca.us or (805) 781-4099.  Applicants may also refer to the Homeless Services Oversight Council website at http://slohomeless.com for additional updates and details on the program competition.

Application Milestones

Local Applications

Rating Criteria for FY 2016 Applications - 26 July 2016

FY 2016 Ranking and Reallocation Policy - 26 July 2016

Priority Project List - 13 Sep 2016

Public Review CoC Collaborative Application - 13 Sep 2016