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Chittenden County Homeless Alliance releases RFP

By: Mia Watson on 7/16/2018

FFY2018 HUD Continuum of Care Program * Notice of Funding Availability

As the Collaborative Applicant for the Chittenden County Homeless Alliance Continuum of Care, the Community & Economic Development Office (CEDO) is accepting proposals for new, renewed, expanded or bonus projects as outlined below with Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Chittenden County Homeless Alliance (CCHA) Continuum of Care is soliciting proposals that address housing and service priorities established through the Continuum of Care, with priority for serving vulnerable populations including chronically homeless persons, survivors of domestic violence, unaccompanied youth, and families with children.

The following funding is available:

  • New/Renewals/Expanded: $1,140,058
  • Bonus for PH – $68,403 – approximately
  • Bonus for DV – $50,000 to include one of the following: PH/RRH project, Joint TH & PH/RRH project or SSO – Coordinated Entry for DV survivors

How to Apply:
Any eligible entity wishing to submit a request to fund a NEW and/or RENEWAL or Permanent Housing Bonus or Domestic Violence Bonus CoC Project during this year’s HUD CoC NOFA must complete the attached form (Word doc) and submit it electronically to the Community & Economic Development Office (Marcy Esbjerg, mesbjerg@burlingtonvt.govbefore 4:00 PM on Monday, July 23, 2018.  Only one request per form.

Organizations that do not currently receive CCHA CoC program funding are encouraged to submit proposals. Proposals are also welcome from current recipients of this funding.

Funding Source:
Funding will come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2018 McKinney-Vento Continuum of Care (CoC) for the Homeless Program, as amended under the HEARTH Act and the CoC Program Interim Rule. The availability and priorities for any funding for new projects is articulated in HUD’s CoC Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA):

More information on this program, the HEARTH Act, the Interim Rule, and the NOFA is available on HUD’s website: https://www.hudexchange.info/coc

Read the entire Request for Proposals here:
FY18 CCHA Request for Proposals – New and Renewals (Word doc)

For more information, please contact the CCHA Collaborative Applicant, Marcy Esbjerg of CEDO, at mesbjerg@burlingtonvt.gov, 802.865.7171.

Click here (or see page 3 of the Request for Proposalsfor a complete timeline/deadlines associated with the CCHA application process for the FFY2018 HUD CoC NOFA.


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