CoC Competition Focus: Housing First

Housing First is a proven approach in which all people experiencing homeless are believed to be housing ready and are provided with permanent housing immediately and with few to no preconditions, behavioral contingencies, or barriers. Effectively implementing a Housing First approach involves prioritizing people with the highest needs and vulnerabilities, engaging more landlords and property […]

The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Application is Now Available

The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) has been posted to the YHDP page on the HUD Exchange. Submission Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2016 at 11:59:59 PM EDT YHDP is an exciting new initiative designed to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness in 10 participating communities (4 will be rural). […]

CoC Competition Focus: Ending Family Homelessness

In our most recent SNAPS In Focus message on ending family homelessness, we described specific steps communities can take and interventions communities can use to end family homelessness. Our FY 2016 NOFA policy priority to end family homelessness emphasizes the importance of quickly housing families using rapid re-housing. While most families can benefit from rapid re-housing, some […]

Finalize the FY 2016 HUD Project Rankings

The CoC will meet to finalize the FY 2016 HUD Project Rankings on Thursday, August 11 from 1 – 5pm at Wayne County Community College District  Downriver Campus 21000 Northline Road, Taylor, MI 48180 in Conference Room #5 (second floor).  You will receive information for review prior to the meeting.