HUD Update: FY 2014 CoC NOFA Released, 2015 PIT Tools Offered

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released its annual Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Fiscal Year 2014. HUD will award $1.83 billion this cycle for Continuum of Care (CoC) program funding. New for this year is a $40 million set-aside in bonus money to create new dedicated permanent supportive housing to serve people experiencing chronic homelessness.

San Diego received $15 million in the last competition.
For more information, click  here.

In other HUD nLets Makeews, the department has issued the 2015 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count Methodology Guide. This package of tools provides CoCs with new minimum PIT count standards and guidance concerning acceptable methodologies.  The guide helps CoCs develop and execute a plan for collecting high-quality data on the number and characteristics of sheltered and unsheltered homeless people in their communities. To download the guide, click  here.