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2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), signifying the beginning of a funding competition among approximately 450 Continuums of Care (CoC), the community stakeholder groups that guide local responses to homelessness. The 2021 CoC NOFO was released on August 18, 2021, opening the competition making available approximately $2.7 billion nationally to serve people experiencing homelessness. The information in the NOFO sets forth the competition rules and processes for 2021.


Key NOFO Details:

Technical Assistance (TA) & Office Hours Materials:

Project Competition:

Community Application Timeline:

  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021 The 2021 CoC Program NOFO is released.
  • Thursday, August 19, 2021 The CoC Application, CoC Priority Listing, and Project Applications are available in e-snaps.
  • On or before Sunday, October 17, 2021 (30 days prior to submission deadline) All project applications are required to be submitted to the CoC.
  • On or before Monday, November 1, 2021 (15 days prior to submission deadline) The CoC is required to notify all project applicants who submitted their project applications to the CoC by the CoC-established deadline whether their project application(s) will be accepted and ranked on the CoC Priority Listing, rejected, or reduced by the CoC. Sacramento Continuum of Care 3
  • On or before Sunday, November 14, 2021 (2 days prior to submission deadline) CoCs must post on their website (or a partner’s website) all parts of the CoC Consolidated Application, including the CoC Application attachments and the Priority Listing, and notify community members and key stakeholders that the CoC Consolidated Application is available.
  • Submission Deadline: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 5:00 PM PDT

For more information and/or questions regarding the NOFO, please contact Homebase.


Check this page for new information and updates. Updated: October 29th, 2021.

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