Today, HUD issued a notice advising recipients of ESG, CoC, YHDP, and HOPWA Program funds that they may apply for certain regulatory waivers through an expedited process to help recipients and subrecipients prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to facilitate assistance to eligible communities and households economically impacted by COVID-19. Use of the expedited waiver process only … Continue reading HUD Issues CPD Notice: Expedited Regulatory Waivers for the ESG, CoC, YHDP, and HOPWA Programs
The Maine Continuum of Care has received some requests for letters of support for FYSB/RHYA Grant Applications which are due in the coming days. We realize there may be other agencies applying as well, and we want to be fair and supportive of all. As such, we would like to publicly invite any partner agencies … Continue reading MCOC Letters of Support for FYSB/RHYA Applicants
The Point-in-Time (PIT) Count is a "snapshot" of how many people are experiencing homelessness within a specific area on one night of the year. For the Maine Continuum of Care, that area covers the entire state of Maine, and January 25, 2022 was chosen as the night of the count. A Housing Inventory Count (HIC) … Continue reading Maine Continuum of Care Point-in-Time and Housing Inventory Reports from the HUD Data Exchange.
Since this calendar was first posted, our Ring Central teleconferencing system has been updated. This required us to create new meetings links for our RingCentral meetings. Please use this newly updated calendar with new link information for meetings of the Maine Continuum of Care, the Statewide Homeless Council, and the Region 2 Homeless Council. (Regions … Continue reading Meeting Calendar with NEW Links!
The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the FY2021 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is now available. YHDP is an initiative designed to address systemic responses to youth homelessness and significantly reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness. Through this NOFO, HUD will award approximately $72 million in up to 25 participating communities, with a priority for … Continue reading Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the FY2021 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is now available.
Dear Friends, I hope this letter finds you and your loved ones well, happy, and safe during these trying times. My name is Sarah and I work for My Dog Is My Home, a national nonprofit in the U.S. dedicated to expanding access to shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness with their companion animals. Our systems … Continue reading An invitation from “My Dog Is My Home”
As you may be aware, House America is a federal initiative, led by HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge, in which HUD and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) are inviting mayors, county leaders, Tribal nation leaders, and governors into a national partnership to use the historic investments provided through the American Rescue Plan to address the … Continue reading HUD’s House America Initiative Webinar
Maine’s 2022 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count is taking place on the night of January 25, 2022, with Service Based follow-up days on the 26th, 27th, and 28th. The Point-in-Time is an attempt to count and collect some basic information about everyone experiencing homelessness on one night of the year. The most challenging part of the PIT … Continue reading Maine’s 2022 Point-in-Time Count
The Maine Continuum of Care is accepting nominations for one of our three Tri-Chair positions. This is an annual process, with each Chair serving a three year term of office. If you wish to nominate someone, please check with them first to be sure they are willing and able to serve. Please send your nominations … Continue reading MCOC is Accepting Nominations for one of our Tri-Chair Positions!
Hello Everyone! As you may know, Maine’s 2022 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count is taking place on the night of January 25, 2022, with Service Based follow-up days collecting data on the 26th, 27th, and 28th. For those of you who may not be familiar with the Point-in-Time, it is an attempt to count and collect some … Continue reading Maine’s 2022 Point-in-Time Count – January 25th