Special Unsheltered Notice of Funding Opportunity

On June 22, 2022, HUD announced a first-of-its-kind funding opportunity that made $322m available for CoCs to address unsheltered and rural homelessness. The NYC CoC plans to apply for funding through this “Special Unsheltered NOFO” and will hold a local competition to determine a list of new projects to submit to HUD for funding consideration. Read the notice here.

Please review the dates and resources below for more information.

Local Competition

The local competition is an opportunity for non-profits and government agencies to submit applications for new projects, which the CoC will then consider for inclusion in the collaborative submission to HUD.

Click the links below to download the respective application components:

Please read the Introduction and Instructions before starting your new project application

Application submission deadline: Wednesday, September 14 at 5pm EST

Important Dates

August 11 - Public Meeting - Click here to view the PowerPoint (.PDF), Click here to view the recording (.mp4)

August 17 – Local competition opens, application released

August 31 – Bidders Conference - Click here to view the PowerPoint (.PDF), Click here to view the recording (.mp4)

September 14 – Project applications due to CoC (5pm EST)

October 3 – Applicants will be notified if their project will be included in CoC HUD submission

October 20 – CoC submits Collaborative Application to HUD, including CoC Application and new project applications

Additional Resources

National Alliance to End Homelessness resource series

HUD Special Unsheltered NOFO home page