On June 22, 2022, HUD released a special NOFO (Notice of Funding Opportunity) to specifically address the unsheltered homelessness crisis across the country. Charlotte-Mecklenburg is eligible to apply for up to $5.7MIL through this opportunity.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Continuum of Care (CoC) announces a new member to its CoC Governing Board. Kim Ciepcielinski will serve in the Prevention Provider Elected Seat. We are excited to have Kim on the Board and look forward to her knowledge and expertise. Please see below more information about this new Governing Board member.

The HUD CoC Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition was released August 18th, by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), making $2.6 billion in competitive funding available to homeless services organizations across the country for supportive services and housing programs for people experiencing homelessness. Each of the 400+ Continuums of Care across the nation will submit one application for funding to meet community need. Consolidated applications are due Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Click here to read the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and for more information from the HUD website.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Continuum of Care (CoC) announces Deanna McCool as its newest Governing Board member. Deanna represents the Street Outreach/Homelessness Prevention/Diversion provider elected seat on the Board. 

On Wednesday March 31, 2021, HUD issued the following notice to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg CoC: Effective immediately, HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) will use two different listservs on HUD’s website to communicate information regarding information developed by HUD/SNAPS concerning: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program; Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs; Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP); Other Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) developed by SNAPS; and
Any other information related to SNAPS programs and the work to end homelessness.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Continuum of Care is seeking applications for four (4) of its committees.  The applications can be found in the links in each committee name below.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Continuum of Care (CoC) has been working very hard during 2020, despite the many challenges this year has brought.  The Chair of the CoC Governing Board, Kathryn Firmin-Sellers, shared accomplishments during a full CoC membership meeting on Thursday, December 17th.

The presentation (click here to access slidedeck) highlighted new, innovative efforts that have been developed in response to COVID-19 to support individuals and families facing housing instability and homelessness.