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.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Continuum of Care (CoC) is charged by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) to submit a community-wide application for Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) funds. The CoC anticipates that NC DHHS will allow the Charlotte-Mecklenburg CoC to apply for approximately $506,479 in this competition. This announcement serves as the opportunity for agencies to submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) to express their interest in submitting a project application through this ESG funding competition.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Continuum of Care (CoC) is excited to release a new CoC Membership web page. On this page, you will find all CoC member agencies and individuals. A link to each agency is also avaiable so that you can learn more about the great work taking place in the community! Please share this information with others who might be interested in signing up as CoC member – either as an organization or individual.

We are excited to share information about logistical changes for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Continuum of Care (CoC). Beginning August 7, 2020, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg CoC will modify the way we communicate updates to the CoC Email Distribution List. Currently, all CoC-related information is forwarded as soon as it is received. While we want to ensure that you have timely and relevant information that could affect your program, we also want to ensure we are respectful of your time, attention, and email inboxes.