HUD Grants Total $315 Million for Continuum of Care for the Unhoused

An unprecedented federal grant program, announced earlier this month, will support continuum of care for the unhoused in unsheltered and rural settings.

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February 8, 2023, 5:00 AM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on February 2 announced $315 million in Continuum of Care grants to address homelessness in unsheltered and rural communities.

The $315 million in grant funding will be spread across 46 communities, in a “first-of-its-kind package of resources to help communities provide housing and supportive services to people in unsheltered settings and people experiencing homelessness in rural areas,” according to a HUD press release.

“With these grants and vouchers, HUD is filling this gap and giving communities the resources and tools to improve housing and health outcomes for people on the streets, in encampments, under bridges, and in rural areas,” said HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge in statement.  

To achieve these goals, the grant program funds communities through Continuums of Care—otherwise known as organizations that coordinate local implementation of homelessness response systems.

A complete list of funding winners can be found online.

An article by Molly Bolan for Route-Fifty provides more detail and context for the recent grant funding.

Thursday, February 2, 2023 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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