YHDP Awards Announced: $142 Million to Help End Youth Homelessness

This information was originally distributed via HUD.gov. HUD Exchange is redistributing the information for awareness.On September 15, 2021, HUD announced $142 million to build systems to end youth homelessness in 33 local communities, including 11 rural communities. HUD’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) will support a wide range of housing programs including rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, and host homes.YHDP recipients will use funding for rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, and transitional housing, and to fund innovative programs, such as host homes. YHDP will also support youth-focused performance measurement and coordinated entry systems.Over the next several months, selected communities will work with their youth advisory boards, child welfare agencies, and other community partners to create a comprehensive community plan to end youth homelessness. The awarded communities will also participate in a program evaluation to inform the federal effort to prevent and end youth homelessness going forward and will serve as leaders in the nation on the work to end homelessness among young people.View the Press Release and Selected SitesSNAPS Mailing List SubscriptionSNAPS is now using two different listservs to communicate competition and program updates:Subscribe to the HUD.gov listserv for information developed by HUD/SNAPS regarding the CoC program, ESG program, YHDP, Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) developed by SNAPS, and any other information related to SNAPS programs and the work to end homelessness.Sign up for SNAPS Competition InformationSign up for SNAPS Program Information
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