2016 State ESG Request for Proposals
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) Office on Homelessness has released its 2016 Emergency Solutions Grant RFP. According to new, State policy, the Homeless Leadership Board (HLB) will be the lead agency and formal applicant for this process. HLB is currently accepting RFP's for both Emergency Shelter and Prevention/Rapid Re-Housing projects.
Before applying, please read this detailed information on the RFP process.
Click Here for the Emergency Shelter RFP
Click Here for the Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing RFP
2015 CoC Consolidated Application Funding Award
We can officially announce that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has elected to fully fund Tier 1 and Tier 2 projects (minus the Bonus project) in the 2015 CoC Consolidated Application. We look forward to continuing to bring needed resources to the CoC in order to make homelessness rare, brief, and nonrecurring in Pinellas County.
Click Here to Review the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Funded Projects
Housing First Resolution
On Friday, March 4th, the Board of Directors of the Homeless Leadership Board unanimously passed a resolution that will require all homeless housing projects funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development to practice a “Housing First” model, effective immediately.
Click Here to read more about the Housing First Resolution.
Continuum of Care System Re-design Clinic
Aligned with the goals and requirements of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Homeless Leadership Board has conducted strategic clinics in 2015-2016 in order to develop a more robust homeless crisis response system. Consultants from the National Alliance to End Homelessness and CSH have facilitated these system re-design clinics and continue to greatly assist the Homeless Leadership Board and our public, private, and nonprofit partners in the strategic realignment of resources and services.
Click Here to Review the 2016 Homeless System Re-design for Pinellas County Continuum of Care Report from CSH.