Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Competitive NOFO for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022

Award Amount
$1,200,000.00
Maximum Amount
$1,200,000.00
Assistance Type
Funding Source
Due Date
Where the Opportunity is Offered
All of California
Eligible Applicant
Additional Eligibility Information
Information on Eligible Applicants Only PHAs that have an existing Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) with HUD for HCVs are eligible to apply for funding under this announcement. PHAs wishing to share the administration of the program with another PHA may apply jointly, however, the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) will be solely with the lead PHA applicant and all reporting must be submitted via the lead PHA applicant. The maximum number of vouchers will be based on the lead NOFO PHA's voucher program size. NOFO (i.e., no more than the number of vouchers the same PHA would be eligible to apply for if it had only one PHA code number). Eligible PHAs must have demonstrate a commitment to administer FYI Competitive vouchers, which shall be verified by an executed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the PHA and PCWA. HUD strongly encourages adding other important partners, such as a State, local, government, philanthropic, faith-based organizations, and CoC, or a CoC recipient it designates, to the partnership. The MOU must also identify the assistance being provided and state who will be providing such assistance. HUD will only consider funding one application per PHA. This one application limit applies regardless of whether the PHA is a State or regional PHA. In instances where a PHA has more than one PHA code number due to its operating under the jurisdiction of more than one HUD Field Office, a separate application, under each code, shall be considered for funding with the cumulative total of vouchers applied for under the applications not to exceed the maximum number of vouchers the PHA is eligible to apply for under this NOFO (i.e., no more than the number of vouchers the same PHA would be eligible to apply for if it had only one PHA code number). Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Contact
FYICompetitive@hud.gov
Description

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issues this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to invite applications from eligible applicants for the program and purpose described within this NOFO. Prospective applicants should carefully read all instructions in all sections to avoid sending an incomplete or ineligible application. HUD funding is highly competitive. Failure to respond accurately to any submission requirement could result in an incomplete or noncompetitive proposal. This NOFO announces the availability of approximately $15 million for incremental voucher assistance to provide adequate housing for youth at least 18 years and not more than 24 years of age (have not reached their 25th birthday) who left foster care, or will leave foster care within 90 days, in accordance with a transition plan described in Section 475(5)(H) of the Social Security Act, and are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless at age 16 or older aging.

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