Category Archives: Continuum of Care

Springfield-Hampden CoC RFP seeking New Project Sponsor for Existing Project

The Springfield-Hampden Continuum of Care has issued an RFP for New Project Sponsor for Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Families. The RFP seeks a new operator for an existing project that provides permanent supportive housing to eight families who have been chronically homeless.

There will be a bidders conference on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11 am. Applications are due August 5, 2016, at 4 pm, at the Springfield Office of Housing, 1600 E. Columbus Ave., Springfield. Please see the RFP for additional information about this funding opportunity.

[Note: this announcement is also posted at the Springfield-Hampden County CoC website. It’s being double-posted here in case not everyone has moved to that site and subscribed.]

Springfield-Hampden CoC Request for Proposals for FY16 Competition: Seeking New and Renewal Projects

The Springfield-Hampden Continuum of Care has released the FY16 Request for Proposals for New and Renewal CoC Projects.

The CoC will hold a bidders conference on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10 am at the City of Springfield Office of Housing, 1600 E. Columbus Ave., Springfield. Completed applications are due by August 12, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Please see the RFP for complete instructions.

[Note: this announcement is also posted at the Springfield-Hampden County CoC website. It’s being double-posted here in case not everyone has moved to that site and subscribed.]

 

Visit the Springfield-Hampden County CoC at our new site!

The Springfield-Hampden County CoC has established a new website/blog to serve as our local communication hub. It’s very basic at the moment, but it will be further developed in the coming weeks and months. If you are part of the Springfield-Hampden County CoC, please subscribe, so that you will stay current on news and announcements.

To subscribe, go to the site, click the words Follow This Blog, and provide your email address.

Thanks. I’m looking forward to talking with you there!

Springfield-Hampden CoC: Seeking comments on DRAFT FY16 CoC Competition Scoring, Ranking & Selection Process

To the Springfield-Hampden County CoC–

The FY16 CoC program competition will open next Monday, July 18, with the issuance of an Request for Proposals. Prior to the competition opening, the CoC must agree to the framework and decision-making process for the competition. The CoC Board of Directors will meet this Friday, July 15, at 9:00 am, to review and approve competition guidance.

Please see the DRAFT CoC Application Selection and Ranking Process 2016 providing the framework for the competition. It is based on last year’s guidance, with some changes to reflect new items (or deleted items) in this year’s HUD Notice of Funding Availability.

The CoC is taking comments on the proposed framework. Please email comments to Gerry McCafferty no later than 8 am on Friday, July 15. You may also attend the Board meeting, which will take place July 15, 2016, 9:00 am, at the Springfield Municipal Operations Center, 70 Tapley Street, Springfield.