44 California Continuums of Care (CoCs) will share 190 million
The Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) was signed into law on July 31, 2019 by Governor Gavin Newsom.
The Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention is a $650 million one-time block grant that provides local jurisdictions with funds to support regional coordination and expand or develop local capacity to address their immediate homelessness challenges.
Allocations will be given to the following:
The 44 Continuums of Care (CoCs) (will share 190 million)
The 13 large cities, or cities that are also counties, with populations of 300,000 or more, as of January 1, 2019, according to data published on the Department of Finance’s internet website ( will share 275 million)
58 counties (will share 175 million)
Agency will calculate each jurisdiction’s final program allocation award amount once the 2019 point-in-time count numbers have been finalized and posted by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and any determinations described in subdivision (j) of Section 50216 have been announced.
The Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Program will be releasing more information in the future, including the grant application process and its requirements.
NOFA Release and On-line application portal open - To Be Determined
**pending release of 2019 PIT County by HUD**
Final date to submit applications - February 15, 2020
Final date to award funds - April 1, 2020
No less than 50% of funds shall be obligated by Awardees - May 31, 2021
Funds shall be fully liquidated - June 30, 2025