The HUD CoC Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition was released on August 18th, 2021 by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is now open. The competition will close Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

Click here to read the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and for more information from the HUD website. You can read the NOFO here.

Anyone interested and not yet directly receiving updates about the NOFO, please submit contact information here.

The Frequently Asked Questions Period is from Monday, September 13 – to Friday, September 24th. During this period, please send your questions to The FAQs are posted below. 

2021 Beginner’s NOFO Orientation Materials (9/20/21)

2021 NOFO Bidders’ Conference Materials (9/13/21)

2021 Local applications

PRESTO applications and Box attachments are due to Homebase on October 8 @ 5pm. We strongly recommend that you start first with the Required Competition Application & Documents so you can start collecting and completing your required attachment documents.
Renewal Project Applicants:
    1. Retrieve the Required Competition Application & Documents.
    2. If you have not yet done so, please request access to your agency’s PRESTO local application portal and its Box attachment uploads by sending email addresses and names of any interested staff to
    3. Log in to PRESTO when your access is granted, to answer your supplemental questionnaire.
New Project Applicants:
    1. Retrieve the Required Competition Application & Documents.
    2. Register for our CoC 101 session next Monday, September 20. 
    3. Notify and to arrange a meeting to discuss your project’s proposal, and request its PRESTO profile to be created.
    4. Reminder – eligible new housing project component types include Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH), Rapid Rehousing (RRH), and Joint Transitional Housing-Rapid Rehousing (TH-RRH). In addition, there is a DV Bonus offering a unique funding stream specifically for RRH and TH-RRH projects serving survivors of domestic violence.
Finally, to capture the community’s current work promoting racial equity in services and identify gaps in capacity, we ask that you fill this brief 5-minute Survey. All responses are kept anonymous (unless you choose to self-identify). This survey has no bearing on your application, however, your input is invaluable to our community’s Consolidated Application.


To learn more about the Alameda County CoC Board’s preparations leading up to the FY 2021 CoC Program NOFA, please reference board meeting agendas and materials by visiting the HUD CoC Committee Page. 

Stay tuned for upcoming announcements and visit this page often for further updates.