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HUD Awards $84 Million to Help End Youth Homelessness

October 25, 2022 Print ShareThis

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On October 24, 2022, Secretary Fudge announced the award of $83.7 million to 17 communities through the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP). This funding will help the awarded communities build systems to end youth homelessness through a wide range of housing programs including rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, and host homes. YHDP will also support youth-centered services, housing supports, youth-focused performance measurement and coordinated entry systems.

HUD continues to work closely with youth to develop and improve YHDP, relying upon recommendations provided directly from young people who have experienced homelessness. Additionally, HUD partnered with youth with lived experience to assess the applications that were submitted for funding consideration. Their assessment helped HUD ensure that applicants understood the needs and preferences of the young people they will serve. The Department also worked closely with its federal partners to help develop the program and review applications, including the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.

These 17 communities will join the 77 communities that were previously awarded YHDP designations across the country, a total investment of over $350 million in new grants to help youth experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. These 2-year grants are generally renewable annually under the Continuum of Care program, which represents an ongoing commitment to serving youth in need.

For additional information, visit the YHDP page.

FY 2021 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Selected Sites

Community State Rural Total Award
Balance of State Washington WA Yes $5,290,560
Cuyahoga County OH No $3,977,869
Tulsa County OK No $5,380,192
Philadelphia PA No $8,779,924
Northeastern South Carolina SC Yes $3,159,750
Balance of State Colorado CO Yes $2,975,969
Lynn MA No $2,372,347
Orlando, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties FL No $8,377,776
County of Santa Barbara CA No $5,167,564
Kent County MI No $2,477,852
Worcester County MA No $2,608,992
Sacramento CA No $6,509,295
Barnstable County MA No $1,357,556
Richmond VA No $4,478,877
Jackson/West Tennessee TN Yes $2,228,208
Balance of State Missouri MO Yes $6,857,269
Balance of State Georgia* GA Yes $11,699,223

*FY 2019/FY 2020 additional selected community.

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