Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is an exciting new initiative designed to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness. The goal of the YHDP is to support selected communities, including rural, suburban, and urban areas across the United States, in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. Additionally, HUD is committed to sharing that experience of YHDP communities and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end.

NewFY 2019/2020 NOFO Resources

The FY 2019 and FY 2020 YHDP Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Rounds 4 and 5 was published on May 24, 2021. All communities are encouraged to learn more about the program and consider applying by using the links on the FY 2019/2020 YHDP NOFO Resources page.

The deadline for submissions is July 27, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM EDT.

View FY 2019/2020 YHDP NOFO Resources

Overview of Past Funding Rounds

The YHDP Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) application process is designed to identify the communities that HUD will select to participate in YHDP. It is not designed to identify and assess specific projects for funding. The project application process will occur after HUD has announced the selected communities.

YHDP funding is awarded in rounds that align with a specific Fiscal Year (FY).

Funding Round and Fiscal Year Community Selection Status Project Application Status
FY 2019 and FY 2020 YHDP Rounds 4 and 5 funding Open – The deadline for submissions is July 27, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM EDT. Not yet available
FY 2018 YHDP Round 3 funding Completed Open – Contact Selected Communities directly for information.
FY 2017 YHDP Round 2 funding Completed Completed
FY 2016 YHDP Round 1 funding Completed Completed

Youth Homelessness Resources

The Youth Homelessness page has an array of resources to help communities and providers implement youth programs in your community, including:

Youth Homelessness Resources

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  • For application questions, select “e-snaps” in the “My question is related to” field under Reporting Systems.
  • For programmatic and policy questions, select “CoC” in the “My question is related to” field under Programs.

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