Office to Prevent and End Homelessness

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday

703-324-9492
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 942
Fairfax, VA 22035

Thomas Barnett,
Deputy Director

Continuum of Care

Continuum of Care Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Program provides significant financial resources to communities throughout the country and mandates procedures and policies for implementing a local housing crisis response system. Notices regarding the Fairfax CoC Program local competition and Fairfax County's CoC Consolidated Application (our community's request for funding) are available on this page, which will be updated throughout the competition.


2021 HUD CoC Program Competition is now open!

HUD released the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the FY2021 HUD Continuum of Care Program Competition on August 18, 2021. Detailed information regarding this national competition can be found here. As noted in the FY 2021 CoC Program Competition Estimated Annual Renewal Demand (ARD) Amount Report, Fairfax County CoC (VA-601) is eligible to apply for up to $10,747,930 for renewal and new projects. This includes:

  • $9,238,151 in Renewal Funding (Supports existing projects operated by current HUD Grantees)
  • $461,908 in Bonus Funding (New Funding Opportunity)
  • $770,726 in DV Bonus Funding (New Funding Opportunity)
  • $277,145 in Planning Grant Funding (available to the Collaborative Applicant)

2021 HUD CoC Program Competition - Fairfax County CoC Competition Timeline

As the Collaborative Applicant for Fairfax County's CoC (VA-601), the Office to Prevent and End Homelessness is responsible for conducting a local funding competition to evaluate, select, and rank projects as part of the CoC Consolidated Application and the CoC Priority List. 

Fairfax County CoC's local competition schedule, which includes information for renewal project applications and how to apply for the new funding opportunities, can be found below. These deliverables have been established no later than 30 days before the FY 2021 CoC Program Competition Application submission deadline on November 16th in accordance with the NOFO. Information due to the CoC Lead should be submitted by 4:00 pm on the date requested. Renewal and new project applicants will be notified in writing whether or not their applications were accepted for inclusion in the CoC Consolidated Application and ranked on the CoC Priority Listing at least 15 days before the FY 2021 CoC Program Competition Application submission deadline on November 16th.

Please review the documents linked at the bottom of this page for more details on the new funding opportunities available to the Fairfax County CoC as part of the HUD FY 2021 CoC Program Funding Competition. 

Date Deliverable
08/30/2021  New Funding Opportunities | Application Available (see documents linked below)
09/01/2021  HUD Grantees | Renewal Project Meeting at 1pm (join this virtual meeting)
09/07/2021  New Funding Opportunities | Informational Meeting at 1pm (join this virtual meeting)
09/14/2021  HUD Grantees | Applicant Profile Draft from e-snaps due to CoC Lead
09/16/2021  HUD Grantees | Applicant Profile Final from e-snaps due to CoC Lead 
09/16/2021  New Funding Opportunities | Notify CoC Lead of intent to apply 
09/20/2021  New Funding Opportunities | Project Applications due to CoC Lead 
09/27/2021 Selection & Ranking Subcommittee meets to select project(s) for new funding
10/04/2021  HUD Grantees | Draft Renewal Project Applications from e-snaps due to CoC Lead 
10/08/2021  HUD Grantees | Final Renewal Project Applications from e-snaps due to CoC Lead 
10/11/2021 New Funding Opportunities | Draft Project Applications from e-snaps due to CoC Lead 
10/13/2021  New Funding Opportunities | Final Project Applications from e-snaps due to CoC Lead 
10/18/2021 Selection & Ranking Subcommittee meets to approve projects and develop Priority List
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