Please be advised that the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2019 Continuum of Care Program Competition was released on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The federal government will be providing funds to help local organizations and governments deliver housing and services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness.

Available Funding: $2,042,498 in funding through the CoC Program for housing and services for persons experiencing homelessness, including $172,044 in Domestic Violence Bonus funding.

The Santa Maria/Santa Barbara Continuum of Care (CoC) issues this Public Solicitation for new Project Applications. We encourage new agencies that do not currently receive CoC Program Funds, as well as current recipients, to consider applying for a new permanent supportive housing project, a new rapid re-housing project, and/or a new transitional housing/rapid rehousing hybrid project. For more information, please find a Full Summary of the FY 2019 CoC Program Competition NOFA here, including all eligible funding types and additional federal competition details.

A mandatory Technical Assistance Workshop for all interested applicants will be held on:
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Buellton Recreation Center
301 2nd Street, Buellton

Local Process Handbook for the HUD CoC Program Competition

 CoC NOFA Technical Assistance Handbook

All are welcome. This workshop will outline the local competition and project application requirements. If you are able, please RSVP to by Wednesday, July 17 and let us know how many of your staff will be attending the workshop.

This Public Solicitation will be posted in virtual locations and distributed, including the following:

  • Santa Maria/Santa Barbara Continuum of Care Website
  • Santa Barbara County Website
  • Jurisdictional Websites
  • Continuum of Care Listserv
  • Partner Listservs
  • Via CoC Board Meeting and Partner Meetings

If you have a specialized need and would like to receive this information in another format, please contact the Collaborative Applicant at or 805-560-1090.
Please forward this Public Solicitation to any interesting parties, listservs, and post on public bulletin boards.
Inquiries about this process may be directed HomeBase at


Continuum of Care Application and Priority Listing were submitted as the 2018 CoC Consolidated Application for the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care (CoC). Together these documents comprised the funding request for the CoC Program for the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County CoC for the 2018 competition.


2018 Continuum of Care Application

2018 Priority Listing

FY 2018 CoC Program Competition

FY 2018 CoC Priority Listing

FY 2017 CoC Program Competition