HUD will competitively award $43 million for the second round of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP). These funds will provide up to 11 communities, including at least 5 rural communities, with resources to design and implement a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending homelessness. Applications for the YHDP are due before midnight eastern time on April 17, 2018.
he YHDP has five primary objectives:
- Building national momentum
- Evaluating the coordinated community approach
- Expanding capacity
- Evaluating performance measures
- Establishing a framework for federal program and TA collaboration