The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Every year, we post an RFP (Request for Proposals) for HUD funds.  The 2021 RFP was announced on Tuesday September 14th, 2021 (see below).  The CoC Project Ranking List Final Determination for FFY 21 will posted here.

(The most recent updates appear at the top of the page.)

Posted September 14th, 2021:

Please find the full Request for Proposals and Initial Project Application      here (in PDF) or here (in WORD)

As the Collaborative Applicant for the Chittenden County Homeless Alliance (CCHA) Continuum of Care, the Community & Economic Development Office (CEDO) is accepting proposals for new, renewed, expanded or bonus projects as outlined below with 2021 Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

CCHA is soliciting proposals that address housing and service priorities established through the Continuum of Care, with priority for serving homeless vulnerable populations including persons experiencing chronic homelessness, persons fleeing domestic violence, unaccompanied youth, and families with children.

There is approximately $1,145,908 in funding available for projects to serve those experiencing homelessness and over $144,457 in bonus project funding.

Organizations that do not currently receive CCHA CoC program funding are encouraged to submit proposals. Current recipients of this funding are also welcome to apply. Deadline for proposals is Friday, October 8th 2021 at 4 PM.

The CCHA 2021 Request for Proposals is available upon request in alternative formats for persons with disabilities.  Please contact the CCHA Collaborative Applicant, Marcella Gange of CEDO, for this or any other reason, at, 802.865.7178.

Please share this announcement widely with your networks!




The following will be updated as we move through the RFP and collaborative application process.

  • FINAL Collaborative Application (click here)
  • FINAL Priority Listing (click here)


CCHA Draft Collaborative Application and Project Listing

The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance’s Collaborative Applicant has completed a draft of the Collaborative Application and Project Listing that CCHA will be submitting to HUD for over $1 million dollars of funding to serve those in our community experiencing homelessness.  These documents are being posted here on our website, have been emailed to the CCHA listserv, and will also be posted on the City of Burlington’s website.

Click here to view the draft Collaborative Application


Click here to view the draft Project Listing

Thanks to everyone who helped to complete this application!

Please send any edits, comments or concerns directly to Marcella Gange of CEDO (the CCHA Collaborative Applicant) at or (802)865-7178 no later than November 10th, 2021 .


FFY21 HUD Continuum of Care Competition

Chittenden County Homeless Alliance (VT-501) CoC Project Ranking List Final Determination for FY21 CoC Program Funding

The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance (CCHA) Ranking Committee has reviewed all project applications that were submitted for consideration for FY19 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Funding.  The CCHA Steering Committee approved the ranking and reallocation recommendations of the Ranking Committee on.

Below is a link to the CoC Program Project Ranking Final Determination for the FY21 Continuum of Care Program Competition:

VT – 501 FY21 CoC Program Project Ranking – Final 

This list represents the projects that will be submitted to HUD as part of our CCHA CoC’s consolidated application and includes all accepted and reduced projects, no projects were rejected.

There were no appeals from project applicants this year.