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For Immediate Release:                   For More Information:
July 9, 2018                                           Davis Schofield, Continuum of Care Administrator, 773-3445

South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium is currently soliciting pre-applications from agencies interested in providing permanent supportive housing opportunities for individuals and families who are homeless.  

Funding will come from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development’s Continuum of Care Program - Funds can be used for new construction, rehabilitation, supportive services, operating and leasing, and rental assistance.  The 2018 funding includes bonus funding targeted to providing housing and services to survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.  

More information regarding this funding opportunity and eligible projects can found on the website listed above and within the 2018 pre-application form located

2018 CoC Competition Timeline
2018 Pre-Application

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Davis Schofield to discuss their proposed application.  Deadline is 5 p.m., (CDT), Monday, July 23, 2018.  Pre-Applications can be submitted as an email attachment to, faxed to 605.773.5154 (attn: Davis Schofield), or mailed to Davis Schofield, South Dakota Housing Development Authority, PO Box 1237, Pierre, SD 57501.  


The South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium was created in 2001 to help unify the people who provide services to the homeless. Throughout the years the Consortium has identified gaps and created programs and services that make it easier for people to make it on their own. Since its initiation, the Consortium has received over $22 million in federal funding to provide development, operations and supportive services to a variety of homeless programs across the state.