Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care Program (HUD)

 Continuum of Care Housing Program

Since 1996, the County of Riverside Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has coordinated a Consolidated Application to HUD on behalf of the County of Riverside Continuum of Care (CoC). DPSS provides administrative fiscal and programmatic oversight of all HUD CoC funded projects through its Homeless Programs Unit.


2018 HEAP & CESH Funding Information:

Updated HEAP & CESH Award

HEAP & CESH Final Award 3-4-2019

DPARC 564 HASP - Meeting Notification (Special BOG 3-4-2019)

HASP Ranking by Project & Score

HEAP & CESH Funding Decision Summary

Project Summaries

Project Scorecards


2018 Housing Assistance and Support Program (RFP)

Posted on October 31st, 2018

The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS), on behalf of the County of Riverside Continuum of Care, is extending the Request for Proposals (RFP) release date for the highly anticipated California Emergency Solutions to Housing (CESH) and the Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) to November 16, 2018.  


The new timeline For CESH and HEAP application process are as follows:

  • Request for Proposals (RFP) release date for CESH and HEAP -  November 16, 2018
  • Shelter Crisis Resolutions deadline for Riverside County cities -  December 15, 2018
  • Bidder’s closing date for both the CESH and HEAP RFPs - December 21, 2018
  • Mandatory Bidder’s Conference/ Technical Assistance Workshop – December 4, 2018
  • Deadline to submit the HEAP application to the State of California - end of December 2018


2018 HUD CoC Program Competition

2018 CoC Application - Draft sent to CoC for review on 8.20.2018

Notice of Funding Availability

2018 Request for Proposal:

2018 Independent Review Process:

2018 State Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Homeless Assistance Program

**Application Extension Notification**


Defining Homelessness


HUD CoC Program Resources

Supportive Services and Case Management Technical Assistance Training


Program Technical Assistance

Fiscal Technical Assistance


HUD Documents