Author Archive: Liz Mengers

FY2017 CoC Program Competition

Each year the Cambridge Continuum of Care applies for funds for homeless services from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This annual grant competition brings about $4 million to the City’s continuum of housing and services. The FY 2017 CoC Program competition opened on July 14 and will close on September 28, […]

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CoC Documents Available for Review and Feedback – please submit comments by July 5

The Cambridge CoC has three documents available for review and feedback. Please take a few minutes to review these brief documents and offer your feedback and comments. Comments and suggested revisions must be submitted by July 5, 2017 to emengers@cambridgema.gov. Suggestions and revisions will be brought to the CoC’s Board for approval. ESG Program Written Standards […]

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Resources During Extreme Winter Weather

Cambridge has a network of homeless service providers, faith-based partners, and public services that coordinate efforts during extreme weather conditions. The attached plan and Resource Sheet describe these efforts. Questions and comments can be sent to Planning and Development For more information: View the 2016-17 Cambridge Winter Plan or the quick Winter Sheet. Winter storms […]

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Metro Boston Homelessness Summit on Oct. 27

Please note location change to the School Committee meeting room at 459 Broadway St. Cambridge Vice Mayor McGovern is convening the first meeting of a regional summit on homelessness on October 27, 2016. The goal of the summit is to bring together policymakers and department heads from Cambridge, Boston, Somerville, Everett, Chelsea, Medford and Malden for four […]

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2016 CoC Consolidated Application and Priority Listing

The FY 2016 Cambridge CoC Consolidated Application and Priority Listing are available for review: Consolidated Application: 2016_09_12_ma509_consolidatedapplication Priority Listing: 2016_09_12_cambridge_prioritylisting The Priority Listing reflects the final rankings (originally posted on August 29) available here: 2016_CoC_ProjectRankings We will submit all components of the FY 2016 application to HUD on Wednesday, September 14.  Please contact emengers@cambridgema.gov with questions or feedback. Thank […]

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