All posts by Teresa Reinders

Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Domestic Violence Project Available

The Racine CoC currently has a Permanent Supportive Housing project serving domestic violence individuals and families, available for funding. 
The project consists of:
·       6 units scattered site PSH project – City & County of Racine: Racine (3), Burlington (1), & Waterford (2)
·       Project receives HUD CoC funding for leasing, supportive services, operating, and administration costs
·       Sub-population: Domestic violence
·       Existing Renewal Project – 1 year

Project funding availability and time frame
Current dollar award:  $63,819.00
Match (cash or in-kind): 25% of all non-leasing components is required.
Project availability: immediate upon approval from HUD*
date of contract through April 30, 2021 with eligibility for renewal through CoC grant application process
* if more than one party expresses interest may need review and approval through Racine CoC Leadership Council to determine award.

Qualified Organizations
Must demonstrate successful experience:
·       working with federal grants,
·       working with PSH projects providing supportive services
Minimum Additional requirements:
·       501(c)(3) in good standing
·       Must maintain active membership with CoC
·       Must follow monitoring and other CoC requirements for CoC projects
·       Must use CoC Coordinated Entry process
·       Must adhere to the Housing First model

Department of Housing and Urban Development
CoC Program Interim Rule 24 CFR Part 578
Supportive Housing Program 24 CFR Part 583
Deadline to express interest: Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 5 p.m.

Teresa Reinders,
Director City & County of Racine (WI-502)

CoC & Alliance Meeting Cancellations

HMIS Committee
meetings are postponed until further notice.

Coordinated Entry Case Staffing Work group
meetings are postponed however please continue to email Iraida with placements and vacancies.

Homelessness and Housing Alliance of Racine
Friday, March 20, 2020 meeting of the Alliance is cancelled. Please check here for word on our April meeting ~ thank you

Infectious Disease Resources


Racine CoC updates

Wisconsin Institute for Community Alliances (ICA) resources and updates to HMIS and Coordinated Entry

Racine Updates & Resources

Racine County Eye resource page: national, state, and local information regarding COVID-19 including closures around the Racine county

Racine Hospitality Center Hours

EFFECTIVE Monday, March 16

** HC will NOT be open as a day activity space  
** HC WILL serve pastries and coffee in a “To Go” format from 7:30-8:30 am.
** HC WILL serve lunch in a “To Go” format from 11:30 am-12:15 pm.   

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

United States Interagency on Homelessness Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources (March 11, 2020)

HUD COVID-19 Resources

Infectious Disease Preparedness Among Homeless Assistance Providers and their Partners – HUD Community Planning & Development Webinar from March 10, 2020
This webinar is also found here with slides.

Additional HUD links