The first will be an overview training on the 2021 NOFO held on September 17th from 10:30-12noon via zoom. This training will be provided by DMA, MACCH’s NOFO consultant.
A second New Project Town Hall will be held on September 20th from 11-12:30 pmvia Zoom. This second training is designed to highlight the NOFO process, what to expect during the annual competition and will be a great opportunity to ask questions.
Any organizations who are interested in applying for *NEW* HUD CoC Program funding in 2021 should plan to attend. MACCH strongly encourages organizations who are not current HUD CoC Program funding recipients to attend these trainings and to apply for HUD CoC funding.
Additionally, all organizations interested in applying for *NEW* project funding in 2021 must complete and submit the Intent to Submit by COB on September 24th, 2021. Please direct any questions regarding the Intent to Submit to Randy McCoy or Lisa Vukov prior to the submission deadline (9/24/2021) deadline.
For all current HUD CoC Program grantees and perspective grantees, please take the time over the next few days to read the NOFO. It is imperative that all applicants for funding, new or renewals, are aware of the contents of the NOFO. MACCH will also be communicating directly with our current CoC Program grantees regarding documents needed to begin scoring renewal grants by the end of this week, so please be on the lookout for future emails.
If you have any questions regarding this annual process, please reach out to Lisa Vukov and Randy McCoy, directly via email.
The Omaha – MACCH Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will begin taking online applications April 5, 2021. This assistance program is only for those individuals who are currently renting with a signed, current lease or rental agreement. These ERAP funds are not available to provide move in assistance such as security deposit. The applicant must be currently residing in the rental unit for which they are requesting assistance. Initially, application will only be accepted online. You’re able to assist any tenant or renter, including your current clients, complete the online application and upload verification documents. Housing problem solving flexible funds are still available to help those who don’t qualify for the Omaha – MACCH ERAP.
MACCH now has a couple new listserv and communications groups. Yahoo groups no longer exists so we have started a google group and a Facebook group. If you would like to be added to either or both of these groups as a partner, please email Tamara at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are experiencing a housing crisis or housing instability, our Housing Problem Solving program may be able to help you.
The Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless (MACCH, pronounced "match") is the Omaha metro area's only Collective Impact homeless services organization. It remains our community's chief collaborative voice regarding the preventing and ending of homelessness.
Check out our MACCH Connect page to find help with rent and utilities.
If you have received an eviction notice and your income has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic please reach out to Nebraska Legal Aid and give this declaration to your landlord. This declaration is available in other languages listed at the top of this page under "CDC Moratorium Declaration for Renters"