HUD New Projects Funding Announced

February 6, 2019

Over $1.3 million of HUD funding creates three new projects to prevent and end homelessness in suburban Cook County.

On 2/6/19, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Continuum of Care grant awards for projects funded through its annual competition, including projects funded by Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus funding. The Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County (IL-511) was awarded $13.1 million to fund new and existing programs that prevent and end homelessness in our region. This includes over $1.3 million of funding to create three new projects:

  • $531,433 for Southland Supportive Housing, a partnership between South Suburban Pads, Together We Cope, and Ford Heights Community Service Organization to end homelessness for 26 households that are chronically homeless.
  • $584,656 for South Suburban DV Rapid Re-Housing, a partnership between South Suburban Family Shelter and the Crisis Center for South Suburbia to provide rapid re-housing and supportive services to approximately 24 households a year who are survivors of domestic violence.
  • $274,000 for Coordinated Entry DV, a partnership between Housing Forward, Crisis Center of South Suburbia, Sarah’s Inn, WINGS, and Evanston/Northshore YMCA to improve the identification, coordination, and housing placements for survivors of domestic violence.  


Over $13.1 million of new and ongoing funding will enable providers to continue the work to prevent and end homelessness in our community.