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LAHSA Issues Two Requests For Proposals

March 22, 2019

LAHSA Issues RFPs for the Problem-Solving Assistance Fund and an Evaluation of Transitional Housing 

Los Angeles, CA (March 22, 2019)—The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) has issued requests for proposals to fund the dispersion of the Problem-Solving Assistance Fund and an evaluation of transitional housing programs that serve young people.

The Problem-Solving Assistance Fund is a financial assistance service that includes move-in assistance, rental arrears, emergency housing assistance, grocery cards, employment assistance, and other items that will help participants rapidly resolve their housing crisis or homelessness. Government agencies, for-profit vendors, and non-profits certified as qualified bidders with LAHSA may submit applications to disperse the fund. Instructions on how to become a LAHSA qualified bidder can be viewed here. Applicants are required to register by 2 p.m. (Pacific Time), March 26, 2019. Application instructions can be viewed here. The submission deadline is 2 p.m. (Pacific Time), April 18, 2019.

The transitional housing evaluation will look at the effectiveness of the transitional housing model for young people ages 18-24. Researchers, research organizations, public or private colleges or universities, and not-for-profit or for-profit agencies may submit proposals for the evaluation. Applicants are required to attend the proposers webinar 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Pacific Time), April 2, 2019. RSVP here. Application instructions can be viewed here. The submission deadline is 2 p.m. (Pacific Time), April 19, 2019.

LAHSA is a joint powers authority of the city and county of Los Angeles, created in 1993 to address the problems of homelessness in Los Angeles County. LAHSA is the lead agency in the HUD-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care, and coordinates and manages more than $300 million annually in federal, state, county, and city funds for programs providing shelter, housing, and services to people experiencing homelessness. For more information visit www.lahsa.org.

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