Application for HUD Service Coordinator COVID-19 Payments Due by September 11

Application for HUD Service Coordinator COVID-19 Payments Due by September 11

On September 2, HUD announced that CARES Act awards for grant-funded Service Coordinators are now available in GrantSolutions. Grantees must go into GrantSolutions and complete the on-line SF-424 application for Federal Assistance by 9/11/20.

The CARES Act funds are in the process of being allocated to existing Service Coordinator grantees under two distinct supportive services programs: 1) Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing (SCMF) and 2) the Congregate Housing Services Program (CHSP)The payments will go toward Service Coordinator grantees that experienced, or expect to experience, increased expenditures between March 27, 2020, through December 31, 2020.

The CARES Act allocations for Service Coordinators were previously announced by HUD in July. More information about the CARES Act allocation for Service Coordinators is available here.


Detailed instructions to apply for the federal assistance, as well as timelines and dates, are available from the agency here.

  • Grant Awards: The supplemental awards will be equivalent to 9% of their SCMF/CHSP FY2020 program operating budget.
  • Application Deadline: 9/11/2020
  • Acceptance of Notice of Award: The authorizing official must access GrantSolutions and accept the award no later than 5 business days after receipt of notification. GrantSolutions is sending notification emails to eligible grantees.
  • Spending Plan will be due: Grantees must submit a spending plan via Grant Notes/Application to the assigned grant specialist within 20 days after acceptance of the award.
  • Availability of Funds: Once the spending plan is approved by the grants specialist, the funds will be available within 3 business days.

Questions should be sent to the Grant Specialist, or to, who will send the questions to HUD staff.