Partner agencies within A Way Home for Tulsa — the dedicated homeless response system serving Tulsa City/County, coordinated by Housing Solutions — are set to receive $4.7 million.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released its full preliminary award announcements for the FY2023 CoC Competition, and Tulsa has been granted a total of $4,759,774. This substantial funding meets 100% of our requested amount, a testament to the relentless dedication and hard work of our agencies and partners.
This award is a clear recognition of the collaborative efforts and unwavering commitment of the agencies, staff, volunteers, and community members who are part of A Way Home for Tulsa. The increase in our Annual Renewal Demand from $4,359,951 in FY 2022 to the current amount underlines the growing trust and recognition of our endeavors in addressing the critical issue of homelessness.
These funds are a significant boost to our local homeless response system, providing substantial support across various critical areas, including:
HUD’s annual funding is more than just a financial boost—it’s the lifeline of our local homeless response system. It ensures the continuity and enhancement of our programs, directly impacting the lives of individuals and families who rely on our services. This award highlights the effectiveness of our strategies, enabling us to maintain and expand the essential housing and supportive services that are the cornerstone of our work.