Now accepting expressions of interest: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

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April 27, 2022

Now accepting expressions of interest: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program


The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is a federal initiative to support selected communities as they develop and implement a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. In 2021, Hennepin County was selected, through a competitive application process to participate in the program. Learn more here.

Request for Information details

The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to identify and select organizations to implement selected Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program projects. 

Three projects were prioritized through the Coordinated Community Plan. The prioritized projects are:

  • Permanent supportive housing - 15 units
  • Rapid rehousing - 15 units
  • Support services for 60 youth receiving a Foster Youth to Independence voucher.

The deadline to complete the RFI is May 15, 2022, at 11:59pm. 

Submit RFI proposals to Casey Schleisman at

Download RFI documents:

Pre-proposal workshop

The pre-proposal workshop will take place on May 3, 2022, at 2:30 to 3:30 P.M.. You will be able to ask questions of the presenters through chat.

The meeting will be hosted via Zoom:

Questions and answers

Submit questions to Casey Schleisman ( by May 6, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. 

Answers to questions regarding the RFI will be posted on the YHDP website - Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project | Hennepin County.

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