This page contains official HUD releases related to the FY 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition.
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Continuum of Care Program Competition
September 14, 2016 at 7:59:59 PM EDT
Competition Focus Messages
For the FY 2016 CoC Program Competition, HUD is publishing a series of Competition Focus Messages that discuss policy priorities and identify key resources available to communities to help them implement the priorities in their community.
CoC Program Instructional Guides and Resources
Instructional guides and resources are provided to assist CoC Collaborative Applicants and individual project applicants with completing the annual electronic applications for homeless assistance funding in e-snaps. Instructional guides and resources on this page are organized under four tabs: General Resources, Grant Inventory Worksheet (GIW) and CoC Registration, CoC Program Competition – Collaborative Applicants, and CoC Program Competition – Project Applicants.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
View FAQs for the Continuum of Care Program Competition.
Ask A Question (AAQ)
If you have questions pertaining to e-snaps technical issues; grant awards, agreements, or amendments; or the CoC Program Competition (the NOFA, CoC Application, CoC Priority Listings, or Project Applications), please submit your questions to the e-snaps Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. To submit a question to the e-snaps AAQ portal, select “e-snaps” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.
If you have questions related to the Interim Rule or a policy related question, please submit your questions to the CoC Program Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. To submit a question to the CoC Program AAQ portal, select “CoC Program” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.
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FY 2016 CoC-PHA Crosswalk Report
Provides CoCs with information for question 1C-4 of the FY 2016 CoC Application, which asks about Public Housing Agencies’ (PHAs) progress on serving homeless households for the five largest PHAs that are located within a CoC’s geography during the period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015.
FY 2016 CoC Program Competition Final ARD Report
Provides the dollar amounts for each Continuum of Care (CoC) for the Preliminary Pro Rata Need (PPRN), final Annual Renewal Demand (ARD), ARD at 93 percent, CoC Planning project, and Permanent Housing Bonus project, as discussed in the FY 2016 Funding Notice.
FY 2016 CoC-Con Plan Jurisdiction and ESG Recipient Crosswalk
Provides CoCs with information for question 1C-2 of the FY 2016 CoC Application, which asks about the collaboration between CoCs and Consolidated Plan (Con Plan) jurisdictions during FY 2015 (the period of performance being evaluated in these questions). CoCs are required to consult with each Con Plan jurisdiction and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG).
FY 2015 AHAR Submission Report
Provides guidance to CoCs for question 2D-3 of the FY 2016 CoC Application, which asks if a CoC submitted the 2016 AHAR, as well as how many AHAR tables (i.e., ES-ind, ES-family, etc.) were accepted and used in the last AHAR.
FY 2016 CoC Program Competition CoC Ranking Tool
Assists Collaborative Applicants rank projects and use when working with the Project Priority Listings. Collaborative Applicants enter their information into the excel spreadsheet.
FY 2016 Continuums of Care Names and Numbers
Provides the CoC names and numbers applicable to the FY 2016 CoC Program Competition.
FY 2016 Geo Codes and Preliminary Pro Rata Need Amounts
Provides the Preliminary Pro Rata Need (PPRN) amounts applicable to the FY 2016 CoC Program Competition. The PPRN amounts are based on the geographic codes located within each CoC’s jurisdiction with the corresponding need amounts.
FY 2016 CoC Merger Financial Worksheet
Assists CoCs that are considering consolidating, or merging, with one or more CoCs to understand the Final Pro-Rata Need that will be used to determine a merged CoC's CoC planning costs and Unified Funding Agency (UFA) costs (if the Collaborative Applicant is designated as an UFA).
FY 2016 Grant Inventory Worksheet (GIW) Instructions
Provides instructions to CoCs, designated Collaborative Applicants, and project recipients for the review, verification, and reconciliation process for the FY 2016 GIW. The role of the Collaborative Applicant is to review, verify, and, if necessary, correct the information provided in the GIW.