Date Published: June 2018
The bonus, formerly known as the permanent housing bonus, allows CoCs to use up to 6 percent of their Final Pro Rata Need (FPRN) to create one or more new project applications for the following types of projects: PH-PSH, PH-RRH, Joint TH and PH-RRH component, HMIS, and SSO-CE. There is no limit on the number of new projects that CoC's can create through the bonus process other than new project applications cannot exceed the total amount of bonus funds available in the CoC. See the FY 2018 Estimated ARD Report posted to the HUD Exchange to determine the maximum amount of bonus funds available for your CoC.
The Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus is new in FY 2018 CoC Program Competition with up to $50 million available specifically for new project applications to assist survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. A CoC may apply for up to 10 percent of its Preliminary Pro Rata Need (PPRN), or a minimum of $50,000, whichever is greater, or a maximum of $5 million, whichever is less, to create up to three DV Bonus projects. CoCs are limited to submitting only one new project application for each type of the following projects: PH-RRH, Joint TH and PH-RRH component, and SSO-CE. In other words, a CoC may submit three new project applications--one each for PH-RRH, Joint TH and PH-RRH component, and SSO-CE. The FY 2018 Estimated ARD Report posted to the HUD Exchange lists the amount of DV Bonus funds available for your CoC. See Sections II.B.3, II.B.10.e, III.C.3.g, V.B.3.a.(4), V.B.3.a.(6), V.C.3.b.(4)(d), and VIII.A.2.e of the FY 2018 CoC Program Competition NOFA for complete information regarding the DV Bonus.