CoC and ESG Financial Management

Virtual Binders

Financial Management Overview

This binder provides an overview of HUD’s financial management guidance for the CoC and ESG program. Strong financial management is essential for all recipients and subrecipients to have in place. HUD has created comprehensive financial management training materials and tools. Staff of recipient and subrecipient agencies are encouraged to complete the self-guided training courses available on the HUD Exchange. Each course provides an in-depth look into the many different elements necessary for adequate financial management practices. It is suggested that all staff responsible for CoC Program budgeting, billing, and documentation of activities complete the courses. These courses include:

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Virtual Binders Glossary

In addition to the support noted above, this binder contains information and guidance that recipient and subrecipient staff can use to ensure full compliance with the CoC Program Interim Rule as it pertains to the following:

  • Budget Controls
  • Uniform Requirements and Cost Principles
  • Program Income
  • Direct and Indirect Costs
  • Procurement

While this binder addresses some commonly held questions regarding the financial management of federal funds, it is not intended to be comprehensive. Recipients and subrecipients should consult all resources available on the HUD Exchange, including the courses listed above, Chapter 34 of the CPD Monitoring Handbook, and the regulations outlined in 2 CFR Part 200, which cover uniform administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for federal awards.