FY 2017 CoC Program Competition - 29 Days Remaining
There are 29 days remaining until the application submission deadline for the FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. The FY 2017 CoC Consolidated Applications, that includes the CoC Application and CoC Priority Listing with all project applications either approved and ranked or rejected, are due Thursday, September 28, 2017 by 7:59:59 PM EDT. CoCs should allow ample time to complete the FY 2017 CoC Consolidated Applications, and not wait until the last minute to submit the CoC Consolidated Applications in e-snaps to HUD. HUD strongly recommends Collaborative Applicants submit their applications at least 24 to 48 hours before the deadline. See Section VI. Application and Submission Information of the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA for application submission and timely receipt requirements for the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition.
Federally declared disaster areas
As stated in the FY 2017 CoC NOFA, Section I. Requirements, 2. Major Disaster Areas, “if a major disaster impacts a CoC’s geographic area, as declared by the President under Title IV of the Robert T. Stafford Act, during the FY2017 CoC Program application process that will impact local competition deadlines as outlined in Section J. Local Competition Deadlines of this NOFA, the CoC’s Collaborative Applicant must send written notification to Norm Suchar, Director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs at CoCDisaster@hud.gov.” Please note, impacted CoC’s should send this when they can after first dealing with more immediate disaster related issues.
Updated Reports on HUDExchange.info
All CoCs must ensure they are working with the most recent CoC reports and information published by HUD. This includes:
- FY 2017 CoC Program Estimated ARD Report (updated on July 20, 2017)
- Project Rating and Ranking Tool (updated on August 22, 2017)
- Technical Correction for the FY 2017 CoC NOFA (sent August 17, 2017)
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If you have questions related to the CoC Program 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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