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FY 2017 CoC Program Competition - 29 Days Remaining

August 30, 2017 Print ShareThis

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:

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Questions

If you have questions pertaining to e-snaps technical issues, please submit your questions to the e-snaps Ask A Question (AAQ) portal on the HUD Exchange website. 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 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.

The AAQ portal accepts question submissions 24/7. However, responses are usually provided between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except for weekends and federal holidays. Additionally, per the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA, starting 2 days prior to the application deadline for FY 2017 funds, the AAQ will respond only to emergency technical support questions up to the deadline of Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7:59:59 PM EDT.

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