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FY 2021 CoC Program Registration: CoC Review Step Now Open

May 10, 2021 Print ShareThis

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This message only applies to Continuums of Care (CoCs) Collaborative Applicants.

The CoC Review Submission Due Date is May 14, 2021 by 5:00 PM EDT.

Who must complete this step?

Collaborative Applicants who requested Unified Funding Agency (UFA) designation must access the CoC Review step in e-snaps, review HUD’s determination, and either accept or dispute.

Who may complete the step, but are not required?

Collaborative Applicants who submitted their CoC’s registration by the March 4, 2021 submission due date. If your CoC’s Collaborative Applicant submitted the FY 2021 CoC Program Registration in March, you can review and approve or dispute.

If you did not request UFA designation, you are encouraged, but not required to complete this final step. HUD will move forward all non-UFA designated CoC Review steps on May 18, 2021.

Who does not complete this step?

If your CoC’s Collaborative Applicant did not submit the registration forms in e-snaps by March 4, 2021, you do not need to complete this step. There were 217 Collaborative Applications that did not register their CoCs for which HUD completed the registration in accordance with Notice CPD-18-03: Continuum of Care Program Registration. All 217 CoC registrations are fully complete, including submission of the CoC Review step and will have access to the CoC Consolidated Application later this year when the FY 2021 CoC Program Competition opens.

No CoCs requested High Performing Community (HPC) designation.

How to access the CoC Review step?

Collaborative Applicants can access e-snaps at https://esnaps.hud.gov to review HUD’s determination and either agree and submit, at which point the CoC registration is final, or disagree and submit, at which point the registration will be returned to HUD for one final review and then returned to the Collaborative Applicant for final approval.


CoC Review Step Instructions

All Collaborative Applicants are advised to review the CoC Review step.

Step 1 – Log in to e-snaps and review the following:

  • Collaborative Applicant designation as “CA” for Collaborative Applicant or “UFA” for Unified Funding Agency.
    • Select “Yes” or “No” to indicate agreement/disagreement with HUD determination.
    • If you select “No” you must enter a comment stating the reason you disagree with HUD’s determination.
  • CoC claimed geography to ensure that all geographic codes located within the CoC’s geographic area have been claimed and any changes that may have been made by HUD after consultation with the CoC’s Collaborative Applicant are accurate.
    • Select “Yes” or “No” to indicate agreement/disagreement with geographic codes.
    • If you select “No” you must enter a comment stating the reason you disagree and the issue regarding the geographic code(s).
  • Submit your CoC Review step.
    • If you agree with the Collaborative Applicant designation and geographic code(s) listed, your registration is final. You will have access to the CoC Consolidated Application once it is available later this year.
    • If you disagree with the Collaborative Applicant designation and/or the geographic code(s) listed, once you submit the registrations forms will be returned to HUD for one final review.

Step 2 – Only for Collaborative Applicants that disagree with either item (Collaborative Applicant designation and/or geographic code(s)) in Step 1.

  • HUD will review one final time and consider the Collaborative Applicant’s proposed changes.
  • HUD will notify you via e-mail that a final determination has been made. You must log into e-snaps to access the CoC Review HUD Final Decision step and select “Submit.”
  • If you agree in this step and submit approval in e-snaps, HUD will provide access to the CoC Consolidated Application when the FY 2021 CoC Program Competition opens later this year.
  • If you disagree in this step, the e-snaps system will generate a rejection letter and you will not have access to the CoC Consolidated Application when the FY 2021 CoC Program Competition opens later this year.

Collaborative Applicants only have one opportunity to dispute HUD’s determination.


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