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New IDIS Training Modules for HTF Grantees

March 02, 2021 Print ShareThis

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HUD is pleased to announce the launch of a new Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) training series for Housing Trust Fund (HTF) grantees! This new training provides IDIS instruction for HTF program administration.

  • New to administering HTF projects?
  • Not familiar with IDIS?
  • Experienced and wanting to improve your IDIS knowledge?

This training series is for you!

Available 24/7 on the HUD Exchange, these self-paced video-based modules guide HTF grantees through various IDIS functions including:

  • Setting up and funding activities
  • Disbursing funds
  • Completing activities

Get Started Today

Four modules are currently available:

Module 1: Introduction and Overview

HTF grantees can use IDIS to plan for how they would spend their HUD allocations, collect and report beneficiary data, and drawdown funds. This video helps users get started in IDIS and includes an introduction to the system; a brief demonstration of the basic functions in IDIS; and instructions on how to gain access, log in, and navigate within the system.

Module 2: Administration

HTF grantees can expend up to 10 percent of their annual allocation, and 10 percent of the program income they deposit in their HTF local account on administration costs related to their HTF program. This video demonstrates how to set up, fund, drawdown, and complete an HTF administration activity.

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Module 3: Subfunds and Subgrants

In this module, HTF grantees will learn about the different HTF fund types and subgranting. This video reviews subfunds and subgrants including when and how to subfund and subgrant HTF funds.

Module 4: Set Up, Fund, Draw, and Complete Activities

This module walks HTF grantees through the process of setting up, funding, drawing funds, and completing an HTF activity. HTF grantees must know these basic steps to ensure their activities are recorded correctly in IDIS.

Explore the Training Modules

Upcoming Modules

  • Using IDIS Reports to Administer the HTF Program

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