CoC Program Components and Eligible Costs

Resources provide an overview of the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program components, as well as target specific components, such as permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, supportive services only, rapid re-housing, and the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Resources also address eligible costs, including leasing and rental assistance.

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Overview of Program Components and Eligible Costs

Resources categorized under Overview of Program Components and Eligible Costs provide introductory, high-level information about each of the CoC Program’s eligible components and the associated eligible costs.

Overview of CoC Program Components and Eligible Costs Online Module

This online module provides recipients and subrecipients with an overview of the type of projects funded through the CoC Program and how funds can be used. The training enables users to identify: the five CoC Program components, eligible costs under each program component, and the specific area of regulations that pertain to each program component and cost.

Date Published: September 2013

Leasing and Rental Assistance

Resources categorized under Leasing and Rental Assistance provide information about topics such as transitioning from the legacy homeless programs to rental assistance under the new CoC Program, the advantages and disadvantages of leasing and rental assistance, how Fair Market Rents (FMRs) affect leasing and rental assistance differently, the differences between charging occupancy charges and rents, and lease and sublease examples.

CoC Program: Leasing Broadcast

This broadcast provides an overview of leasing under the CoC Program. The broadcast covers leasing and occupancy agreements, eligible leasing costs, and leasing requirements.

Date Published: September 2013

CoC Program: Rental Assistance Broadcast

This broadcast provides an overview of rental assistance under the CoC Program. The broadcast covers models of rental assistance, the leasing arrangements and requirements associated with each model, eligible costs, and additional program requirements.

Date Published: September 2013

Leasing and Rental Assistance Under the CoC Program Video

This video provides an overview of FMR for Rental Assistance and Leasing under the CoC Program. The video describes the role of FMR in rental assistance and leasing programs, including rent reasonableness.

Date Published: September 2013

CoC Program Regulations - Program Fees Video

This video provides an overview on program fees under the CoC Program.

Date Published: September 2013

Differences between Leasing and Rental Assistance Under the CoC Program Podcast

This podcast provides an overview of differences between Leasing and Rental Assistance under the CoC Program and discusses why a recipient may want to choose one approach over another.

Date Published: September 2013

Rapid Re-housing

Resources categorized under Rapid Re-Housing address the requirements for the rapid re-housing program component, including comparisons of the requirements under the CoC Program and the ESG Program.

Rapid Re-housing Design under the CoC Program Video

This video provides an overview of rapid re-housing, under the CoC Program. It describes key differences between rapid re-housing, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing.

Date Published: September 2013