CoC Program Toolkit - Determining and Documenting Homelessness

Resources define the homeless and at-risk of homelessness statuses and provide guidance to help recipients and subrecipients understand and administer their programs in compliance with regulations

Virtual Binders

CoC and ESG Virtual Binders cover foundational topics from the CoC and ESG programs, with the goal to transfer basic knowledge to grantees in order to more successfully administer their projects.

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Recording and Documenting Homeless Status

This online training module is intended to help staff understand HUD requirements for documenting the homeless status of households seeking assistance in projects funded through the Continuum of Care (CoC) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Programs.

Date Published: October 2018

Resources for Chronic Homelessness

This subpopulation page provides a collection of resources related to chronic homelessness, including information about the final rule on the definition of "Chronically Homeless" and Opening Doors: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

Criteria and Recordkeeping Requirements for Definition of Homelessness

This two-page document provides a high-level overview of the homeless definition by outlining the criteria for defining homelessness and the recordkeeping requirements based on four categories under which individuals and families may qualify as homeless.

Date Published: January 2012