DRGR Guides, Tools, and Webinars

Disaster Recovery Grant Reporting System (DRGR) guides, tools, webinars, and other resources are provided to assist Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grantees, technical assistance providers, and field office representatives in designing, implementing, and maintaining DRGR.

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DRGR Log-In

DRGR Help Desk: Since DRGR is one of HUD's single sign-on systems, DRGR users having difficulty accessing DRGR because of login ID or password problems, experiencing problems working with any modules or screens in DRGR, or requiring a session reset due to multiple failed login attempts must submit their issue to Ask A Question. Users can also search the NSP FAQs and DRGR FAQs to see if their DRGR related questions have already been answered.

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DRGR User Manual

DRGR User Manual (Entire Document)

The primary purpose of this user manual is to provide DRGR users with a step-by-step guide on how to navigate the DRGR System and properly utilize the different components of the DRGR System.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 1: Introduction and Getting Started

This section contains a general overview and technical aspects of the DRGR System, points of contact, available resources, and references.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 2: Home Screen

This section contains information about Managing Flags, My Task Items, and News/Updates.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 3: Administration

This section contains procedures for adding/editing User Accounts, Sub-Grantees, and Monitoring/Audit/TA Events.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 4: Action Plan

This section contains procedures for adding/editing Action Plans, Projects, Activities, and Responsible Organizations.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 5: Drawdown

This section contains procedures for adding/editing Obligations, Drawdowns, and Program Income.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 6: Quarterly Performance Report

This section contains procedures for adding, editing and submitting Quarterly Performance Reports (QPRs).

Date Published: August 2017

Section 7: Reports

This section contains information about navigating and utilizing MicroStrategy DRGR reports.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 8: HQ and Super Users (Reserved)

This section contains information on HUD HQ Admin and HUD HQ Super User functions.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 9: Data Uploads

This section describes how to upload various data elements into DRGR.

Date Published: August 2017

Section 10: Public Data Portal

This section contains information on the DRGR Public Data Portal, and the various DRGR reports and information available to the public.

Date Published: August 2017

Factsheets, Tips, and Tools

 

Factsheets

DRGR Release Fact Sheets

The DRGR system is regularly updated to add new features and correct existing defects. This page is a summary of the latest DRGR releases and accompanying Fact Sheets.

Tips

DRGR Math Rules

This document provides guidance on DRGR math rules for NSP showing how amounts within different modules cannot be greater than others.

Date Published: March 2012

DRGR Roles and Responsibilities

This matrix describes NSP DRGR HUD User and Grantee User roles and specific responsibilities. 

Date Published: March 2012

DRGR Field Office User Reports

This documents provides a list of NSP reports accessible to the Field Office users from the DRGR Reports Module

Date Published: March 2012

DRGR Grantee User Reports

This documents provides a list of NSP reports accessible to grantees from the DRGR Reports Module

Date Published: March 2012

Tools

DRGR Data Upload Templates

These templates are intended for grantees to use to upload data in DRGR.

Date Published: August 2014

DRGR Quarterly Performance Report Checklist - NSP1

This document is intended for NSP1 grantees or CPD Representatives seeking a checklist to use when reviewing NSP1 QPRs.

Date Published: November 2009

DRGR Quarterly Performance Report Checklist - NSP2

This document is intended for NSP2 grantees and CPD representatives seeking a checklist to use when reviewing NSP2 QPRs.

Date Published: June 2010

Action Plan Review Checklist - NSP3

This checklist is intended for NSP3 grantees and HUD staff. HUD Headquarters utilizes this tool to assist Field Office staff in reviewing Action Plan submissions.

Date Published: October 2011

Webinars, Demonstration Videos, and Training Material

 

Webinars and Demonstration Videos

Preparing QPRs for NSP Closeout Webinar

This webinar focuses on grantee QPRs and preparing for final QPR submission to HUD, and also reviews common DRGR questions and provide answers.

Date Published: May 2014

NSP DRGR Review Q&A Webinar

This webinar focuses on completing draws and expenditures, reviews common DRGR questions, and provides answers. Time is allotted for an open forum Q&A.

Date Published: February 2014

DRGR Release 7.7 and Recent Updates for NSP Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of DRGR Release 7.7 and recent updates. This webinar focuses on key enhancements and changes included in this release such as new functions for long-term reporting, the ability to edit and add to addresses, and new data upload functions for setting up vouchers and creating QPRs. Upcoming changes in Release 7.8 are also previewed during this webinar. Time is allotted for Q&A.

Date Published: November 2013

NSP DRGR Cleanup and Closeout Webinar

This webinar is intended for NSP1, NSP2, and NSP3 grantees to learn about intermediate functions in DRGR, which includes preparing for Closeout in the system.

Date Published: June 2013

NSP Expenditures, DRGR, and QPRs Webinar

This webinar discusses how to report expenditures, accomplishments, program income, and other funds in DRGR. Following the presentation, time is allowed for any questions grantees may have regarding this or other DRGR topics.

Date Published: January 2013

NSP Open Forum Q&A with HUD and DRGR Experts Webinar

This webinar is intended for NSP grantees to answer DRGR questions and solve problems through discussion with at least two DRGR experts and Department of Housing and Urban Development Headquarters staff. This webinar is one in a series of webinars and open forum question and answer sessions that gives NSP grantees and all NSP affiliates the opportunity to ask questions about DRGR as well as NSP rules, regulations, or any other current issues of interest.

Date Published: October 2012

DRGR Q&A NSP Webinar

This webinar describes enhanced features and common DRGR issues encountered by NSP grantees. An open forum Q&A follows the overview, giving grantees and their partners the opportunity to ask questions related to DRGR.

Date Published: March 2012

DRGR Reports Module (MicroStrategy) NSP Webinar

This webinar provides an overview for NSP grantee on how to navigate and access MicroStrategy reports, why reports are useful for grantees, and how to use this data to troubleshoot problems such as correcting performance measures and demonstrating compliance with NSP regulations.

Date Published: March 2012

DRGR Reports Module Demonstration Video Links

These videos provide an instructional demonstration for NSP grantee on how to properly take actions in DRGR such as page by, sort descending for program income, view grid and graph, and move to columns.

Date Published: March 2012

DRGR Updates NSP Webinar

This webinar describes major new features in Release 7.3 deployed in early December 2011 that are relevant for NSP grantees.

Date Published: December 2011

Greatest Hits of DRGR NSP Webinar

This webinar describes common problems encountered by NSP grantees when using DRGR and devotes a substantial amount of time for question and answer.

Date Published: July 2011

DRGR: Troubleshooting Problems Using the Reports Module NSP Webinar

The webinar focuses on the usability and functionality of the Reports Modules in DRGR, the effective use of the Reports module to troubleshooting key challenges in DRGR for grantees, and the solutions to overcome these challenges.

Date Published: March 2011

Intermediate DRGR NSP Webinar

This webinar describes reporting in DRGR, DRGR usability and functions including voucher revisions and performance measures, and solutions to overcoming DRGR challenges and common errors.

Date Published: March 2011

Beginner DRGR NSP Webinar

This webinar describes how NSP grantee should enter information into DRGR, what information to report, and DRGR functions and usability.

Date Published: March 2011

NSP2 Reporting Webinar

This webinar provides information on Federalreporting.gov, RAMPS, and DRGR reporting requirements for NSP2 grantees.

Date Published: April 2010

Training Material

DRGR Classroom Training for NSP Users - Slides

These slides are from the "DRGR Training for NSP Users" training. Day 1 of the training provides an overview of the system and a detailed review of DRGR modules (Action Plans & Drawdown) and processes. Day 2 of the training provides a detailed review of DRGR modules (Admin, QPR, Reports) and processes, how to tell your NSP story in DRGR, and common issues/troubleshooting.

Date Published: June 2015

DRGR Training for NSP Users Supporting Material - Case Studies

These case studies test a DRGR user's knowledge of how to accomplish common DRGR tasks.

Date Published: July 2012

DRGR Training for NSP Users Supporting Material - Mock 2011 Substantial Amendment

This document should be used with the DRGR Case Studies.

Date Published: October 2011