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Using IDIS for HTF

These training videos provide IDIS instruction for HTF program administration.

These self-paced video-based modules guide HTF grantees through various IDIS functions including:

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


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.

Module 3


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.


Housing Trust Fund

The purpose of the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) is to provide grants to states to produce and preserve affordable housing for extremely low- and very low-income households.

Learn More About HTF

Coming Soon

An additional module on how to use Reports to administer your HTF Program will be added in the near future.