The FY 2017 Continuum of Care Program Competition is Now Open

On July 14, HUD announced the publication of the FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), making available approximately $2 billion in FY 2017 for the CoC Program. The CoC Program is a HUD administered program designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goals of ending homelessness and provides funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house individuals and families experiencing homelessness. As of July 18, the FY 2017 CoC Consolidated Application and project applications are available in e-snaps.

The submission deadline is Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM EDT.

Listed below are a number of highlights and special considerations for the FY 2017 competition. More information can be found on HUD’s FY 2017 CoC Program Competition: Funding Availability Page.  Continue reading

HUD Provides Information on 2016 Executive Compensation Collection

On July 18, HUD sent an email to PHA Executive Directors informing them that the web application for the on-line collection of Calendar Year 2016 Executive Compensation data will be available Monday, July 24, through Friday, August 11, 2017. HUD also issued Notice PIH-2017-11 providing additional information on CY 2016 executive compensation reporting.

HUD has changed the log-in process from prior years. To enter data, PHAs will have to login to HUD’s Secure Systems, then open the application link in a new Internet Explorer tab or window and login using the same password used for HUD’s Secure Systems.

The link will be active Monday, July 24, through Friday, August 11, 2017.

Questions? Contact Ken Peterson at 702-236-9112, Deborah Fox at 404-229-8952, Eric Willis at 202-475-8822, or email PHACompensation@HUD.gov.

HUD Announces FUP-FSS Webinar

HUD announced a webinar provided by CSH for PHAs (and partners) that are implementing the FUP-FSS demonstration in their community on July 31 from 3:30 – 5 PM EST. The webinar is directed to PHAs that have already been approved to implement a FUP-FSS demonstration, but other PHAs with an FSS program are also welcome to register. During the webinar, two demonstration sites will review how they have implemented their employment and savings incentive program and will highlight their selection procedures, coaching and service strategy, and how youth are leveraging the program to advance their life goals.

If interested in attending, HUD requests that all participants complete a pre-test survey before the webinar.

Register here.