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Continuum of Care Program

The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.

Continuum of Care Grant and Prospective Applicants

THN serves as the “Collaborative Applicant” for the TX BoS CoC and leads the HUD CoC Grant process. THN provides technical assistance and guidance to agencies and communities applying for funding to create new housing and service programs. Applicants must submit proposals through THN in the annual CoC Program competition. This Prezi is a great overview of HUD’s CoC program.

Competition Application Materials

FY 2017 TX BoS CoC Application
FY 2017 TX BoS CoC Priority Listing

FY 2017 TX BoS CoC Project Ranking
2017 TX BoS CoC Competition Webinar Slides
2017 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
TX BoS CoC Request for Proposals (RFP)-Posted 8/7/2017
2017 TX BoS CoC New/Expansion Project Application- UPDATED 8/14/2017
2017 TX BoS CoC Renewal Project Application- UPDATED 8/14/2017
FY 2017 TX BoS CoC Review, Score, and Ranking Procedures and Reallocation Process
2017 TX BoS CoC 2017 Grant Inventory Worksheet (GIW)
2017 Proposed Performance Measures Form
2017 TX BoS CoC Housing First Narrative and Fidelity Assessment
2017 TX BoS CoC Milestones Form- for First Time Renewals Only
2017 Self-Threshold Review Tool for Renewal/Expansion Projects
2017 Self-Threshold Review Tool for New Projects

Visit the Archives page to view prior TX BoS CoC Program Grant Materials.

CoC General Resources

CoC Governance Charter
CoC Policies and Procedures
CoC Written Standards

CoC Program Recipient Resources

HUD CoC Start-Up Training Materials- 9/20/2016
1 Welcome and Introductions and Agenda 
2 Eligible Participants
3 Eligible Costs
4 Eligible Costs Leasing
5 Eligible Costs – Rental Assistance and RRH
6 Matching Requirements
7 Financial Management
8 TICH Overview and Role
9 Grant and Project Changes
10 Recordkeeping Requirements
11 Reporting
12 Monitoring and Technical Assistance
13 Conflict of Interest
14 General Operations – Termination – Other
15 Closing Remarks