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HUD & Federal Shutdown - Posted January 23, 2019

The NYC CCoC is concerned about the impact of the federal shutdown and the limited access to HUD Funded services. Due to the lapse in Congressional Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019, the FHPR team produced a presentation that was shared at the January Community meeting which provides links to available NYC resources. Please click on to the following to view the full presentation.

HUD & Federal Shutdown - Presentation (PDF)

Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019
(En espaņol) - Posted October 11, 2018

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced today. The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 62 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2019. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 31, 2018. (Note: some people receive both Social Security and SSI benefits). The Social Security Act provides for how the COLA is calculated. To read more, please visit Information about Medicare changes for 2019, when announced, will be available at

Please see following links for the fact sheets showing the effect of various automatic adjustments:
Fact Sheet for COLA
Fact Sheet for COLA En espaņol

HUD SAGE, Reporting, and HMIS Announcments - Updated Sept. 27, 2018

Sage Announcements
HUD has announced a Sage APR programming change effective 10/1/2018. If you upload your CSV APR report into Sage on or before 9/30/2018, you must upload the version that is currently available in Awards. If you upload your CSV APR report on 10/1/2018 or later, you must upload a new version which will be available in Awards in October.

HMIS Data Standards Changes
HUD has released updated HMIS Data Standards materials, including HMIS Data Standards Dictionary Version 1.3, an accompanying HMIS Data Standard Manual, and an updated HMIS CSV specifications document. These materials can be found at the HUD exchange website (direct link to documents page), version 1.3 is nearly identical to 2017 data standards.

HMIS Document Updates
The HMIS documents page has been revised with new files, including copies of the 2018 HMIS Data Standards, Data Dictionary, and Manuals. Please visit the page via the link in this paragraph or use the navigation on the left HMIS > Documents and Links to review the new documents.

***NOFA 2018 Collaborative Application (PDF)*** - Posted September 14, 2018

2018 HUD NOFA Collaborative Applicant List - Updated September 14, 2018

All new and/or renewal project(s) to be submitted as a part of the 2018 HUD NOFA collaborative application are listed in the FY2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Priority Listing document in their ranked order. The Priority Listing was determined and adopted by the NYC CCoC appointed Independent Review Team (IRT).

Equal Access and Educational Rights - Updated October 10, 2018

NYC CoC HUD Equal Access Overview Training (PDF)
NYC CoC Educational Responsibilities - ESSA (PDF)
VAWA - NYC CoC Emergency Transfer Plan (PDF)
Addemdum to the NYC CoC LGBTQI Policy (PDF)

HMIS Training - Updated August 15, 2018

NYC CCoC is pleased to announce HMIS training hosted by Foothold Technology. This is a mandatory training for CoC-funded agencies that will be held on September 12th through the 28th.

HMIS NYC CoC Training for AWARDS Users- The training will be geared towards Program Directors and Senior Case Managers for projects supported by the NYC CCoC who use AWARDS as their primary data entry system.

HMIS NYC CoC Training for Non-AWARDS Users - This training is for users who import data manually from other non-AWARDS systems into the HMIS data warehouse.

For more information on the training sessions, please contact Roxanna Deleon by August 24th.

The 2018 NOFA Competition is Now Open - Updated June 20, 2018

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 8:00 PM

The 2018 NOFA competition opened on June 20th, 2018. The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition has been posted to the HUD Exchange website. Please visit our NOFA 2018 webpage and the HUD Exchange Website for more detailed information.

Request for Proposals for New Housing Projects (PSH, RRH, & Joint TH/RRH) - Updated June 20, 2018

The NYC Coalition on the Continuum of Care (CCoC) is seeking applications for new permanent supportive housing and rapid re-housing projects to be included in our 2018 NOFA application for HUD Continuum of Care funds. 


All applications for New Projects are due by close-of-business on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 and should be sent to

RFP for New Housing Projects (PSH, RRH, & Joint TH/RRH) (Word)

New Project 2018 FAQ (PDF) Updated June 11, 2018

The 2018 NYC Coordinated Assessment and Placement System (CAPS) Policy & Procedure Manual - Posted January 26, 2018


2018 NYC CAPS Policy & Procedure Manual (PDF)

CAPS Webinar link


For more information on the criteria used to determine vulnerability in the Standardized Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) please see the Fact Sheet. - Posted April 19, 2018

SVA Criteria Fact Sheet (PDF)


This PowerPoint provides more detail and training on how to complete the supportive housing application properly to get the appropriate SVA determination - Posted April 19, 2018

SVA Training (PDF)


For more information on the populations served, eligibility requirements and Placement Entities in NY/NY III. - Posted April 19, 2018

NY/NY III Populations and Placement Entities (PDF)

Letters of Support
Inter-Agency Services and Operating Funding Opportunity

Resource Material
2018 ESSHI Letter of Support Request Form (PDF)
Letter of Support Request Form (PDF)
2007-2016 HIC Counts by CoC (XLS)
HUD CoC Homeless Assistance Programs
Homeless Populations and Subpopulations Report

NYC CCoC DHS Liaison List
In order to facilitate and assist providers in addressing NYC CCoC requirements, policies and procedures such as the NOFA and Evaluation processes, going forward DHS has divided the provider list between Merih Anil and Aleida Valentin as follows:

The listing by agency is available on the Contact Information page. Please make sure that you use this list when contacting Merih Anil or Aleida Valentin for information, assistance or questions.

For information regarding HMIS please email Stacie Carr, Michael Brydges or Roxanna Deleon.

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