Latest CoC Questions

Question: Does your local VA staff participate in HMIS for HUD-VASH? If not, does your local housing authority assist with HMIS data entries? We have been advised by the VA to request CSV data files from the VASH team to upload into HMIS… Does anyone have experience with this process? We are trying to improve our HMIS utilization rate.

July 8, 2019 | 2

Question: Did you listen to the HUD/ TDA webcast on Joint Programs last week? If yes, did you download the slides? If yes, are you willing to share them? There were lots of questions in the ‘chat’ box which I think Laura (Austin Echo) copied.

June 25, 2019 | 0

Question: Do any communities have a website similar to LA’s HHH site (https://www.lamayor.org/HomelessnessTrackingHHH) where they are tracking progress in creating new housing units?

June 11, 2019 | 1

Question: Do any CoCs have specific strategies and guidance you can share for counting our unsheltered population in the 2020 Census? We were informed that Census staff will be assisting at specific service locations; however, we are concerned about counting those who are located in other areas, such as encampments, parks or vehicles.

June 11, 2019 | 1

Question: We are looking to connect with any other CoC’s that are structured similar to our county where you are the HUD grantee (CoC) and subcontract out to other agencies to provide CoC services. We are looking to find out how other CoC’s process their HUD CoC claims to see if we can streamline our process.

June 10, 2019 | 1

Question: How have other government entities addressed California Public Records Act request for the raw data related to the Point In Time Count process?

May 9, 2019 | 0

Question: With the decrease in FMR’s for 2018, what are your Leasing projects doing for those clients whose rents are at the top 2017 FMR rate? Moving the clients, finding other funding sources for the rent amount that is now over the 2018 FMR? Would like to know how your projects or Continuum is handling this.

May 2, 2019 | 2

Question: Hi, we are looking for information on the use of armories during winter and if any of the County CoCs have asked for extensions in this year or prior years?

April 9, 2019 | 1

Question: Searching for examples of MOUs between CoCs and government entities (serving as lead agency). Thank you for any input.

February 21, 2019 | 4

Question: Our Orange County Housing Authority has PSH programs in which they issue certificates for and we would like to know how other jurisdictions report their units vs. beds on the HIC for these PSH programs?

November 21, 2018 | 1