Latest CoC Questions

Question: Do other CoCs provide public comment/input on the Housing Elements for cities within their jurisdictions? Why or why not?

March 21, 2023 |

Question: Are communities still operating Project Roomkey? If so , is Project Roomkey providing temporary isolation shelter for COVID-19 positive/symptomatic? Or also for highly vulnerable folks due to age and/or underlying condition? If communities are no longer operating Project Roomkey, when did you stop operations? Thank you!

January 30, 2023 |

Question: We are currently exploring improvements to our CoC NOFO local competition Request for Proposal process (for new CoC/DV Bonus funding). We are curious to learn what other CoCs do prior to HUD releasing the annual NOFO – i.e., how much of the local competition can be completed prior to the NOFO release. If you have lessons learned, we would appreciate a conversation to help us improve our process for 2023.

December 13, 2022 |

What are other CoC’s doing to protecting client data for individuals who are fleeing domestic violence?

September 19, 2022 |

Question: How are you compensating people with lived expertise of homelessness for participation in planning groups and evaluation panels? What rate are you using? What funding source? Do you pay by check or gift card? What have you done to keep it low barrier (i.e. get around SAM clearance or local insurance requirements)?

August 15, 2022 |

Question: Hello! Curious to hear if any other CoCs have had experiences with lived expertise advocates, who receive compensation for their services, have seen any of their benefits reduced due to such compensation? We have been experiencing it here in the LA CoC, which works almost as a disincentive for these advocates to provide their services. Thank you!

August 18, 2021 |

Question: How is your CoC meeting the new HMIS requirements for Coordinated Entry which go into effect October 1? Are you creating a new CES program or are you embedding the CE data elements into existing programs? If you have already updated your HMIS to meet the new requirement, please share what your experience has been and any recommendations you have. Thanks!

September 11, 2020 |

Question: Greetings, Working on the first CESH program request for funding. Has anyone found any additional details on the 40% cap on operating support budget line and 40% cap on CESH allocation annually. CESH statues is vague, are there other resources to explain theses caps further? how did you set up the sub-recipients in light of the caps?

August 5, 2020 |

Question: As the Safer-at-Home order slowly eases up and we transition to a new normal, we want to be ready to advise our Sub-recipients on how best to provide direct services to clients as they reintegrate to the workforce. Have any of your CoC’s developed written guidelines/protocol for this?

May 11, 2020 |

Question: Do any of you have a sample RFP for a homeless day-services/drop in center you would be willing to share with me?

May 6, 2020 |