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Latest Questions

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

February 21, 2019 |

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 |

Question: Hello! We are curious if any CoCs are currently using the bed management system in Clarity HMIS? If so, we would like to reach out to you to discuss. Thank you!

November 21, 2018 |

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The Southern California Continuums of Care Alliance website:

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    • posting comments;

    • asking questions;

    • providing answers;

    • advertising job opportunities and internships;

    • conducting polls and surveys among Alliance members;

    • announcing special projects and events;

  • Provides access to various Alliance documents and publications that include Continuum of Care Program applications, homeless count and survey reports, homelessness plans, governance charters, and other timely documents that help advance effective policies and practices;

  • Shares current information to help local stakeholders and decision-makers shape policies to prevent and end homelessness;

  • Encourages other continuums of care to interact with Alliance members and share information;

  • Solicits the support of a wide-range of public and private partners that can help shape local policies, programs, and projects.