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FY 2015 CoC Program Registration: CoC Review Step in e-snaps is Now Open

This message only applies to Continuums of Care (CoCs) and their Collaborative Applicants who submitted a FY 2015 CoC Program Registration to HUD.

HUD is completing its review of each CoC’s registration for the FY 2015 CoC Program Competition in e-snaps. Over the next several days, Collaborative Applicants must go back into e-snaps to review HUD’s determination. The deadline for review is Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by 5:00 PM, your local time. Collaborative Applicants must log back into e-snaps and go to “CoC Review” step on the “Submission” page to access HUD’s assessment.

The e-snaps instructional guide, CoC Program Registration Instructional Guide: CoC Registration and CoC Review, includes step-by-step instructions for completing the CoC Review process in e-snaps beginning on page 61.
All Collaborative Applicants should review the following:

  1. CoC Claimed Geography – ensure that all of the geo codes located within the CoC’s geographic area have been claimed and if any changes were made by HUD after consultation with the CoC’s Collaborative Applicant, that the changes are accurate.
     
  2. Preliminary Pro Rata Need (PPRN) – the amount is based on the geographic area(s) selected.
     
  3. Annual Renewal Demand (ARD) – in some cases the ARD amount may have been changed by HUD. If this is the case, and you have NOT received a copy of your HUD-approved Grant Inventory Worksheet (GIW) to review, please contact your local HUD field office immediately.
     
  4. Merger Status – for those CoCs that merged, review and confirm the information approved by HUD is correct.
     
  5. CoC Planning – this amount may have changed if the CoC was in ARD status and the ARD amount changed. Remember, the CoC planning amount is determined by the CoC’s PPRN or ARD, whichever is higher and is calculated at 3 percent or $1,250,000, whichever is less.

If the CoC disputes any part of the CoC Review, HUD will review one last time and consider the CoC's proposed changes. HUD will then notify the Collaborative Applicant via e-mail that a final determination has been made. The Collaborative Applicant will then go back into e-snaps to access the CoC Review step again and select “Submit”. All disputes must be resolved and approved by Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by 5:00 pm, your local time. A Collaborative Applicant has only one opportunity to dispute. If the Collaborative Applicant disagrees with HUD’s assessment the second time, they will receive a final rejection notice and will not have access to the FY 2015 CoC Consolidated Application.

Confirm Information in Applicant Profile

Prior to the opening of the FY 2015 CoC Program Competition, Collaborative Applicants need to review their CoC Applicant Profile in e-snaps to confirm the following:

  1. Collaborative Applicant Name in the CoC Applicant Profile matches the Collaborative Applicant Name listed on the CoC Registration and the Grant Inventory Worksheet.
     
  2. The Primary Contact and/or Alternate Contact listed are associated with the Collaborative Applicant Name listed – at least one of the names must match and both persons must be authorized by the CoC and Collaborative Applicant to submit the CoC Consolidated Application (i.e., CoC Application, CoC Project Listing, and Project Applications) and are authorized to enter into a written agreement with HUD.
     
  3. The Collaborative Applicant is a legal entity; non-profit, State, instrumentality of local government, or Public Housing Agency. These are the only entities who are authorized to submit the CoC Consolidated Application. Additionally, the proper legal document must be attached; therefore, if the Collaborative Applicant is a non-profit, a copy of the non-profit documentation (e.g., copy of the 501(c)(3)) must be attached.

The Updating the Applicant Profile Resource includes step-by-step instructions for updating the Applicant Profile in e-snaps.

Any Collaborative Applicant that fails to submit its final CoC Registration by 5:00 PM, your local time on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, will not be able to apply for funds in the FY 2015 CoC Program Competition. Only CoCs that successfully submitted the final CoC review to HUD will be able to access the FY 2015 CoC Consolidated Application. Consequently, the CoC will be unable to apply for funds.

Questions?

If you have questions pertaining to e-snaps technical issues or CoC Review, please submit your questions to the e-snaps Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. To submit a question to the e-snaps AAQ portal, select “e-snaps” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.

If you have questions related to the CoC Program Interim Rule or a policy related question, please submit your questions to the CoC Program Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. To submit a question to the CoC Program AAQ portal, select “CoC Program” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.

 
            
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