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Save the Date October 8+9, 2014

We just received confirmation that the COC Program FY2013 Start Up Conference will be held on Wednesday October 8 and Thursday morning October 9, 2014. This day and ½ training session will be delivered by a HUD TA provider from The Cloudburst Group, Sharon Price, at the Columbia Gateway Bldg. (Room 5) located at 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, MD 21046. Registration will commence in a couple of weeks through Cloudburst Group. Ann M. Schenning Senior CPD Representative U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 10 South Howard Street Baltimore, MD 21201

SNAPS In Focus: Rapid Re-Housing As a Model and Best Practice

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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . SNAPS In Focus: Rapid Re-Housing As a Model and Best Practice Welcome to the next SNAPS In Focus message. Last week, I focused on Housing First as a best practice housing model. This week, I’m going to discuss rapid re-housing (RRH)—which follows Housing First principles—as a model and best practice. Although RRH programs have been used in some communities for many years, they have only recently started to be widely adopted. Evidence of their impact is growing, and HUD is encouraging CoCs to significantly expand RRH, particularly for families with children. T

Final Day to Complete the FY 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Registration Submission!

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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Final Day to Complete the FY 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Registration Submission! Submission Deadline: TODAY, August 6, 2014 at 7:59:59 PM EDT As of Today, 2:00 p.m., August 6, 2014, 354 Collaborative Applicants have submitted the CoC registration . 4 CoCs HAVE NOT gone into e-snaps to begin the Registration process 1 CoC has registered for the Funding Opportunity, but HAS NOT started filling out the Registration forms. 52 CoCs are “In Progress,” meaning they are in the process of completing the Registration forms in e-snaps .

Reminder: eCon Planning Suite 2014 - State Grantees Live Online Training on August 14 & 28

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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Reminder: eCon Planning Suite 2014 - State Grantees Live Online Training on August 14 & 28 Registration closes Friday August 8, 2014 at 1:59PM EST. These U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sponsored two-day eCon Planning Suite Live Online trainings will focus on how to complete the Consolidated Plan in IDIS Online Each training will be conducted in two sessions from  12:00 PM EDT to 4:30 PM EDT . There will be a 30 minute break during each session. Participants must attend both sessions. August 14 & 28, 2014

Final Day to Complete the FY 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Registration Submission!

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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Final Day to Complete the FY 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Registration Submission! Submission Deadline: TODAY, August 6, 2014 at 7:59:59 PM EDT As of Today, 8:00 a.m., August 6, 2014, 266 Collaborative Applicants have submitted the CoC registration . 33 CoCs HAVE NOT gone into e-snaps to begin the Registration process 6 CoCs have registered for the Funding Opportunity, but HAVE NOT started filling out the Registration forms. 106 CoCs are “In Progress,” meaning they are in the process of completing the Registration forms in e-snaps .

Only 2 Days Left until the FY 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Registration Submission Deadline!

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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Only 2 Days Left until the FY 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Registration Submission Deadline! Submission Deadline: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 7:59:59 PM EDT As of Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. ET, August 5, 2014, 221 Collaborative Applicants have submitted the CoC registration . 51 CoCs HAVE NOT gone into e-snaps to begin the Registration process 9 CoCs have registered for the Funding Opportunity, but HAVE NOT started filling out the Registration forms. 129 CoCs are “In Progress,” meaning they are in the process of completing the Regi

Reminder: Eminent Domain Statutory Prohibition Remains in Effect

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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Reminder: Eminent Domain Statutory Prohibition Remains in Effect Grantees should remember that the prohibition on the use of CDBG funds in conjunction with eminent domain remains in place. This prohibition is not in the Housing and Community Development Act, but is contained in each year’s HUD Appropriations Act. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (as signed by the President on Jan. 17, 2014) extended the existing eminent domain prohibition: SEC. 407. No funds in this Act may be used to support any Federal, State, or local projects that seek to use the

2014 National Conference Coverage; Workshop Materials Coming Soon

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August 5, 2014      ISSUES   |   POLICY   |   SOLUTIONS   |   NEWS & EVENTS Forward Editor: Emanuel Cavallaro Spotlight On... 2014 National Conference Coverage; Workshop Materials Coming Soon The Alliance would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary JuliĆ”n Castro, and all other speakers, volunteers, and staff who worked so hard to make last week's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness the Alliance's most successful conference ever. We are currently working on making the videos of all plenary speakers' remarks available for viewing online, including those by Becky Kanis Margiotta of the 100,000 Homes Campaign , John Ashmen of the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions , and Mitchell Katz of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services . While those

Reminder: August 16 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan Submission Deadline Approaches

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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Reminder: August 16 Consolidated Plan/Action Plan Submission Deadline Approaches In order for a grantee to receive its annual CDBG allocation, HUD regulations at 24 CFR 91.115(a)(2) requires that a grantee submit its Action Plans to HUD no earlier than November 15 or later than August 16 of the federal fiscal year for which the grant funds are appropriated. The authority for these deadlines is Section 116(b) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. Since the deadlines are established pursuant to the Act, they may not be waived. A grant