HUD Releases New IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees

As a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grantee, whether you are a veteran user of the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS), or you are just learning how to add activities, report on accomplishments, or initiate financial transactions in IDIS, this series of training modules is for you! Follow along as IDIS expert users show you exactly how to navigate through screens, and enter your data correctly.
  • Review just those points where you need a refresher
  • See the progression of screens for adding activities or reporting accomplishments
  • Watch video FAQs
  • Check your knowledge with application questions
Begin your exploration of IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees
The first four modules in the series are available:
Introduction to IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees Introduction to IDIS Training for CDBG Grantees provides an overview of the IDIS Online system and why it is an essential tool for CDBG grant administration. It will also provide instruction on accessing the system.
Introduction to  Housing Activities Introduction to Housing Activities provides information on the eligible uses of CDBG for housing activities, the Low Mod Housing national objective, and common mistakes to avoid when reporting on housing activities.
Adding Housing Activities Adding Housing Activities provides step by step instruction on adding a new housing activity. Once you add an activity, you will be able to commit program funds to it, and use IDIS to draw funds from your grant allocation.
Reporting Housing Accomplishments Reporting Housing Accomplishments provides instruction on the data entry process of reporting accomplishment data for a housing activity. The reporting of accomplishments must be done at least on an annual basis. However, more frequent reporting is encouraged.
Coming soon: Modules addressing other CDBG national objectives – Low and Moderate Income Area Benefit, Limited Clientele, Job Creation or Retention, Prevention or Elimination of Slums or Blight and Urgent Need. An additional module will provide instruction on the financial functions of IDIS.
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