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Resources by Audience: New/Prospective Grantee

Aside from acquiring a basic understanding of HUD funding sources, new and prospective grantees need to understand their responsibilities for monitoring program progress and program compliance, as well as their reporting responsibilities. The resources below may be useful for introducing new and prospective grantees to these and many other issues.

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Topics for New/Prospective Grantee

Accessing Mainstream Housing Definition
Accessing Mainstream Services and Supports Definition
Continuums of Care (CoC) Definition
Homeless Facts and Figures Definition
Homelessness Prevention Definition
Housing Operations Definition
Housing Project Development Definition
HUD Grant Administration Definition
Organizational Capacity Building Definition
Performance Measurement Definition
Program Design Definition
Serving Homeless Families Definition
Serving Persons with HIV/AIDS Definition
General/Other


Accessing Mainstream Housing -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Housing Habitability Standards Inspection Checklist Oct 2009 The standards for housing unit inspections under HPRP are the housing habitability standards described in Appendix C of the HPRP Notice. HPRP program staff can conduct the in....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon HPRP Unit Inspection Requirements Oct 2009 The standards for housing unit inspections under the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) are the housing habitability standards, described in Appendix....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Homelessness Prevention/Rapid Re-Housing Housing Locator Program, Chicago, IL Aug 2009 This case study explores providing 1) rapid-rehousing placement services to families who reside in homeless shelters, and 2) relocation services to families who are at imminen....  More
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Accessing Mainstream Services and Supports -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Strategies for Improving Homeless People's Access to Mainstream Benefits and Services Mar 2010 This study examines how seven communities sought to improve homeless people's access to mainstream services following the shift away from funding services through the Supporti....  More
HUD icon Rural CoC Guidebook Jun 2009 This guidebook is designed for providers in rural communities who are interested in forming a new CoC or joining or improving an existing one. It shares tools, ideas, and stra....  More
HUD icon Matrix of Programs Funded under ARRA Mar 2009 This matrix provides a summary of all programs funded under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. HPRP grantees should review this list to identify additional programs an....  More
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Continuums of Care (CoC) -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Continuum of Care 101 Jun 2009 This guidebook provides an overview of the CoC homeless assistance system. It covers what a CoC is, why it is important, and how a system is organized and includes program res....  More
HUD icon Rural CoC Guidebook Jun 2009 This guidebook is designed for providers in rural communities who are interested in forming a new CoC or joining or improving an existing one. It shares tools, ideas, and stra....  More
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Homeless Facts and Figures -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) 101 Presentation Slides Oct 2010 This presentation is intended for grantees seeking general information and guidance on how to complete the AHAR. It provides information about HMIS/AHAR reporting requirements....  More
HUD icon Introductory Guide to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) Oct 2010 This guide covers the criteria and reporting requirements for participating in the AHAR, the process for entering and submitting the AHAR data via HUD�s Homelessness Data Exch....  More
Other Federal icon Rural Homelessness: Better Collaboration by HHS and HUD Could Improve Delivery of Services in Rural Areas Jul 2010 This report provides information about rural homelessness issues, based in significant part on work in rural areas within six selected states. Specifically, the report address....  More
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Homelessness Prevention -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Strategies for Preventing Homelessness May 2005 This report describes the results of an exploratory study of six communities that have implemented effective and well-targeted community-wide homelessness prevention activitie....  More
Other Federal icon Rural Homelessness: Better Collaboration by HHS and HUD Could Improve Delivery of Services in Rural Areas Jul 2010 This report provides information about rural homelessness issues, based in significant part on work in rural areas within six selected states. Specifically, the report address....  More
HUD icon HPRP Area Median Income (AMI) Limits - Changes Between 2009 and 2010 Jun 2010 This table is intended for HPRP grantees seeking information on HPRP Area Median Income (AMI) limits. The table shows the change in the HPRP income limit (i.e., 50% AMI) for a....  More
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Housing Operations -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Supportive Housing Development and Management: Coordinating Property Management and Social Services in Supportive Housing (Curriculum and Handouts) Jan 2003 This six-hour training curriculum is intended for training supportive housing service providers about the relationship between property management and supportive services. It....  More
HUD icon Supportive Housing Development and Management: Financial Management and HUD Compliance (Curriculum and Handouts) Jan 2003 This six-hour training curriculum is intended for those training nonprofit program staff and financial managers in financial management and supportive-housing project operatio....  More
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Housing Project Development -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon Supportive Housing Development and Management: Financial Management and HUD Compliance (Curriculum and Handouts) Jan 2003 This six-hour training curriculum is intended for those training nonprofit program staff and financial managers in financial management and supportive-housing project operatio....  More
HUD icon Supportive Housing Development and Management: Introduction to Supportive Housing Development Jan 2003 This training series is intended for trainers with some experience in supportive-housing development, operation and services. It includes units on supportive-housing developme....  More
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HUD Grant Administration -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon HMIS.info HMIS.Info has been developed by HUD's National HMIS Technical Assistance Initiative as a central location for communities to obtain current information, publications, and HUD....  More
HUD icon e-snaps HPRP APR Guidebook Dec 2010 The e-snaps HPRP APR Guidebook is intended to assist with data entry into e-snaps for HPRP grants. It provides context about the APR, instructions for logging in and accessing....  More
HUD icon Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) 101 Presentation Slides Oct 2010 This presentation is intended for grantees seeking general information and guidance on how to complete the AHAR. It provides information about HMIS/AHAR reporting requirements....  More
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Organizational Capacity Building -- for New/Prospective Grantee
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Peer-to-Peer icon An Influenza Pandemic Planning Guide for Homeless and Housing Service Providers Dec 2006 This planning guide is intended for homeless and housing service providers seeking information about preparing for an influenza pandemic. It includes an overview of pandemic i....  More
HUD icon Supportive Housing Development and Management: Financial Management and HUD Compliance (Curriculum and Handouts) Jan 2003 This six-hour training curriculum is intended for those training nonprofit program staff and financial managers in financial management and supportive-housing project operatio....  More
HUD icon Supportive Housing Program (SHP) Self-Monitoring Tools Jan 2003 This tool is intended for Supportive Housing Program (SHP) sponsors and grantees seeking user-friendly forms to assess their project operations for compliance with HUD rules a....  More
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Performance Measurement -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon HMIS.info HMIS.Info has been developed by HUD's National HMIS Technical Assistance Initiative as a central location for communities to obtain current information, publications, and HUD....  More
HUD icon Using IDIS for HPRP Apr 2010 HUD has posted an updated version of "Using IDIS for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program." The updated instructions describe how the enhancements of the 1....  More
HUD icon Final HMIS Data Standards - March 2010 Mar 2010 This Notice revises the Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Data and Technical Standards Final Notice (69 FR 146, July 30, 2022). The Notice adds a new set of Progr....  More
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Program Design -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Housing Collaborative - Policies and Procedures Document Jan 2009 This manual serves as the policies and procedures document for the Family Housing Collaborative, a rapid rehousing program in Columbus, Ohio. It may serve as a useful example....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Family Housing Collaborative Evaluation Plan Dec 2008 This document outlines an evaluation plan for the Family Housing Collaborative Rapid Rehousing Program in Columbus, Ohio, and may serve as a model for communities implementing....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Rearranging the Deck Chairs or Reallocating the Lifeboats?: Homelessness Assistance and Its Alternatives Jan 2008 Problem: At present, homelessness in the United States is primarily addressed by providing emergency and transitional shelter facilities. These programs do not directly addres....  More
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Serving Homeless Families -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Rapid Re-Housing Community Shelter Board-Family Housing Collaborative (FHC), Columbus, Ohio Aug 2009 This case study explores the unique aspects of the FHC, which rapidly re-houses families and provides them with intensive case management services as soon as possible, typical....  More
Peer-to-Peer icon Community Spotlight: Rapid Re-Housing Rapid Exit Program, Hennepin County, MN Aug 2009 This case study explores Rapid-Exit, programs that offer rapid re-housing and supportive services to families who reside in homeless shelters of Hennepin County, MN. In genera....  More
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Serving Persons with HIV/AIDS -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon HOPWA Grantee Oversight Resource Guide (Updated August 2010) Aug 2010 The HOPWA Grantee Oversight Guide provides HOPWA formula and competitive grantees with detailed guidance in fulfilling HOPWA grants management responsibilities regarding the o....  More
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General/Other -- for New/Prospective Grantee
  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon e-snaps APR Help: Instructions for Adding/Deleting Users Oct 2010 This document is intended for CoC grantees required to complete an APR in e-snaps who would like to add a user (or users) to their e-snaps applicant profile so that additional.... More

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