HUD Grant Consolidation? Let Your RSA Know!

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During the HUD 2018 CoC Program Competition, grant recipients were given the option to consolidate up to four of their eligible renewal projects into one grant. If your agency took advantage of that option, please reach out to your Regional System Administrator directly as soon as possible to carry out some work needed in HMIS  … Read more

Known APR and CAPER Issues

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Attention CoC and ESG Grantees: There are several known issues with the APR and CAPER reports in ServicePoint that are preventing submissions in Sage.  WellSky, the ServicePoint software vendor, is aware of these issues and has been in communication with HUD. There is not currently a timeline for resolving these issues.  We are in contact  … Read more

New APR and CAPER Format

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As of Tuesday morning, the new CoC-APR 2018 and ESG CAPER (HDS V1.3) 2018 are available in ServicePoint. What do I need to know? The previous versions of the reports are still available. If you started an APR in Sage before 10/1/18, you need to submit using the previous format (CoC-APR). Primarily, changes were made  … Read more

Updated 2018 NOFA Resources

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We have posted updated versions of some of the 2018 NOFA resources on our website:  ICA Resources for Project Rating Ranking 2018 Returns to Homelessness Quick Guide 2018 v4

New APR Instructions

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We have created new instructions for pulling the Annual Performance Report (APR) from HMIS. While any projects can run an APR, it is only required for projects that receive Continuum of Care (CoC) money from HUD. You can also check out the recent webinar on the new APR. This webinar provides an overview of the  … Read more

New APR Visualization Tool

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On April 1st, HUD transitioned to a new version of the Annual Performance Report for projects funded through the CoC Program. Providers now submit their APRs to HUD through Sage. If you have downloaded this report, you know that it looks a bit different than the PDF or Excel file you used to manually enter  … Read more

APR Available in ServicePoint

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Mediware, the ServicePoint Software developer, released the new APR. The report is available for projects to run and is located under Reports – CoC APR. Mediware is in the process of resolving identified report bugs. Outstanding report issues are related to: Household counts Relationship to Head of Household data quality Chronic count  If you run  … Read more

New APR and Submission Portal, Sage

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Who Does This Affect? Any homeless project that receives HUD CoC funding. What? Beginning on April 1, 2017 grantees will no longer submit APRs in e-snaps and will begin using a new system called Sage. There is a new APR that will be available in ServicePoint by April 3, 2017; we will send an announcement when this  … Read more

How YOU Can Help Your CoC Score Sky High for Federal Funding!

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Starting November 5, your State System Administrator (Wilder Research) will be running reports for all your projects to prepare for your CoC’s NOFA Program Application to apply for HUD-CoC funding for your region. We will send the reports directly to your CoC Coordinator. The NOFA will be looking at all clients enrolled in your providers  … Read more

Federal Data Standards Changes Effective October 1, 2015

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Twice a year changes (big and small) occur to data standards that impact data collection and data entry. For Minnesota, these changes are effective July 1. For HUD (Federal), these changes are effective October 1. We have updated your Data Collection Forms to accommodate these changes effective today. Be sure to print new forms and discard  … Read more