Most changes take effect in the NOFA released in Fall 2011
Some changes implemented over several years
Regulations in May 2010 … Summer … Fall … Soon
Public comment period! Plan to Comment!
Changes to the ESG (Formula) Program Old Emergency Shelter Grants Up to 5% for administrative expenses Formula to cities, counties, and states New Emergency Solutions Grants Up to 7.5% for administrative expenses Same formula, maybe more funding
Changes to the ESG Program Old Eligible Activities Shelter renovating, rehab, conversion Operating Emergency Shelter (max. 10% for staffing) Services in Shelter or outreach (max. 30%) Prevention (sudden loss of income, max. 30%) New Eligible Activities Same as now plus HPRP activities (except prevention targets below 30% of AMI) No cap on prevention, services, or staffing Minimum of 40% must be for prevention and rapid re-housing (with a hold-harmless provision)
Figure out how to measure and reward performance.
Analyze your system to make sure you have the right programs.
Create process for continuing HPRP-funded programs.
Integrate CoC, Ten Year Plan, and Consolidated Planning
HEARTH Academy Communities So Far: Whatcom County, WA | Washington, DC | State of Washington | State of Iowa | State of Mississippi State of Missouri | State of Connecticut | State of North Carolina HEARTH Academy QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS + SYSTEM DESIGN SUPPORT
Norm Suchar National Alliance to End Homelessness www.endhomelessness.org [email_address]