Homeless Management Information Systems Technical Assistance


This NOFA makes available [$5,000,000] for competitive grants to existing Continuum of Care (CoC) Program recipients to improve their CoCs? Homeless Management Information Systems. A Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is the information system designated by the Continuum of Care (CoC) to comply with the requirements of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11301 et seq.) (the McKinney-Vento Act), and 24 CFR part 578. HMIS is used to record, analyze, and transmit client and activity data for purposes of providing shelter, housing, and services to individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Assistant Secretary For Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2013, Title 113, Part 76
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
This funding opportunity is now included in HUD Community Compass -- see CFDA 14.259
Beneficiary Eligibility
Continuum of Care (CoC) Program recipients
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. See NOFA Listing for details.
Award Procedure
HUD will send written notifications to both successful and unsuccessful applicants. A notification sent to a successful applicant is not an authorization to begin performance. Upon notification that an applicant has been selected for award, HUD will request additional information to be submitted or may work with the applicant to amend information that was already submitted as part of the application.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
HUD will review applications and approve make awards based on criteria established in the NOFA.
How may assistance be used?
Funds are available to provide technical assistance for homeless programs in the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: CPD monitors performance each month and includes the TA in its Monitoring Risk Analysis process.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards will be for a period of 24 months.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Karen M. Deblasio
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Community Planning and Development; Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs, 451 7th Street, SW, Room 7260, Washington, DC 20410
Washington, DC 20410 US
Phone: 2024024773
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $5,000,000.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 16 est $0.00; FY 17 est $0.00; - In recent years, this funding has been funded under the Community Compass NOFA (CFDA 14.259). However, HUD decided to use this CFDA and publish a separate HMIS TA NOFA to award FY17 funds during FY19.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Estimated Total Funding: $5,000,000 Minimum Award Amount: $20,000 Per Project Period Maximum Award Amount: $400,000 Per Project Period
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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