HUD CoC Program Competition

2021 Local CoC Program Competition

River Valleys CoC (Rochester/Southeast Minnesota CoC MN-502) registered for the FY2021 CoC Program Competition through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on March 13, 2021.

To participate in the national competition for CoC Program funds, River Valleys CoC must hold a Local CoC Program Competition to evaluate, select, and rank projects to include in the regional CoC application to HUD. The information on this page provides guidance to renewal and new applicants seeking project funds within the River Valleys CoC jurisdiction. This page will be updated regularly during the application period as HUD releases additional information for the FY2021 CoC Program National Competition.  

Important Dates

  • March 15, 2021 - Call for Renewal Projects/Renewal Project Review Period begins
  • March 23, 2021 10:00am - Renewal Project Applicant Information Session (Materials posted below) 
  • April 5, 2021 3:00pm - Renewal Project Applicant Q&A Session 
  • April 12, 2021 by 4:00pm - Renewal Project Review Materials (Notification of Intent to Apply) due 
  • May 7, 2021 - Renewal Project Applicants notified of score
  • May 12, 2021 by 2:00pm - Renewal Project Review Appeal period closes
  • May 20, 2021 - List of Eligible Renewal Projects posted with scores 
  • August 30, 2021 - Call for New Projects begins
  • September 17, 2021 by 4:00pm - New Project Notification of Intent to Apply due
  • September 28, 2021 by 4:00pm - New Project Review Materials due/ Initial e-snaps applications due for ALL projects
  • October 13, 2021 - New Project Applicants notified and Intial Project Ranking (new and renewal) posted for review
  • October 21, 2021 - Final Project List and Ranking posted 
  • October 29, 2021 by 4:00pm - Deadline for final corrections to Project Application in e-snaps

The full timeline for the competition is included in the Call for Projects and Competition Guide. Additional information about the FY2021 CoC Program Competition may be added here as it becomes available. 

Technical Assistance for Project Applicants

  • March 23, 2021 at 10:00am - Renewal Project Applicant Information Session (Slides, Q&A Summmary
  • April 5, 2021 at 3:00pm - Renewal Project Applicant Q&A Session (Registration closed) 
  • September 8, 2021 at 10:30am - Applicant Webinar (Slides, Recording coming soon) 
  • Applicant lab time with CoC staff 
    • New project/new staff assistance - Various times September 13-15, 2021 (Select a time - Provide your name and email or phone in your request) 
    • E-snaps/renewal project lab time - September 16, 2021 at 9:00am - 12:00pm (Register)
  • 1:1 Technical Assistance, by appointment only September 20-23, 2021 (Select a time - Provide your name and email or phone in your request) 

Local Competition Project Application Materials

Note: This section includes CoC Local Competition forms only.  Additional materials are required for the project review and application in the National Comeptition. Please review the Call for Projects and follow instructions in the forms below. Please also review the Renewal Project Documentation Guide in the resource section below.  For projects approved in the Local Competition, additional forms and materials will be required for application in e-snaps.  

New Projects

Intent to Apply - Due by 4:00pm on September 17, 2021

Project Application - Due by 4:00pm on September 28, 2021

To submit via Google Drive: 

To submit in online HUD application system (e-snaps): 

Renewal Housing Projects

For additional instructions on the performance documentation for your renewal project, please review the Renewal Project Documentation Guide in the Application Resources section below. For detailed rating criteria, view the 2021 Rating Criteria for Renewals.

Preliminary Performance Review/Intent to Apply - due by 4:00pm on April 12, 2021

To submit via online form: B-2 Project Contact form

To submit via Google drive:

Project Application - due by 4:00pm on September 28. 2021

To submit via Google drive: 

To submit via e-snaps: 

All other Renewal Projects

Preliminary Review/Intent to Apply - due by 4:00pm on April 12, 2021

To submit via online form: B-2 Project Contact form

To submit via Google drive:

  • B-4 Signed 2021 Project Applicant Assurances
  • B-5 HUD Monitoring Report(s) received since January 2020 – provide from HUD report to agency
  • B-6 APR most recently submitted to HUD in Sage
  • C-6 Optional: Narrative on outcomes or efforts made in calendar year 2020 (no form)

Project Application - due by 4:00pm on September 28, 2021

To submit via Google drive:

To submit via e-snaps: 

Applicant Reference Materials

For all applicants
For renewal project applicants
For new project applicants

    Past CoC National Competition applications and awards

    2020 Application  - No competitive funding round for the CoC Program in 2020. All renewal projects and planning projects funded non-competitively.   
    2019 Application submitted 9/26/19
    2018 Application submitted 9/13/18
    2017 Application submitted 9/21/17
    2016 Application Submitted 9/13/16
    2015 Application Submitted 11/20/15