The Connecticut Balance of State CoC (CTBOS) is a coordinated, comprehensive and strategic organizational structure mandated by HUD to receive homeless assistance funding. Within CTBOS, non-profit community service providers, public housing authorities, advocacy organizations, consumers, and local and state governments form a consortium to address homelessness and housing issues, with the ultimate goal of ending homelessness in Connecticut.

Eligibility Verification

These resources are intended to help CT BOS providers to verify CoC program participant eligibility and ensure that participant charts contain adequate eligibility documentation. They have been customized for the CT BOS CoC and may not be entirely applicable to other CoCs.  These resources are updated periodically, and the most recent versions are available here.

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CT BOS Policies

The CT BOS Steering Committee has adopted policies and provides tools to help support compliance with HUD requirements and efforts to assist homeless people to obtain housing, economic stability and enhanced quality of life.

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Project Monitoring

CT BOS offers on-site monitoring to help grantees prepare for HUD monitoring visits, reduce the risk of funding being recaptured by HUD, and identify areas of need for technical assistance. The CT BOS monitoring guide and links to HUD monitoring exhibits are available here.  The guide has been customized for the CT BOS CoC and may not be entirely applicable to other CoCs.

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Reports / Data

Additional HUD and CT specific resources are available here.  These include:  the HUD Exchange website, CoC Program Interim Rule, HUD CoC Grants Administration User Guide, DMHAS CoC Rental Assistance Documents, Environmental Review Resources, and the CT HMIS website.

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