CTBOS is a coalition of private and public-sector agencies and individuals working to prevent and end homelessness in Connecticut.  CT BOS oversees approximately $30 million annually in federal funding for more than 100 transitional, rapid rehousing and permanent supportive housing projects located Hartford, Litchfield, New Haven, New London, Windham, Tolland and Middlesex counties.

Save the Date

BOS Steering Committee members held COVID-19 Guidance/Informational meetings on 3.20/20 and 3/27/2020.  Please see slides and recording on the COVID-19 Tab.  We will be meeting again this Friday, 4/3/20 from 11am-12pm.  Follow the link below to attend:

https://zoom.us/j/128416596

Meeting ID: 128 416 596

646-87-9923

Please see the COVID-19 Tab for additional valuable information and links for COVID-19 and Homeless Services.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.
Sincerely,
CT BOS Team

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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Latest News

Upcoming Events

Trainings

Outreach Training:  May 8, 2020, time and place TBD

Spring 2020 – details TBD

DSS Training

Steering Committee Meetings:

All meetings will be from 11 am to 1 pm at The Connection – 100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 203 Middletown, CT

April 17, 2020

May 15, 2020

June 19, 2020

July 17, 2020

August 21, 2020

September 18, 2020