Policies and Procedures

The LA BOSCOC creates forms, policies, and procedures that HUD requires certain projects to use. Those projects include those funded by the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program, the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program, and certain other projects funded by HUD, SAMHSA, the Veteran's Administration, or the Louisiana Housing Corporation.

Governance Documents

Governance Charter (v4.0)
Defines the basic aspects and functions of the CoC, including its geography and governance structure. (Click here for a searchable PDF of the Governance Charter.)

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Regional Board Seat Election Process
Defines how each Region elects its member to the CoC's Board of Directors.

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Youth Action Board Charter
Defines the powers, responsibilities, and scope of the CoC's Youth Action Board.

General POLICIES/FORMS

Written Standards (v2.0)
Effective 10/14/19
Community standards for delivering homeless housing and services; contains requirements for CoC Program and ESG projects

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HMIS Comparable Databases Policy
Requirements for HMIS comparable databases for victim services and legal services providers

Coordinated Entry

Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures (v2.0)
Detailed outline of the CoC's Coordinated Entry System

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APR Submission Process
Guide for CoC Program projects that are required to submit Annual Performance Reports (APRs) to HUD

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Coordinated Entry Request for Referrals
Form submitted by any project to request referrals from Coordinated Entry

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Coordinated Entry Workflow
Guide to resolving (receiving, approving/rejecting, returning) a referral from Coordinated Entry in HMIS

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Coordinated Entry Access Point MOU
Memorandum of Understanding signed by all organizations that operate Access Points (stationary and/or outreach teams)