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FULTON COUNTY HOMELESS CONTINUUM OF CARE (CoC) | Print |

Board Established by: County

Description:
The establishment of the Fulton County Georgia-502 Homeless Continuum of Care shall serve as the sole Homeless Continuum of Care, subject to HUD approval, in the political boundaries of Fulton County outside the City of Atlanta limits.

The CoC Board will be responsible for the following items: (1) CoC serves as a planning body to coordinatehousing, services, and funding streams. (2) Promotes community-wide commitment to goals of: Endinghomelessness; Quickly re-housing homeless individuals and families; Effective utilization of mainstream resources; Optimizing consumer self-sufficiency (3) Conduct annual Gaps Analysis of homeless needs in the community. (4) Conduct a Point In Time (PTT) County Survey to identify the number of homeless individuals and families in the service area. (5) Implement Coordinated Assessment for community partners. (6) Develop Policies and Procedures to include HMIS and Code of Conduct and Recusal process. (7) Coordinate the housing and services systems to align resources & functions. (8) Coordinate CoC activities with respective Consolidated Planning.

In accordance with the HEARTH Rule 24 CFR Part 578, the Board must meet the following minimum requirements: (1) The CoC Board must be an odd number. (2) The CoC Board must include at least one currently homeless representative or a formally homeless representative. (3) The CoC members should not have a Conflict of Interest when voting.

The CoC Board will be the Collaborative Applicant for the Board of County Commissioners and will be responsible for reviewing and submitting an application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for homeless activities that will be funded in the Fulton County Service Area. The CoC Board will also apply for the designation as a Unified Funding Agency to receive the funds for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, but the financial responsibilities and tracking will remain with the Board of Commissioners to ensure all funds expended properly and in accordance with federal regulations.

Contact(s):

Leonard Westmoreland, Division Manager
Homeless Services
Housing and Community Development
137 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
(O): 404-613-0416
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RELEVANT DOCUMENTATION:

FULL BOARD DESCRIPTION
HEARTH Rule 24 CFR Part 578
ITEM #14-0631, RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH, AUGUST 20, 2014
ITEM #15-0109 RESOLUTION TO AMEND THE TERMS AND PROCESS OF APPOINTMENT, FEBRUARY 4, 2015

 
 

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