Ottawa Lakeshore Housing Alliance

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FY 2023 CoC Program Competition 

The Lakeshore Housing Alliance (LHA), the HUD recognized Continuum of Care (CoC) for Ottawa County, invites applications under HUD’s FY 2023 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. The LHA will review and rank eligible renewal, new and bonus project applications in accordance with Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2023 Continuum of Care Program by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Funding Available for Ottawa County is as follows:

  • Estimated Annual Renewal Demand (ARD): $$1,356,795
  • CoC Bonus: $94,976
  • DV Bonus: $77,949
  • CoC Planning: $67,840

Below you will find a detailed timeline, scoring criteria for each project type and relevant CoC policy documents. Agencies should review the NOFO carefully prior to submitting an application.


  1. All deadlines are End of Business unless otherwise indicated.
  2. For agencies interested in applying but have not accessed the online portal, e-CImpact, for the local competition please contact Liz DeLaLuz at .
  3. For agencies interested in submitting a Project Application, see link to detailed instructions on accessing and setting up a profile in e-SNAPS. . Contact Lyn, , for additional support.           



Due Date


Responsible Party

August 16

CoC Public Announcement

CoC Staff

August 16

Local Project Application Available

CoC Staff

August 28, 5 PM

Local Project Application Due

CoC Applicants

August 30

Evaluations available for Allocation and Accountability Committee Review

CoC Staff

September 6

Evaluations due in e-Cimpact

AAC Members

September 8

Allocation and Accountability Committee Meets

CoC Staff, AAC Members

September 13

CoC Notification Project Applicants

CoC Staff

September 13

Public Notification of Ranked Project Applicants

CoC Staff

September 21

CoC Project Applications due in eSNAPS

CoC Applicants

September 26

Public posting of the Collaborative Application and Priority Listing

CoC Staff

September 28, 8pm EST

eSNAPS Submission of the CoC Consolidated Application (CoC Application, FY23 CoC Priority Listing, and Project Applications)

CoC Staff

















FY 2023 Score, Review and Rank Process

Reallocation Process



FY 2023 Renewal Scoring Criteria

FY 2023 New PSH/RRH Scoring Criteria

FY 2023 New Supportive Service Only Criteria

FY 2023 New Supportive Services Only for Coordinated Entry Criteria

FY 2023 New HMIS Lead Criteria



The Lakeshore Housing Alliance (LHA) is the HUD designated Continuum of Care (CoC) for Ottawa County. The LHA is responsible for facilitating the distribution of federal and state funds for homeless services. The mission of the LHA is to work collaboratively to meet the needs of people at risk of or experiencing homelessness in Ottawa County. Together the LHA member agencies work to:

  • Develop and promote integrated, community-wide strategies and plans to prevent and end homelessness.
  • Close the front door to homelessness by offering prevention services, linking people in housing crisis to permanent housing programs and promoting access to mainstream resources.
  • Provide a variety of options for permanent housing and offer wraparound and intensive case management services that open the back door out of homelessness.