HUD CoC and ESG COVID Waivers
Learn more about the waivers and find a SAMPLE POLICY, SAMPLE WAIVER FORM AND AN EXPLANATION!
On April 1, 2020, HUD issued Availability of Regulatory Waivers for CoC, ESG, and HOPWA Programs to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19. Per HUD, recipients wishing to utilize any of the waivers provided in the memorandum should notify their local CPD Director, by email, of their intent to utilize a specific waiver flexibility two days before they anticipate using the waiver flexibility.
We are grateful to our partners at Housing Innovations for providing some helpful resources related to this new HUD guidance.
- A summary of the waivers available, the process for exercising, and the time limits for each waiver
- A template for submitting intent to use waivers to the HUD Field Office (Note: These MUST be sent to CPD_COVID-19WaiverDEN@HUD.gov.)
- A sample policy for providers to adopt if exercising the waiver to do in-person HQS inspections