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LA Continuum of Care Policies

December 08, 2017 | March 25, 2020 | 18,255 total views
Policy   Summary Date Approved
COVID-19 Enhanced Risk Service Delivery in the Los Angeles
Continuum of Care
  Provides guidance for all entities providing programs and services for the LA CoC homeless population during the current declaration of a public health emergency for COVID-19 by federal, state, and local municipalities within Los Angeles County. March 20, 2020
Emergency Solutions Grant Program Written Standards   Governs the use of funds distributed through the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care, and other participating entitlement jurisdictions. May 25, 2018
Housing Protections Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the Los Angeles CoC   Provides protections against discrimination, a requirement to notify participants of occupancy rights, a requirement to develop emergency transfer plans, and establishes provisions for lease bifurcation for individuals who have or are experiencing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and/or human trafficking. January 26, 2018
Equal Access and Gender Identity Policy    Requires that service providers serve clients in accordance with their gender identity.  August 26, 2017
Order of Priority Policy   Establishes priority for persons experiencing chronic homelessness in CoC-funded Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH).  August 26, 2017
Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Policies and Procedures   Policies and procedures for the administration of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) within the Los Angeles HMIS Collaborative. August 23, 2017
DedicatedPLUS Policy   Establishes parameters by which the newly-introduced DedicatedPLUS program type will be allowed to operate within the Los Angeles Continuum of Care (LA CoC). March 23, 2018
Responding to Law Enforcement Policy   Requires that service providers have a documented plan for responding to situations related to law enforcement matters, including immigration enforcement activities. June 23, 2017



The CES Policy Council
CES Guidance
LA Continuum of Care Policies
Now Available: Multilingual System And Programmatic Documents
LAHSA Ad Hoc Committee On Black People Experiencing Homelessness
New Housing Protections Under The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)