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Resources from HUD for All HMIS Participating Programs
Resources for HUD Reporting
Resources by Funding Source
Nationally Recognized Partners

 


Resources from HUD for All HMIS Participating Programs

The following resources contain the fundamentals for HMIS, and are where the Data Center refers to again and again to support your projects. 

HMIS Data Standards
This manual contains data collection requirements, instructions, and descriptions for the foundation of HMIS' analytical power

HMIS Data Dictionary
This manual provides the HMIS software requirements to fulfill data collection outlined in the HMIS Data Standards

Project Set-Up Tool
This excel tool, along with reference to the HMIS Data Standards, specifies how to structure projects in HMIS and which data elements are reuired for collection depending on a project's funding source

Coordinated Entry Core Elements Guide
This is a thorough review of the HUD's design requirements as well as best practices that go beyond the HUD Notice to establish Coordinated Entry

HUD Mailing Lists
Updates straight from the source

 


Resources for HUD Reporting

Point in Time (PIT) and Housing Inventory Count (HIC) Notice
The official HUD announcement full of detailed requirements for executing the Point in Time homeless count and the bed and unit Housing Inventory County for tracking community capacity

Past CoC HIC Reports
HUD posts all 420 CoCs past Housing Inventory Counts here for the public

Past CoC PIT Reports
HUD posts all 420 CoCs past Point in Time Count data here for the public

System Performance Measures (SPMs)
HUD's homepage for resources on this set of reports gives our community tools to measure outcomes, including Submission Guides, FAQs, webinars, and (our favorite) the explainer videos

Introductory Guide to Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR)
This guide answers the essential questions about the AHAR: What is it? What data is included? Who participates? And what's this used for anyways?

Past AHAR Reports
Review this annualized data report for the nation for every year since 2007

 
 


Resources by Funding Source

 

HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Funding
CoC Program Description and Resources
This dashboard has foundational reference materials such as regulations, webinars, and official HUD announcements for CoC projects

CoC HMIS Manual
This manual contains the data collection, data entry, and HMIS set-up requirements specific to HOPWA projects

Reporting: Annual Performance Report Guides, Tools, and Webinars
HUD's dashboard for materials to help you understand and submit your APR
Sage CoC APR Guidebook
The relatively new repository called Sage is revolutionizing CoC APR submission and this guide will help you get ready to press submit

 

HUD Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funding
ESG Program Description and Resources
This dashboard has foundational reference materials such as regulations, webinars, and official HUD announcements for ESG projects

ESG Program HMIS Manual
This manual contains the data collection, data entry, and HMIS set-up requirements specific to ESG projects

Sage ESG CAPER Guidebook
The relatively new repository called Sage is revolutionizing CoC APR submission and this guide will help you get ready to press submit

 

HUD Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Funding
HOPWA Program Description and Resources
HUD's dashboard of materials such as regulations, webinars, and official HUD announcements to help get acclimated to HOPWA projects

HOPWA HMIS Manual
This manual contains the data collection, data entry, and HMIS set-up requirements specific to HOPWA projects

Reporting: HOPWA CAPER and APR Submission
Guidance and resources for submitting the annual CAPER and APR reports

 

HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Funding
HUD-VASH Program Description and Resources
HUD's dashboard of materials such as regulations, webinars, and official HUD announcements

HUD-VASH: VA Resources
The VA's dashboard for materials and guidance

HUD-VASH Program HMIS Manual
This manual contains the data collection, data entry, and HMIS set-up requirements specific to HUD-VASH projects

 

Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Funding
RHY Program Description
The Family and Youth Services Bureau breaks down each type of project RHY funds

RHY Program HMIS Manual
This manual contains the data collection, data entry, and HMIS set-up requirements specific to RHY projects

RHY Technical Assistance and Training
Stay up-to-date with transitions in this program and connect with other grantees

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Funding
SAMHSA Publications and Resources
Look here for the latest reports or webinars to support your project

SAMHSA Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program
This page describes the mission and components of PATH projects

HMIS PATH Manual
This manual contains the data collection, data entry, and HMIS set-up requirements specific to PATH projects

PATH Data Exchange
The repository where you will submit annual reports - make sure to bookmark this!

State Contacts for PATH projects
Local support and regulations are run through these fine folks, but you can also ask the Data Center to help you connect

 

Veterans Affairs (VA) Funding
VA Grants Per Diem Program Description and Resources
The VA's dashboard for materials and guidance on GDP projects including the latest award list

VA Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program Description and Resources
The VA's dashboard for materials and guidance on SSVF projects including the latest funding list

VA Programs HMIS Manual
This manual contains the data collection, data entry, and HMIS set-up requirements specific to VA projects

VA SSVF Guide for HMIS
This VA guidance gives you the data collection and data entry requirements from the VA's perspective (same regs though!)

 


Nationally Recognized Partners


National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness(USICH)

CSH

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