Regulations and Notices
These pages contain the authorizing regulation and notices for HUD and HMIS.
Programs and Federal Partner Resources
- Continuum of Care (CoC) Program
- Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program
- HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program
- Rural Housing Stability Assistance (RHSP) Program
- Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF) Data Collection Guide
- HOPWA Program HMIS Manual
- PATH Program HMIS Manual
- RHY Program HMIS Manual
- VA Programs HMIS Manual
- HMIS 101: Orientation for New Grantees and Staff
- Housing First Assessment Tool
- And more…
- Coordinated Entry and HMIS FAQs
- CoC Application Instructional Guide
- CoC Program HMIS Manual
- HMIS Programming Specifications
- HMIS Data Standards (includes HMIS Data Dictionary and HMIS Data Standards Manual)
HMIS Guides and Tools
HMIS Guides and Tools are intended to assist Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grantees, HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program grantees, and Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration (VHPD) Program grantees, and HMIS vendors in designing, implementing, and maintaining an HMIS. Resources available include templates and tools, sample policies and procedures, training modules, and manuals.
HMIS Project Set Up Tool
The Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Project Set Up Tool provides a general framework to support project setup in HMIS by system administrators. It assists system administrators in ensuring that all HMIS participating projects are set up using the appropriate HMIS project types and are collecting the required data elements. Appropriate setup is critical for enabling your HMIS to generate System Performance Measures and project-level reporting to federal funders.
Using the HMIS Project Set Up Tool, system administrators will be able to enter up to three federal funding sources for a project to determine if they are compatible and are able to be used in a single project in HMIS. If the sources are not labeled “inconsistent program components,” they may be joined as a single project. The tool will indicate which HMIS project type should be selected in the HMIS as well as show each of the required HMIS data elements for the funding sources selected.
If you believe your system has the ability to allow the selected funding sources to be combined because of specialized functionality within the software, despite any warnings by the tool, please check with your HMIS Vendor/Provider before making any changes.
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