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
- 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
- Housing First Assessment Tool
- 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 Standard Reporting Terminology Glossary
- System Performance Measures Programming Specs and Table Shells
- System Performance Measures FAQ
- System Performance Measures Introductory Guide
- Sage Tools and Guidance
- LSA Tools and Guidance
- APR Guides, Tools, and Webinars
- Consolidated Plan Guides, Tools, and Trainings
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, 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 enter up to three federal funding sources for a project to determine if they are compatible and can 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 indicates which HMIS project type should be selected in the HMIS and show each of the required HMIS data elements for the funding sources selected.
If you believe your system allows 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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