HUD and Federal Partner Resources

Data collection tools, links, and guidance.

General HUD and Federal Partner / HMIS Resources

  • HUD Homelessness Reporting Links

    HMIS Standard Reporting Terminology Glossary System Performance Measures Tools Performance Measures – Project Application Instructional Guide System Performance Measures Introductory Guide eCart (ESG-CAPER Annual Reporting Tool) and Guide AHAR Reports, Guides, Tools, and Webinars AHAR Frequently Asked Questions APR Guides, Tools, and Webinars Consolidated Plan Guides, Tools, and Trainings

  • HMIS Sample Forms

    The HMIS Sample Forms below are specific to each program listed. Each form can be downloaded and easily modified to meet custom requirements. Continuum of Care (CoC) Programs (SHP, S+C, SRO) Sample Forms CoC Program Intake HMIS 2017 Form Download - Doc | PDF CoC Program Status Assessment HMIS 2017 Form Download - Doc | PDF CoC Program Exit HMIS 2017 Form Download - Doc | PDF   HOPWA (Housing Oppo...

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  • HMIS Glossary Of Terms – Common Acronyms

    AHAR Annual Homeless Assessment Report APR Annual Performance Report CAP Community Action Plan CoC Continuum of Care DV Domestic Violence ES Emergency Shelter ESG Emergency Solutions Grant FMR Fair Market Rent  HEARTH Act Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act HIC Housing Inventory Count  HMIS Homeless Management Information System HOPWA Housing Opportunities for...

  • HMIS Glossary of Terms

    AFFORDABLE HOUSING: housing costs (including utility costs) that make up no more than 30%-50% of a household’s income which reduce incidences of homelessness among the working poor. ANNUAL HOMELESS ASSESSMENT REPORT (AHAR): (as defined by HUD) uses collective Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data from communities across the country, as well as the CoC applications to produce an annual report to U.S. C...

  • HUD Resources

    Regulations and Notices These pages contain the authorizing regulation and notices for HUD and HMIS.  HUD News and Announcements HMIS Regulations and Notices 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 Familie...

HUD and Federal Partner Program Setup

  • How To Set Up VA / SSVF Programs & Services

    This tutorial discusses how to set up a VA/SSVF Program and its corresponding services. There are three steps to creating a VA/SSVF program and its corresponding services in the HMIS: Create a VA/SSVF program template in Setup > Program Templates (Must be done by a System Administrator) Configure the VA/SSVF program in Manage > Programs (May be done by a System Administrator or Agency Manager) Configure VA/SSVF-s...

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  • How to Set Up PATH Programs and Services

    This tutorial covers how to set up PATH Programs & Services. The Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) was authorized by the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1990. PATH services are for persons with serious mental illness, including those with co-occurring substance use disorders, who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. PATH services incl...

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2017 Data Standards Update Resources

  • 2017 Data Standards - Contact Services to Retire

    Use this Look to identify Service Items that need to be retired with the 2017 Data Standards. Project Descriptor Model Include the following fields on the Look: Agency Name (Agencies) Service Category (Project Services) ID (Project Services) Service Item Name (Project Services) Service Item End Availability Date (Project Services) Sort the Look by Agency Name, then Project Services ID (Hold down the shift key)...

  • 2017 Data Standards Countdown Topics

    Week of 10/2/2017 Topic: SSVF and VASH Projects with Custom Screens Implement the new VAMC Station Code field  > Setup > Screens Edit the SSVF/VASH Enrollment Screen After the "Last Permanent Address" section of the enrollment screen: Add a space Edit and add constraint "Head of Household (Program)" = YesAND Add constraint "Is Program Funding Source HUD:VASH or VA:SSVF = Yes (Automatically Generated" Search f...

  • 2017 Data Standards: RHY Retired/Updated Services Look

    Use this Look to identify Service Items that need to be retired with the 2017 Data Standards. Project Descriptor Model Include the following fields on the Look: Agency Name (Agencies) Service Category (Project Services) ID (Project Services) Service Item Name (Project Services) Service Item End Availability Date (Project Services) Sort the Look by Agency Name, then Project Services ID (Hold down the shift key)...

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  • 2017 Data Standards Changes: VAMC Station Number Look

    To create a Look showing the VAMC Station Numbers in use in your community do the following: Explore>HMIS Performance Change Reporting Period Filter to: Add filters: Head of Household (Yes/No) is Yes    (Enrollments) Funding Source =        (Program Funding Sources) VA:Supportive Services for Veteran Families HUD: VASH  Add the following dimensions to the Look: VAMC Station Number (Entry Screen) CoC Code (...

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  • 2017 Data Standards Changes

    This section discusses the relevant changes in the 2017 Data Standards from HUD. More critical changes are emphasized with blue callout boxes. Project Descriptors 2.2 Project Identifiers Availability End will no longer be required 2.6 Funding Sources New funding sources added 2.7 Bed and Unit Inventory Remove specific age categories for youth beds RRH inventory must now be based on current enrollments and housing...

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