• System Performance Measures - Beta

    Using System Performance Measures in Looker The System Performance Measures (SPM) are meant to provide a high level assessment whether a Continuum of Care (COC) is accomplishing the goals set down by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Reviewing HUDs (Housing and Urban Development) System Performance Measures Introductory Guide is advised BEFORE EXPLORING the measures in Looker. The Guide offers an explan...

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  • Measure 1: Length of Time Homeless

    The most complicated of all the measures, give extra attention to this section to better understand how the measure works and how to trouble shoot issues/concerns.  Overview of Measure 1 "The measures are the number of clients active in the report date range along with their average and median length of time homeless across the relevant universe of projects. This includes time homeless during the report date range...

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  • Measure 2: Returns to Homelessness

    Measure 2 is much easier to grasp than measure 1... relax. You've got this. Overview of Measure 2 "This measure begins with clients who exited to a permanent housing destination in the date range two years prior to the report date range. Of those clients, the measure reports on how many of them returned to homelessness as indicated in the HMIS system for up to two years after their initial exit." HUD System Perfor...

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  • Measure 3: Number of Homeless Persons

    Overview of Measure 3 Measure 3 is a fairly straightforward metric, especially when compared with Measure 1. There are two parts to the measure: Point-in-Time counts of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons Annual counts of homeless persons, as measured in HMIS Refer to the HUD System Performance Measures Programming Specifications for details about how the report is programmed. Keys to Measure 3 Success Me...