Resources

Table of Contents

HUD Policies

HMIS Data Dictionary

Chronic Homelessness

HMIS Data Standards Manual

Record Keeping Requirements

Data and Technical Standards Notice

Federal Partners Program Resources

Clicking the icon link to the left will direct you to the HUD Exchange to access additional HMIS resources for the following federal partners:

  • VA – Veterans Affairs
  • SAMHSA PATH – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness Program
  • FYSB RHY – Family & Youth Services Bureau Runaway & Homeless Youth Program
  • HUD HOPWA – Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
  • HUD-VASH – Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing
  • HUD CoC, ESG, and YHDP – Continuum of Care, Emergency Solutions Grant, Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

Local Policies

The HMIS Team, SARAH, and the community collaborate to provide local policies and standardized practices to guide our users in maintaining the HMIS database. Click each file to access the document.

HMIS Policies and Procedures

HMIS Data Quality Monitoring Plan

Privacy Notice

Release of Information

CHO Agreement Cat. A,B,C

CHO Agreement Cat. D

VI SPDAT v2.01 Individual

VI SPDAT v2.01 Family

Request Forms

Organizational Categories

The HMIS Organizational Categories and Criteria identifies each project and organization as an A, B,
C, or D category. Use the buttons below to learn more about the Organizational Categories and Criteria, Agency Mapping, and Project Mapping. 

Project Type Key

Access our Project Type Key to learn more about the different projects within our community.

Quick Fact Overview

Quick Fact Overview

Access our Quick Fact Overview sheets to learn more about our procedures and topics.

Quick Fact Overview

Access our Quick Fact Overview sheets to learn more about our procedures and topics.

Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

HMIS

Learn more about our HMIS database.
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Agency Self Audits

Agency Self Audits

Learn about our process to ensure participating agencies maintain a secure database.
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Housing Inventory Count (HIC)

HIC

Learn more about the HIC Report.
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System Performance Measures (SPM) Data Reviews

SPM

Learn more about SPM Data Reviews.
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Point in Time Count (PIT)

PIT

Learn more about the PIT Report.
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Longitudinal System Analysis (LSA)

LSA

Learn more about the LSA Report.
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Project Setup

Project Setup

Learn how to setup a new project.
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Ticketing System

Ticketing System

Learn how to utilize our Ticketing System for assistance.
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Merging Client Profiles

Merging Client Profiles

Learn about our process to merge duplicate client profiles.
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Security

Security

Learn about our policies and procedures to ensure our users maintain a secure database.
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Training

Training

Learn about our training process.
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