WHAT IS HMIS?

A Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a local information technology system used to collect client-level data and data on the provision of housing and services to homeless individuals and families and persons at risk of homelessness. Each Continuum of Care (CoC) is responsible for selecting an HMIS software solution that complies with HUD’s data collection, management, and reporting standards.
HMIS purpose is to produce an unduplicated count of persons experiencing homelessness for each CoC; Describe the extent and nature of homelessness locally, regionally, and nationally; Identify patterns of service use; Measure program effectiveness

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