HTHP and HYA Outcomes Assessments Now Available!

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HTHP and HYA Housing and Shelter grantees, please read this important update regarding Outcomes Assessments! Your new Outcomes Assessments are available to use! The assessments for the two programs are now different from each other, so please visit our Forms and Instructions page to download the new data collection forms. Detailed and updated user guides  … Read more

Changes to HTHP and HYA Outcomes Assessment

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HTHP and HYA Housing and Shelter grantees, please read this important update regarding Outcomes Assessments! Historically, the two funders have used the same Outcomes Assessment, but this will be changing for the current biennium. Projects that receive HTHP and/or HYA funding have been instructed by their funder to hold off on completing the Outcomes Assessment  … Read more

Federal Data Standards Changes Effective October 1, 2015

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Twice a year changes (big and small) occur to data standards that impact data collection and data entry. For Minnesota, these changes are effective July 1. For HUD (Federal), these changes are effective October 1. We have updated your Data Collection Forms to accommodate these changes effective today. Be sure to print new forms and discard  … Read more

2015 HMIS User Award Winners for Exemplary Data Quality!

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MH Housing-LTH: Julie Shannon, Project for Pride in Living DHS-OEO THP: The Rochester Salvation Army DHS-OEO HYA: LSS Metro Homeless Youth Program DHS-HTHP: Mandy Arden, Red Wing Youth Outreach HUD-ESG-DHS OEO: Julie Caraway-Jensen, Partners for Affordable Housing DHS-OEO ESP: Parents in Community Action MN Housing-FHPAP: Gail Beckman, Kootaska CoC-Wide Data Quality: Southwest CoC Thank you  … Read more

DHS-HTHP and DHS-OEO HYA Outcomes Assessment

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The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) have approved a handful of changes to the Outcomes Assessment effective October 1, 2015. The primary changes are: the removal of data elements, revision of some instructions, and new backdating instructions when completing the Outcomes Assessment. No retroactive data correction is  … Read more

State Fiscal Year Changes Coming Soon

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This email is to give you a heads up on HMIS Fiscal Year Changes that will impact your data collection and data entry processes. Fiscal Year Changes are determined by Minnesota’s HMIS and funders. These are relatively minor changes compared to the database changes of 2014. We are busy updating your data collection forms, your  … Read more