2017 HUD HMIS Data Standards

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On October 1, 2017, HUD is rolling out (as they do every October) changes to the data elements they require all projects participating in HMIS to collect. To make sure you understand the changes, we will be releasing a video on September 20, 2017 that explains the changes and how they will impact your data  … Read more

2017 HUD HMIS Data Standards

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  On October 1, 2017, HUD is rolling out (as they do every October) changes to the data elements they require all projects participating in HMIS to collect. This provides standardization for data collection around the country, allowing for a better understanding of homelessness around our country. Homelessness can then be analyzed at a national  … Read more

HUD-ESG

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HUD-ESG
Due: 2/15/2017
Reporting Period: 7/1/16-12/31/16
ART Folder: Not in ART, the ESG Caper is located in ServicePoint Reports.

Final Rule on “Chronically Homeless” by HUD

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Read HUD’s new definition of “Chronically Homeless”  and find out what these changes mean for your project.  The new regulation was published on December 4th, 2015 and CoC recipients must comply with the rule starting January 15th 2016. In summary: The webinar explains the documentation requirements for chronic homelessness and how to calculate length of time homeless.  … Read more

HUD Announcement for E-snaps Compatibility with the New APR

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*Update* We are providing an update to previous communication that went out on October 23: “All APRs (Annual Progress Reports) due on or after November 1 will be expected to use this new reports.”  Although the new APR will be ready for use in ServicePoint, HUD announced a delay in the ability for e-snaps to accept the new APR  … Read more

HMIS Standard Reporting Terminology Glossary from HUD

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HUD recently published the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Standard Reporting Terminology Glossary, an HMIS Glossary to provide HMIS vendors, HMIS Leads and System Administrators, and communities with tools to improve the efficiency of data collection and reporting.  The HMIS Glossary provides standardized programming logic for certain terms (e.g., chronically homeless, household types) that are used by  … Read more

New APR to be Released by November 1

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Bowman is currently developing a new APR (Annual Progress Report) expected to be released November 1, 2015. All APRs due on or after November 1 will be expected to use this new report. If you have an APR due in October, you will still use the current APR in ART; make sure to submit your  … Read more

Trouble Accessing e-snaps?

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 Although we do not provide technical support for e-snaps, we are aware of issues related to browser compatibility. We have heard that progress is being made to correct these issues, but we are providing a workaround for each browser. These instructions are available with access to ServicePoint under System News. (If you do not have access  … Read more

HUD-CoC Projects – It’s NOFA Time!

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READ THIS IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS NEWS ITEM WAS POSTED. Additional instructions will follow on how to use HMIS to complete your application (you will only use HMIS to complete Q5 and Q6). Q5: Bowman is working on a report which will be released shortly (fingers crossed!) to help you answer the questions about households and  … Read more