Winter is Coming; the LSA is HERE!

Today’s the day! The official launch of the LSA season.  We gave notice of the big changes underway with HUD’s Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR) a few weeks back. The big project for us this time of year has a new face: the AHAR’s primary data source is now the Longitudinal System Analysis (LSA).   ICA has been  … Read more

Mediware Rebranding to WellSky

As you may have heard, Mediware has rebranded to WellSky.  As they put it, “WellSky is the culmination of Mediware’s long-term, strategic vision to unify all of our brands and deliver solutions and services that extend between and beyond the continuum of care.” What does this mean for us? This is not a new software.  … Read more

No Data Standards changes?!

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You’ll be glad to know that there are no federal data standards changes this year! Typically these changes take effect on October 1 each year, but due to the new Longitudinal System Analysis (LSA) report (formerly known as the AHAR), HUD and the federal partners are not making any changes in 2018.  Look out for  … Read more

RHY Providers – Prepare for the Upcoming Data Upload


The RHY Data upload has historically been in November. As a reminder, you will be uploading your RHY Grant Data using the RHYMIS Export. This export is in the process of being updated by WellSky, but will be completed in time for the upload. Here are some things you can do to prepare for the  … Read more

FHPAP Reports Due November 2nd

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FHPAP Quarter 5 reports are due to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency on November 2nd, 2018 for reporting period 7/1/2018 – 9/30/2018. Note that this is when reports are due to Minnesota Housing. Each agency receiving these funds should refer to their respective FHPAP grantee for the specific due dates for data entry and clean up.  … Read more

PATH Reporting Period Open; New Report Available

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The annual reporting period for PATH has opened, for the reporting period 7/1/2017 – 6/30/2018. PATH grantees should run the PATH 2018 report for submission into PDX. New this year: grantees can upload the .csv file directly to PDX, saving time on data entry. The reporting period closes on December 31, 2018. For more information,  … Read more

New APR and CAPER Format

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As of Tuesday morning, the new CoC-APR 2018 and ESG CAPER (HDS V1.3) 2018 are available in ServicePoint. What do I need to know? The previous versions of the reports are still available. If you started an APR in Sage before 10/1/18, you need to submit using the previous format (CoC-APR). Primarily, changes were made  … Read more

Please Join Us at the 2018 HMIS Annual Meeting!

The 2018 HMIS Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 1:30 – 3:30pm and we invite you to attend. We already have 43 attendees but there is still time to register to attend either in person or via GoToWebinar. You can view the Annual Meeting invitation and driving/parking directions here. The meeting agenda can be found here. Attendees  … Read more