Quarterly Data Quality: Help us make it a treat, not a trick


Over the past year, ICA, CoC Coordinators, State Partners, the Tribal Collaborative, and users have worked together to design Minnesota’s Quarterly Data Quality monitoring process. 4 times per year, every single agency entering data into Minnesota’s HMIS will review their data quality simultaneously. This revolutionary shift in how we approach data quality together launches January  … Read more

Data Standards Report Updates Continue

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Per our recent news alert, we continue to update ART reports affected by the HUD Data Standards updates. Most highly used reports and reports with upcoming deadlines are fixed. As this work continues, be sure to reference the REPORTcollection for resolution status and current version.

2020 Point-in-Time Count will be Wednesday, January 22nd

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The 2020 Point-in-Time Count will be conducted in Minnesota on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020. The PIT count is a one-night count of all sheltered and unsheltered persons in Minnesota.   Watch for communication from your Continuum of Care Coordinator(s) on local details.   ICA will again support this count with a PIT LIVE data portal for data  … Read more

FHPAP Quarter 1 Reports Due November 8th

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FHPAP Reports are due to Minnesota Housing Financing Agency on Friday, November 8th for the first quarter of the new biennium. For a full reporting schedule, please visit Minnesota Housing’s FHPAP page. See changes in your FHPAP reports? This previous ICA newsletter has the info about changes to reports for the new biennium and a  … Read more

RHY Upload Period is October 28th – November 15th

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The data upload submission period for RHY grantees will be 10/28/19 – 11/15/19. There were two known errors with the export, one on Monday 10/28/19 that prevented upload, and an error in the projectcoc.csv:state, but both should now be resolved. If you uploaded your data prior to Wednesday, October 30th, you should re-export and upload your  … Read more

Update on APR and CAPER Issues

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APR and CAPER issues persist, preventing project submissions to Sage. WellSky, our software vendor, has determined the cause and will release a fix to the current version of ServicePoint. They have not yet provided a timeline. ICA continues to be in contact with the HUD field office. If you have an upcoming deadline that may  … Read more