The HMIS Helpdesk will be closed Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 22nd. Please plan accordingly.
FHPAP reports are due to Minnesota Housing Finance Agency on February 1st for both the Quarter 6 reporting period (10/1/18 – 12/31/18) and the biennium-to-date reporting period (7/1/17 – 12/31/18). Note that this is when reports are due to MHFA. Each agency receiving these funds should refer to their respective FHPAP grantee for the specific … Read more
LTH providers must submit Matrix reports to MN Housing by January 31, 2019. These reports cover the 2018 calendar year. For a detailed description of each report and instructions on how to pull them, please refer to the LTH User Guide. There are three Matrix reports to submit to the funder: 1. 1-2S Self Sufficiency … Read more
ICA is proud to announce that we have a project team working hard to revamp and update our current General HMIS Instructions and Household How-To Guide. Using our most frequent Helpdesk questions, and feedback from our Regional System Administrators who staff the Helpdesk, we hope the updated versions of these instructions will be a helpful … Read more
We have a new internal policy that requires, at minimum, two of the three fields to be an exact match prior to processing a merge request. First and Last Name SSN, and Date of Birth If two are an exact match, the third component cannot blatantly contradict the other (see the third example below). This … Read more
The Point-In-Time (PIT) Count is fast approaching. This year’s PIT night is January 23, 2019.This annual count of people experiencing homelessness involves HMIS users, ICA staff, CoC Coordinators, and volunteers. This is a truly communal effort, as folks from around Minnesota in our sector work together to take a one-night snapshot of the state of … Read more
The Helpdesk will be closed on Monday, December 31st and Tuesday, January 1st for the New Year’s holiday. We will have extra Helpdesk staff scheduled on other days. Please plan accordingly.
Quarterly reports for DHS HTHP programs are due January 15th, 2019 for the Q6 report period from 10/1/18 – 12/31/18. The following reports should be run and submitted directly to DHS: DHS HTHP Demographics Counting Report DHS HTHP Outcomes Counting Report See the DHS-HTHP HMIS User Guide for more information.
Are you interested in helping the HMIS Governing Board communicate and engage with HMIS users? Do you have ideas for increasing awareness about HMIS within Minnesota? We encourage you to join the Communications Committee of the HMIS Governing Board! The HMIS Communications Committee provides overall communication to HMIS users and the general public about the … Read more
Starting January 1, 2019, existing MN Housing LTH providers have the option to utilize “High Priority Homeless” eligibility criteria (new developments are required to use HPH). In order for providers to verify they are meeting this eligibility criteria for each enrolled client, ICA has developed a report that provides evidence that individual clients were referred … Read more