PIT Data Review and Corrections

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By now, all HMIS-participating ES and TH agencies have received that tailored email from your Regional System Administrator (RSA) with data corrections for the night of PIT. What’s Next? ICA will review corrections and overall data quality.  If you receive an additional email with targeted corrections, please prioritize these fixes! The last possible date to  … Read more

PIT Data Corrections: Here’s What Agencies Need to Know

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The Point-in-Time Count took place on Wednesday, January 22nd. All Emergency Shelter, Safe Haven, and Transitional Housing providers are included in this count, regardless of funding source. Now that data entry into HMIS has occurred, the next steps of this process will be around data corrections. For HMIS: What Can You Expect from Your Regional  … Read more

PIT Count Submission Deadline Approaching!

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What Next? For HMIS agencies: For our HMIS-participating Emergency Shelter, Safe Haven, and Transitional Housing agencies, enter your data as quickly and completely as possible. You have until February 12th. Be proactive and make your Regional System Administrator (RSA) proud! After you’ve completed data entry for PIT night, you can run these two HMIS reports  … Read more

The Point-in-Time Count Just Happened, What Now?

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The 2020 Point-In-Time Count was Wednesday night! Many folks across the state are busy administering surveys and continuing their outreach efforts to compile the one-day snapshot of homelessness in Minnesota. You may inquire about where someone stayed on PIT night up to 7 days after the PIT. What Now? For our HMIS participating Emergency Shelter,  … Read more

Point-In-Time Count Approaching!

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The Point-In-Time (PIT) Count is fast approaching. This year’s PIT night is January 22, 2020.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

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

Turning Data into Insight Series: Using HMIS to Understand Systems

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This edition of Turning Data Into Insight spotlights how researchers, legislators, and policymakers use HMIS data to understand the homelessness assistance system and work toward improvements.   The information you collect and submit for projects like the Point in Time Count and the Housing Inventory Count is critical to ensuring decision-makers have an accurate picture of the work  … Read more

Turning Data Into Insight Series: PIT and HIC

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In this edition of Turning Data Into Insight, we’re focusing on the Point-in-Time and Housing Inventory (it’s top of mind!). 2018 Map of Nationwide PIT and HIC Data ICA recently published a dashboard of national PIT and HIC data, highlighting the percent change between 2017 and 2018.  You can zoom into your community to learn the  … Read more

PIT Data Is In!

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Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Point-in-Time Count! The data is in, and data review is complete. It truly takes the efforts of entire communities to conduct this count and make data as complete and accurate as possible. We appreciate all of your contributions. ICA is currently compiling final PIT numbers to  … Read more