HMIS Policies and Procedures (PDF) - provides detail on the expectations of the lead agency, partner agencies, each HMIS user, and also includes a description of our Data Quality Plan.
HMIS Guidance on Permanent Housing Transfers - HUD recognizes that clients may choose or may be forced to move while enrolled in permanent housing programs. The data standards do not allow for a move-out date. To more accurately track the total number of people in housing at any one time, HUD is now requiring exits in HMIS when there is a gap in housing.
HMIS Other than Other Exits - Exit Destinations for HMIS projects are varied, but can generally be captured by one of the 30+ available destinations. Before you choose "Other", please stop to check if the situation falls under a HUD-approved destination.
HMIS Self Test (PDF) - ten question self-assessment that identifies key tasks within HMIS that each user must know, to properly navigate the system and contribute quality data.
HMIS How To Videos - ten short videos on how to complete common HMIS tasks such as: checking a help ticket, updating client information, creating case notes and more. Created in partnership with KSER and hosted on YouTube.