Date Published: November 2017
The bed count for each household type should be calculated in proportion to the share of individuals and persons in families served during the AHAR reporting period.
For example, a project has 20 beds total and the beds float among individuals and persons in families depending on need. If during the AHAR reporting period, a project served 50 people total; 60 percent were individuals and 40 percent were people in families. The bed inventory that should be reported to the AHAR is equal to 12 beds for individuals (or 20 x .6 = 12) and 8 beds for people in families (or 20 x .4 = 8).