CoC FAQ

Note: This FAQ relates to HMIS, CoC

Q

Are records contained in HMIS or a comparable database used by victim services or legal services providers acceptable evidence of third-party documentation?

Date Published: March 2015

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Yes - Records contained in a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) or comparable database used by victim service or legal service providers are acceptable evidence of third-party documentation and intake worker observations if the HMIS retains an auditable history of all entries, including the person who entered the data, the date of entry, and the change made; and if the HMIS prevents overrides or changes of the dates entries are made.


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