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What are acceptable forms of third-party documentation for documenting an individual or head of household’s history of residing in a place not meant for human habitation, emergency shelter, or safe haven?
An individual record of a stay in an emergency shelter, a safe haven, or from a street outreach contact from an HMIS, or comparable database used by victim service or legal service providers;
A written observation by an outreach or intake worker of encounters with the individual or head of household that includes a description of the conditions where the individual or head of household was living or is currently living;
A written observation by a community member that has observed where the individual or head of household was living or is currently living; and
A written referral by another housing or service provider.
Tags: Data - GeneralCoC Program Requirements - Definition of Chronic HomelessnessHMIS