True or False: Only the HMIS Lead may receive funds to cover the costs of contributing data to the CoC’s designated HMIS.
“False” is correct. Any recipient or subrecipient with an HMIS Budget Line Item may use CoC program funds to pay for the costs of contributing data to the HMIS designated by the CoC.
True or False: Victim service providers and legal service providers are prohibited from using the HMIS BLI to support contributions to a comparable data base.
“False” is correct. Although victim service providers are prohibited from entering personally identifiable information into HMIS, victim services providers and legal services providers may use CoC funds to establish and operate a comparable database that complies with HUD‘s HMIS requirements.
Are the salaries of staff conducting data entry into HMIS and other HMIS-related overhead costs eligible as project administrative costs?
“No” is correct. Staff and overhead costs directly related to contributing data to HMIS are considered HMIS eligible costs and are not eligible project administrative costs.