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2014 HMIS Data Standards – New Resources Published

October 06, 2014 Print ShareThis

The following new resources have been published on the HMIS Guides and Tools page of the HUD Exchange:

  1. HMIS Project Descriptor Data Elements Manual - Project descriptor data elements are information about projects in the HMIS, not clients. This manual is intended to serve as a reference and provide basic guidance on HMIS Project Descriptor Data Elements (PDDEs) for CoCs, HMIS Lead Agencies, HMIS System Administrators, and HMIS users.

  2. HMIS Data Standards Community Training - This PowerPoint is intended for CoCs to use when training their communities and HMIS users on the new data standards. It is a high-level look at the changes in the 2014 data standards and provides the context in which the changes were made.

  3. 2014 HMIS Data Standards Mapping - This spreadsheet shows the changes made to the Universal and Program Specific data elements in the 2014 HMIS Data Standards. It also provides a history of each element and response from 2004, 2010, and 2014.

Questions about the Data Standards?

If you have questions about the data standards, please submit them through the HUD Exchange Ask a Question (AAQ) portal. On Step 2 of the question submission process, select HMIS Reporting System in the “My question is related to” dropdown.