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Materials Posted: LSA Office Hours for CoCs

November 05, 2018 Print ShareThis

Update: Materials are now posted on the LSA Submission Process: Discussion Session and the From AHAR to LSA: Understanding the FY 18 Changes training pages.


Beginning on October 31, 2018 communities can upload their official Longitudinal Systems Analysis (LSA) data for use in the 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress via the new Homelessness Data Exchange, Version 2.0 (HDX 2.0). For Continuums of Care (CoCs) that wish to learn more about the new LSA data submission cycle, HUD will be hosting the office hour session below.

Upcoming Webinar Delivery

LSA Submission Process: Discussion Session

November 6, 2018 – 2 - 3 PM EST

This session will cover questions received through HUD’s Ask A Question (AAQ) portal about the LSA process. Staff from Abt Associates will also open up the event to allow participants the opportunity to ask and submit any other questions they may have. This session is being held one week after the HDX 2.0 opens for official submissions, and during the week that CoCs are expected to have completed a test upload in the HDX 2.0. It is an opportunity for CoCs to ask additional questions after having hands-on experience with the upload process.

Register for the LSA Submission Process: Discussion Session

Training Objectives

Upon completion of this training, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the timeline and process for CoCs submitting LSA data to the HDX 2.0

Who Should Attend?

This training is intended for all CoC members who are responsible for reviewing or submitting their LSA data to HUD.

Registration Instructions

You must have a HUD Exchange account to register. Follow these instructions for registering.

Participants can submit their questions for the office hours in advance by using HUD’s AAQ portal.

  1. Complete required information in Step 1.
  2. Select “HDX: Homelessness Data Exchange” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2.
  3. For the subject line, enter “LSA Office Hours” to ensure your question is flagged for the event.

Past Webinar Delivery

From AHAR to LSA: Understanding the FY 18 Changes

HUD also held office hours on October 23, 2018. This session introduced the LSA and covered key changes to this year’s data submission process and timeline. Staff from Abt Associates will covered Frequently Asked Questions about the LSA process, and participants had the opportunity to ask and submit any other questions they may have had.

Tags: CoC HDX