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NHSDC/HUD Spring Conference – Minneapolis, MN – April 6-8, 2020

January 16, 2020 Print ShareThis

HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) is excited to collaborate with the National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC). NHSDC understands the importance of data quality and the value of using valid and reliable data for community planning and performance measurement. NHSDC has worked for over 14 years to deliver conferences that allow Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) professionals to share ideas, current challenges, and best practices while developing a critical network of peer support.

This NHSDC-HUD co-sponsored three day event will provide high-quality content through NHSDC's regular solicitation process and HUD sessions on key topics and issues featured in the SNAPS Data and Performance Technical Assistance (TA) Strategy.

As noted in the Data and Performance Strategy, HUD’s priorities for Continuums of Care (CoCs) and HMIS staff members are:

  • Improved capacity of people setting up, operating, and benefiting from data systems
     
  • Data systems that collect comprehensive, accurate, and timely data
     
  • Continuums and stakeholders that use data to improve efforts to end homelessness

HUD strongly encourages both CoC and HMIS leaders and staff to review this strategy and integrate its vision and goals into their local work.

As in the past, this conference is HUD-approved. Therefore, HMIS funds awarded under the CoC and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) programs may be used to attend the 2020 NHSDC/HUD Spring Conference. Projects without funds designated for HMIS can use admin funds to attend this event.

For more information and registration, please visit the NHSDC website.

Tags: CoC ESG HMIS