Homeless Management Information System
A Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a local information technology system used to collect client-level data and data on the provision of housing and services to homeless individuals and families and persons at risk of homelessness. Each Continuum of Care (CoC) is responsible for selecting an HMIS software solution that complies with HUD's data collection, management, and reporting standards.
The SNAPS Data Strategy provides a multi-year vision, as well as specific goals and objectives for HMIS.
HMIS Data and Technical Standards Resources
This resource section provides the core materials intended to assist HMIS Lead agencies, Continuum of Care representatives, and HMIS vendors in designing, implementing, and maintaining an HMIS. Resources available include data standard manuals; trainings, templates and tools; and sample policies and procedures.
Federal Partner HMIS Integration Resources
This resource section provides links to a designated page for each of the HUD programs and federal partner programs participating in HMIS (HUD, HHS, and the VA). Each page is intended to provide the full range of materials necessary to guide participation in HMIS, including all of the core materials and the supplemental guidance specific to each federal partner participating in HMIS.
HMIS Information Forums for Leads, Administrators, and Vendors
HMIS Leads and System Administrators, as well as HMIS Software Vendors have an externally maintained information forum that accessible by emailing the following email addresses with a request to join the forum. HUD asks that only HMIS Leads and System Administrators request to join the HMIS Lead forum and that only HMIS Software Providers join the Vendor forum. Each forum provides an email listserv, discussion opportunities, and special announcements and meetings tailored specifically for these audiences.
HMIS News & Announcements
HUD Releases Updated Optional Rating and Ranking Tool v4.0.2 for the CoC Program Competition
Date Posted: August 15, 2019
HMIS Capacity Building Project Award Announcement
Date Posted: August 14, 2019
2019 NHSDC Fall Conference – Austin, TX – October 15-17, 2019
Date Posted: June 17, 2019
SNAPS In Focus: Stella – A New Way to See How Your CoC is Performing
Date Posted: June 04, 2019
LSA Updates for CoCs: Data Cleaning and Submission Deadline – June 24, 2019
Date Posted: June 03, 2019
Save the Date: Stella Performance Strategy & Analysis Tool Webinar – June 5 and 6, 2019 – 1:30 PM EDT
Date Posted: May 29, 2019