HMIS and the HOPWA Program

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) formula and competitive program grantees are encouraged to use the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) for reporting to HUD.

Guidance about the HOPWA Program and its requirements can be found online at the HOPWA Program page.

Questions about HMIS participation in HOPWA-funded programs should be submitted via the HUD Exchange Ask a Question.

HOPWA HMIS Resources

HOPWA Program HMIS Manual

The HOPWA HMIS Program Manual is intended to support data collection and reporting efforts of HMIS Lead Agencies and HOPWA Program grantees. This manual provides information on HMIS program setup and data collection guidance specific to the HOPWA Program.

Date Published: September 2021

HMIS System Administrator Training: HOPWA Program Setup

This webinar reviews the project set up guidance included in the CoC, ESG, and HOPWA Program HMIS Manuals.

Date Published: March 2015

General HMIS Resources

HMIS Guides and Tools

These resources are intended to assist HMIS Lead agencies, CoC 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.