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2013 HIC and PIT Count of Homeless Persons Data Collection Guidance

Date Published: December 2012


This document provides information to Continuums of Care (CoCs) on what information to collect in order to successfully complete their 2013 Housing Inventory Count (HIC) and Point-in-Time (PIT) count. As CoCs begin to organize and plan these activities, staff should review this guidance and use it as a reference to ensure that they are capturing all of the required information.

Resource Links


  • CoC: Continuum of Care Program
  • Emergency Shelter Grants Program
  • ESG: Emergency Solutions Grants Program
  • SRO: Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program
  • S+C: Shelter Plus Care Program
  • SHP: Supportive Housing Program

Reporting System:

  • HDX: Homelessness Data Exchange

Resource Approver:

  • HUD Approved

Resource Sponsor:

  • HUD

Author Organization:

  • Abt Associates


  • Homelessness Prevention and Assistance
    • Addressing Community Needs
  • Reporting and Monitoring
    • HIC/PIT