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HMIS Data Dictionary

Date Published: May 2014

Description

The HMIS Data Dictionary is designed for HMIS vendors, HMIS Lead Agencies, and HMIS system administrators to understand all of the data elements required in an HMIS, data collection and function of each required element and the specific use of each element by the appropriate federal partner. The HMIS Data Dictionary should be the source for HMIS software programming.

HMIS systems must be able to collect all of the data elements defined in the HMIS Data Dictionary, support system logic identified in this document, and ensure that data collection and the visibility of data elements is appropriate to the project type and federal funding source for any given project.

Resource Links

Reporting System:

  • HMIS: Homeless Management Information System

Resource Approver:

  • HUD Approved

Author Organization:

  • HUD

Topic:

  • Reporting and Monitoring
    • HMIS