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Date Published: September 2018
The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) HMIS Program Manual is intended to support data collection and reporting efforts of Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agencies and HOPWA Program grantees. This manual provides information on HMIS program setup and data collection guidance specific to the HOPWA Program.
The guidance provided in this document aligns with requirements around using HMIS as stated by the HOPWA office and refers to the data elements required for HOPWA in an HMIS as established in the 2017 HMIS Data Standards. This document is not intended to replace the HMIS Data Dictionary or the HMIS Data Manual, but to complement them and relate HOPWA-specific requirements. This document is not a replacement for any specific program guidance, requirements, regulations, notices, and training materials on the HOPWA Program. This manual only addresses the use of HMIS for HOPWA.