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Date Published: December 2019
The Veterans Affairs (VA) Programs HMIS Manual is intended to support data collection and reporting efforts of Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agencies and VA Program grantees. This manual provides information on HMIS program setup and data collection guidance specific to the VA Programs that use HMIS.
The guidance provided in this document aligns with requirements around using HMIS as stated by the VA and refers to the data elements required for VA grantees in an HMIS as established in the FY 2020 HMIS Data Standards. This document not intended to replace the HMIS Data Dictionary or the HMIS Data Manual, but to provide additional information about VA-specific HMIS requirements. This document only addresses the use of HMIS for VA programs and is not a replacement for any specific program guidance, requirements, regulations, notices, or training materials on VA Programs. This manual only addresses the use of HMIS for VA Programs.