- HUD Guidance
- Tools and Templates
Date Published: August 2020
These HUD HMIS Programming Specification documents detail the business rules required for the HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Annual Performance Report (APR) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).
The FY 2020 CoC APR and ESG CAPER HMIS programming specifications are used to generate the CoC APR and ESG CAPER CSV files for all project types except Supportive Services Only (SSO) – Coordinated Entry grants, HMIS dedicated grants, and Planning (and Unified Funding Agency (UFA)) grants submitted in the Sage HMIS Reporting Repository. The 2020 HMIS Programming Specifications became effective October 1, 2019.
The HMIS Programming Specifications for the Coordinated Entry APR become effective October 1, 2021. All SSO-CE grant recipients are required to upload the CE CSV APR as described in these programming specifications for any CoC-funded SSO-CE APR submitted on or after October 1, 2021.