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CoC APR and ESG CAPER HMIS Programming Specifications

Date Published: August 2019



This HUD HMIS Programming Specification document details 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). These programming specifications are used to generate the CoC APR and ESG CAPER CSV files which are submitted in the Sage HMIS Reporting Repository.

The 2017 programming specifications were developed utilizing the HUD Data Standards as found in the 2017 HMIS Data Dictionary v1.3 and cover all questions for the CoC APR and ESG CAPER where the information needed to answer the question is required/expected to be extracted from an HMIS or comparable database system. The 2020 HMIS Programming Specifications will be effective October 1, 2019.

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