- HUD Guidance
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Date Published: February 2023
These Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Programming Specification documents detail the business rules required for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Annual Performance Report (APR) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 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 (CE) grants, HMIS dedicated grants, and Planning (and Unified Funding Agency (UFA)) grants submitted in the Sage HMIS Reporting Repository. The FY 2022 HMIS Programming Specifications became effective October 1, 2021, and remain in effect until December 31, 2022.
The FY 2023 CoC APR and ESG CAPER HMIS Programming Specifications available below will become effective January 1, 2023.
The HMIS Programming Specifications for the CE APR became 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 before December 31, 2022. The FY 2023 CE APR HMIS Programming Specifications available under the FY 2023 Version section will be effective January 1, 2023.