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From AHAR to LSA: Understanding the FY 2018 Changes

Date Published: October 2018

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The Longitudinal Systems Analysis (LSA) report reflects a major change in how annual HMIS-based client and inventory data will be submitted to HUD. This brief document highlights the key changes between the LSA and the former Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) process. The document includes a table that lists relevant topics and describes how they were handled with the former AHAR approach versus how they will be handled under the new LSA approach.

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