HUD Exchange for Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
A Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a local information technology system used to collect client-level data and data on the provision of housing and services to homeless individuals and families and persons at risk of homelessness. Each Continuum of Care (CoC) is responsible for selecting an HMIS software solution that complies with HUD's data collection, management, and reporting standards.
HUD Exchange Mailing Lists provide email updates on HUD policies, critical deadlines, and training opportunities..
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SNAPS Data Strategy provides a multi-year vision, as well as specific goals and objectives for HMIS.
Learn about HMIS requirements
HMIS Data and Technical Standards Resources
This resource section provides the core materials intended to assist HMIS Lead agencies, Continuum of Care representatives, and HMIS vendors in designing, implementing, and maintaining an HMIS. Resources available include data standard manuals; trainings, templates and tools; and sample policies and procedures.
View HMIS Guides and Tools
Use the interactive HMIS Data Standards Tool