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Blog 2018-04-03T10:34:22+00:00

What Changed in the 2016 HMIS Data Standards and Dictionary?

This article provides a comprehensive summary of revisions made in the 2016 update to the HMIS Data Standards and Data Dictionary (Version 5).

How to Adapt Rapid Re-housing for Youth Homelessness

This article discusses three challenges and their solutions to adapting coordinated entry and rapid re-housing for youth homelessness.

By-Name Lists: 2 Ways to Verify Veteran & Chronic Homelessness

Ensure your by-name lists are truly effective by using collaboration and HMIS customization to efficiently verify veteran and chronic homelessness.

Using GIS to Solve 3 Common Problems in Helping the Homeless

This article explains how a geographic information system (GIS) relates to homelessness—and how to use it to solve three specific problems in homeless services.

Criminalization of Homelessness: Your Basic But Comprehensive Guide

Criminalizing the homeless is the most expensive and least effective way to address homelessness. But what are its roots? And how can we address it?

HMIS Data: Getting Measurable Results Through Business Intelligence

Learn how use business intelligence (BI) to find patterns within your HMIS data, gathering measurable results to inform your strategies to end homelessness.