In a climate of growing need and shrinking resources, data is a critical management tool that helps communities better understand where efforts are achieving the desired impact and, in contrast, where changes are needed to improve results. These resources from USICH aim to help communities improve their data quality and use data more effectively to make policy, funding, and program design decisions.
- Performance Measurement of Homeless Systems
- What Gets Measured, Gets Done: Toolkit on Performance Measurement for Ending Homelessness
- Making the Most of HMIS Data: A Guide to Understanding Homelessness and Improving Programs in Your Community
- Building Knowledge, Effectiveness, and Capacity: Advancing Data on Homelessness in Eleven Communities
- The Community Perspective: Using Research and Technology to Identify Solutions to Prevent and End Homelessness
- Demonstrating the Uses of Homeless Data at the Local Level
- From Intake to Analysis: Developing a Continuum of Care Data Quality Plan
- Enhancing HMIS Data Quality
- HMIS Self-Assessment Tool
- HMIS Budget and Staffing Toolkit
Access these and other resources on the USICH website.