Showing posts from November 28, 2016

Deadline Extension for Final Submission of 2016 AHAR Data – All Persons and Veterans

The deadline for final submission of 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) data for All Persons and Veterans has been extended to Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 11:59 PM PST to accommodate the need for data resubmissions in response to changes to Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) and Emergency Shelter (ES) canned reports. Please keep an eye out for possible vendor announcements about patch releases and the need to resubmit some of your data. The deadline for confirming your community's final AHAR data for All Persons and Veterans is also extended to Monday, December 12, 2016, at 11:59 PM PST . If you have any questions about the AHAR process, or have questions about the data submission requirements, you can reach out to your AHAR Data Liaison or consult the following 2016 AHAR guidance materials: 2016 Introductory Guide to the AHAR   2016 AHAR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)   AHAR Webinar Part 1: Introduction to the Data Collection Process   AHAR

2015 CoC GIS Toolkits Posted November 22, 2016

HUD has posted the  2015 HUD CoC GIS Toolkit for Communities  on the HUD Exchange. The HUD CoC GIS Toolkit for Communities expands the mapping resources available to HUD Exchange users by providing a no-cost downloadable software tool that allows users to interact with professional quality GIS maps. The toolkit includes data on CoC Boundaries, HUD Geocodes and Preliminary Pro Rata Need, Housing Inventory Count data, U.S. Census demographics, detailed street maps, and more. Toolkit capabilities include mapping and saving addresses and other custom locations, producing custom routes with intermediate waypoints, and producing custom maps with annotation. Users access pre-compiled projects through a free software product called ArcReader and are able to open and explore HUD specific project data as well as design and print custom maps. No special software or map skills beyond basic computer skills are required, meaning users can quickly get started working wit

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