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.

HMIS data is used for federal reporting, including Annual Performance Reports, the Point-in-Time Count, Longitudinal Systems Analysis, and System Performance Measures.

Our HMIS Policies and Procedures:

HMIS Data Quality Monitoring Plan – Updated July 2020

HMIS Policies & Procedures – Updated July 2020

HMIS Data Privacy Notice – Updated June 2020


Haven for Hope is the HMIS Lead Agency
for the TX-500 Continuum of Care.

To reference HMIS resources, please click here to visit their website

How to Request Data:

If you would like data that is not offered on the website, please follow the two-step process below.

Step 1:

Download, Print, & Sign Data Use Agreement: De-identified Data

Download, Print, & Sign Data Use Agreement: Identified Data


Step 2:

Complete Data Request Form & Upload Signed Data Use Agreement

If you have technical support questions, please email data@sarahomeless.org