CES Partner Documents and Resources

HMIS Resource

  • Resources for Access Point
    • View the Access Point Workflow, for Access Points, here for more information.
    • View the entire CES workflow here.
    • Learn more about the CES Data Elements here.
    • Learn about the CES reports that will become available after the HMIS transition has been completed, here.
    • Learn about CES for Case Managers here.
    • View all of the CES functionalities in HMIS here.
    • Complete the CES Training for HMIS here.
  • Resources for Housing Agencies
    • View the Access Point Workflow, for Housing Agencies, here for more information.
    • View the entire CES workflow here.
    • Learn more about the CES Data Elements here.
    • Learn about the CES reports that will become available after the HMIS transition has been completed, here.
    • Learn about CES for Housing Agencies here.
    • View all of the CES functionalities in HMIS here.
    • Complete the CES Training for HMIS here.

HUD Guidance

  • HUD Definition of Homelessness
  • HUD Definition of Chronic Homelessness
  • Coordinated Entry and HMIS FAQ
  • Coordinated Entry and Victim Service Providers FAQ

HUD FAQ

  • FAQ 2782 (July 2016) For many person experiencing homelessness, obtaining the required third-party documentation can often take a long period of time. Are recipients of PSH required to have all third-party documentation at the point of intake and enrollment of a program participation into a project?
  • FAQ 2756 (April 2016) What are acceptable forms of third-party documentation for documenting an individual or head of household's history of residing in a place not meant for human habitation, emergency shelter, or safe haven?
  • FAQ 520 (April 2013) Is an individual or family that is receiving Rapid Re-housing Assistance considered chronically homeless for purposes of remaining eligible for permanent housing placements dedicated to serving the chronically homeless?