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Resource Title: Calculating Unmet Need for Homeless Individuals and Families

Format: Adobe PDF

Product Developer: HUD icon

Product Type: Guidebooks

Date Completed: April 2006

Author/Organization: Abt Associates


This guidance will assist your community in preparing the McKinney-Vento application and undertaking long-term program planning. HUD has developed this guidance to assist CoCs in completing the unmet need calculation. However, communities may choose to continue using their own procedures to determine unmet need. The guidance introduces standardized formulas and procedures for calculating unmet need and identifies the data needed for the calculations. A document called "Worksheets for Calculating Unmet Need" is also available to assist with these calculations.


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