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Resource Title: Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) Frequently Asked Questions

Format: Adobe PDF

Product Developer: HUD icon

Product Type: Guidebooks

Date Completed: October 2009

Author/Organization: Abt Associates


This document is intended for community representatives with questions regarding the AHAR. It provides detailed answers for many common questions that have been asked during past AHAR data collection periods. It includes questions and answers related to general AHAR information; identifying programs to include in your AHAR data; counting persons and households in the AHAR; counting beds in your AHAR submission; understanding utilization rates in the AHAR; accounting for irregular HMIS participation; accounting for communities or AHAR reporting categories without any emergency shelters or transitional housing programs; and completing the AHAR reporting requirements.


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