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A Guide to Counting Unsheltered Homeless People

Abstract

This guide describes several methods for identifying, counting, and learning about homeless people who are unlikely to be found in shelters or in other residential programs within a local homeless assistance network. It remains the quintessential document for planning and implementing a count of unsheltered homeless people.

Resource Title
A Guide to Counting Unsheltered Homeless People
Product Developer
HUD
Product Type
Guidebooks, Tools and Templates
Date Published
December 2007
Author/ Organization
Abt Associates
Program
Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESG)
Supportive Housing Program (SHP)
Shelter Plus Care Program (S+C)
Section 8 Mod Rehab Program (SRO)
Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG)- HEARTH
Continuum of Care Program (CoC) - HEARTH
E-System
None
Topic(s)
Point-In-Time (PIT)
Data Collection
Program Regulations/Requirements
Keywords
data collection
data quality
HMIS
point-in-time count
point-in-time count (PIT)
PIT