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  • Homeless Management Information Systems; a unified database format encouraged by the US Housing and Urban Development which allows streamlining Continuum of Care grants across jurisdictions.


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  • Further, grantees and subgrantees will collect data through the Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS).

    Christine Schanes: The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP)

  • The RIN revolt started on 18th February when 1100 naval ratings of HMIS Talwar struck work at Bombay to protest against the treatment meted out to them - flagrant racial discrimination, unpalatable food and abuses to boot.


  • Dutt, a rating, for scrawling 'Quit India' on the HMIS Talwar, was sorely resented.


  • The next day, ratings from Castle and Fort Barracks joined the strike and on hearing that the HMIS Talwar ratings had been fired upon which was incorrect left their posts and went around Bombay in lorries, holding aloft flags containing the picture of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.


  • HMIS administrators such as Michelle Budzek, who facilitates the Hamilton County Continuum of Care in Ohio, said the data systems are useful to agencies and that they can be designed to protect victims of domestic violence.

    Activists Slam Homeless Tracking

  • "It's true this isn't worth one life, but when you understand just how secure these systems are and the kind of data that would be available if some rocket scientist could manage to crack this, you would see that HMIS (Homeless Management Information Systems) provides a more secure data-collection and reporting system than currently exists," Sullivan said.

    Activists Slam Homeless Tracking

  • In response to a Congressional mandate to obtain an unduplicated count of homeless people in America, HUD has asked service providers, including homeless and domestic violence shelters, food banks, housing authorities and law enforcement to input client information, including name, date of birth, social security number, and temporary residence, into the Homeless Management Information System HMIS – a computerized database to track people who are homeless.

    HUD is getting ready to screw over domestic violence shelters - call the White House today, please!

  • However when final HMIS standards were released on July 30, 2004 the exemptions for domestic violence shelters and domestic violence victims had been removed!

    HUD is getting ready to screw over domestic violence shelters - call the White House today, please!

  • Many domestic violence shelters in this country rely on HUD funding and will be required to participate in the HMIS system.

    HUD is getting ready to screw over domestic violence shelters - call the White House today, please!

  • Nevertheless, homeless advocates said the money that local agencies will need to invest in HMIS technology would be better spent elsewhere.

    Feds Want to Track the Homeless


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