Register Today: Preparing for HUD's System Performance Measures Webinar - June 2016

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Register Today: Preparing for HUD's System Performance Measures Webinar - June 2016

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is pleased to announce three upcoming webinars to assist Continuum of Care (CoC) and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Leads as they prepare for the first submission of data on HUD’s System-level Performance Measures.

As stated in the recent HUD listserv message on the measures, HUD expects communities to be aware of their performance and to be striving to improve. In the coming weeks, CoCs will submit their system performance measures via HUD’s Homelessness Data Exchange (HDX).

To assist communities in these efforts, HUD has developed a training on the measures, entitled “Preparing for HUD’s System Performance Measures.” The same training will be offered during three distinct dates/times, to encourage participation by representatives from each CoC and HMIS implementation. 

Participants will learn:
  • The purpose for measuring system performance and what will be reported to HUD
  • How to prepare for generating and reporting system performance to HUD

Registration is now open for the following trainings:

Location Date Registration
Regions 5, 7, 8, & 10 Tuesday, June 7th
2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT
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Regions 1, 2, 3, & 4 Wednesday, June 8th
1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT
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Regions 6 & 9 Thursday, June 9th
4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT
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Note that these calls are not the forum for CoCs or projects to appeal HUD's funding decisions. CoCs or project applicants who believe there was a HUD error in the awards have an opportunity to appeal and must follow the process outlined in Section X of the FY2015 NOFA.

Who Should Attend?
The Preparing for HUD’s System Performance Measures training is relevant to both CoC and HMIS Lead agency staff. However, lines are limited for these calls. Please limit registration to 2 people per CoC; we encourage CoC staff to listen together on one line (and use one registration) if possible.

Training Point of Contact
Natalie Matthews |

Registering for the Preparing for HUD’s System Performance Measures Webinar

Access the registration page below and then select Register Now on the right side of the page.
If you have not yet registered for an HUD Exchange Learn account:
Create an Account on the HUD Exchange

  1. Go to the HUD Exchange (
  2. Click Login to My HUD Exchange.
  3. Click Create an Account.
  4. Fill out the form, and click the Create Account button.
Your account has been created. You will receive a confirmation email
If you have already registered for an HUD Exchange Learn account:
  1. Enter your Username and Password; select Log in
  2. If prompted to fill out additional information, please do so, and select Update
  3. You will be brought directly to the course detail page in HUD Exchange Learn
  4. Select the checkbox next to the class name and location and then select Enroll in this Class
If you are unsure if you have an HUD Exchange Learn account:
  • Go to the HUD Exchange Login page, and enter your email address into the field Forget Username or Password?
  • If a username for that email address already exists, you will receive an email with a temporary password that you can use to follow the steps above. If not, you’ll receive an error message.

Additional Instructions

To find out more information about upcoming trainings and access materials from previously held trainings, go to HUD Exchange Training and Events.

NHSDC Call for Session Proposals and Save the Date

NHSDC Call for Session Proposals!
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Save the Date and Call For Proposals!

The National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC) will be holding its Fall Conference on October 13-14, 2016, in New Orleans, LA.  
Call for Session Proposals
NHSDC provides information, assistance, peer education, and lifelong learning to its membership and other interested parties in the articulation, planning, implementation, and continuous operation of technology initiatives to collect, aggregate, analyze, and present information regarding the provision of human services.

In keeping with this year’s theme, Bridging Input to Impact: Learning from Data to Create Smarter Systems of Care, NHSDC welcomes session proposals with a new take on the growing need of communities to discover new ways of using data to connect service providers, expand the use of data beyond traditional boundaries and learn about tools and techniques organizations are using to achieve these initiatives.

Please read the Call for Proposals and submit your proposal for a conference session to the Online Proposal Link.

Pre-Conference Institute Survey
For the past year, communities across the country have worked diligently to integrate HMIS and RHYMIS platforms.  A key challenge in integrating these systems is obtaining a youth’s consent to share information collected and ensuring that both youth and service providers fully understand what consent in this context means.  

To advance the dialogue on these issues, NHSDC is partnering with the National Network for Youth to organize a Youth Privacy Summit on October 12, 2016 (the day before our Fall Conference). We want to know how many of you would like to participate.  Please use THIS LINK to complete this brief survey and let us know, who you are, your interest in the issues, your level of experience navigating these barriers, and whether you would to attend the Youth Privacy Summit.

We look forward to seeing you in October!

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