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Strategic Measure_Number of persons experiencing homelessness - Annual Sheltered HMIS Count

This dataset provides information on individuals experiencing sheltered homelessness in the Austin/Travis County Continuum of Care (CoC) in a given fiscal year. "Sheltered" homelessness refers to individuals residing in emergency shelter, safe haven, or transitional housing project types. This measure overlaps, but is different from, the Point in Time (PIT) Count (SD23 Measure EOA.E.1a), which is a snapshot of both sheltered and unsheltered homelessness on one night in January.

Data Source: The data for this measure was reported to the City of Austin by the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO). Each year, ECHO, as the homeless Continuum of Care Lead Agency (CoC Lead), aggregates and reports community wide data (including this measure) to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This data is referred to as System Performance Measures as they are designed to examine how well a community is responding to homelessness at a system level.

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NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Specific Demographicspecific_demographicspecific_demographicTextThe specific demographic of the client within the demographic category. E.g. for the demographic category "Ethnicity" the possible "Specific Demographics" are: 1) Hispanic/Latino, 2) Non-Hispanic/Non-Latino, or 3) Client Doesn't Know or Client Refused
Fiscal Yearfiscal_yearfiscal_yearTextFiscal year starts on 10/01/20XX and goes through 09/30/20XX of the following year
Total Unduplicated Clientstotal_unduplicatedtotal_unduplicatedNumberTotal number of unduplicated clients (may or may not match sum of demographic category)
# in Emergency ShelteresesNumberNumber of individuals residing in emergency shelter
Demographic Categorydemographic_categorydemographic_categoryTextRace, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, age category or disability status
Fiscal Year Startfiscal_year_startfiscal_year_startCalendar dateStart of the fiscal year
Fiscal Year Endfiscal_year_endfiscal_year_endCalendar dateEnd of the fiscal year
# in Transitional HousingththNumberNumber of individuals residing in transitional housing
# in Safe HavenshshNumberNumber of individuals residing in safe haven
 
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