Supportive Housing Data

My data is a mess. I don’t have enough housing. I need to prove it works.

My Data Is a Mess – Learn about Supportive Housing Integration & Data

WHITEPAPER: “Double Data Entry Leads to Duplicate Client Records – One Company Explains the Risks”
This whitepaper focuses on the tangible costs and concerns of duplicate patient data. View the paper from the Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

SCIENTIFIC STUDY: “If you’re manually entering data you are entering inaccurate information 2.3% to 26.9% of the time”
This scientific brief explores the error percentage of using the double data entry method to put in data. It detects a 2.3% to 26.9% error rate using that method. View the full study from the National Institutes of Health.

TOOL: “Data Collection Checklist”
Based on HEARTH guidelines, Building Changes offers a checklist to assist in the development of a data-collection system. View the list by national advocacy group, Building Changes.

NEWS: “Mayor Lee proposes housing for homeless veterans”
California continues to be a leader in implementing President Obama’s initiative to end chronic homelessness for veterans by 2015. See the data at

ARTICLE: “Research Partnerships, Partners in Research”
Research Partnerships is a PD&R initiative designed to accept unsolicited research proposals that advance knowledge in one of the following five areas:

  • Homeownership and housing finance
  • Affordable rental housing
  • Housing as a platform for improving quality of life
  • Sustainable and inclusive communities
  • HUD assets

Learn more about the partnership from The Edge, PD&R’s online magazine.

ONLINE PAMPHLET: “Virginia releases an impressive Homes Matter report”
The Virginia Housing Coalition and the Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness have put together a report on the housing situation in Virginia. View full report from the Virginia Housing Coalition.

WHITEPAPER: “NYC Discusses Data Integration and Cross-Agency Collaboration”
NYC looks at the lack of legal or analytical infrastructure to analyze data across agencies routinely or quickly and the inability to identify people receiving services from multiple HHS agencies or determine their outcomes. View full whitepaper from the NYC Department of Health and Human Services.

WEBSITE: Advance Interoperability Initiative Resources
“Too many barriers stand in the way of clients getting the services they need. ‘Interoperability’–a national effort of technological and programmatic coordination–is poised to eliminate many of those barriers. Today, the emergence of “interoperable technology” offers an unprecedented opportunity to connect systems across traditional boundaries in exciting and rewarding ways.” View the resources at the Health and Human Services Administration for Children & Families website.