Congress has indicated that jurisdictions should be collecting an array of data on homelessness, including unduplicated counts, use of services and the effectiveness of the local homeless assistance system. HUD has been directed by Congress to work with jurisdictions homeless data by 2004.
HUD’s Strategy For Homeless Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting
to Congress: HUD's Strategy for Homeless Data Collection, Reporting
and Analysis. Department
of Housing and Urban Development (August, 2001).
Progress Reports to Congress on HUD's Strategy
These annual reports to Congress describe the progress made in implementing HUD's Strategy for Homeless Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting since 2001.