HUD published the Final Rule on Defining Chronically Homeless in December 2015 with compliance going into effect on January 15, 2016. This page was created to provide guidance and additional resources to understand, implement, and comply with the Chronic Homeless definition.
MCAH provides guidance related to the definition. HMIS Users are required to complete the Chronic Homeless Final Rule Training Questionnaire on the MCAH training site (found under Training Addendum).
ANSWERING CHRONIC HOMELESS QUESTIONS IN HMIS
The document listed below provides guidance for answering the chronic questions in HMIS. This is a useful tool for training end-users.
OAKLAND COUNTY HMIS- Answering the New Chronically Homeless Questions in HMIS_3.2.16