HIFIS Release 4.0.59.1 Frequently Asked Questions

Description

The Homeless Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS) release 4.0.59.1 includes several new Coordinated Access functionalities to support communities to shift towards real-time, data-driven decision-making. Enhancements include: 

  • improvements to strengthen housing history data entry, 
  • automatic calculation of chronic homelessness based on the Reaching Home definition, 
  • an integrated Unique Identifier List (or By-Name List), and more.

HIFIS 4.0.59.1 Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) is a companion document to the HIFIS 4.0.59.1 Reference Guide. The FAQ provides practical advice on implementing release 59.1, using the Coordinated Access module, and how the Unique Identifier List intersects with other initiatives.
 

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Authored By
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Focus area
HIFIS
Target audience
Other
Type of Asset
Guide