24 CFR § 578.57 - Homeless Management Information System.
(a) Eligible costs.
(i) Purchasing or leasing computer hardware;
(ii) Purchasing software or software licenses;
(iii) Purchasing or leasing equipment, including telephones, fax machines, and furniture;
(iv) Obtaining technical support;
(v) Leasing office space;
(vi) Paying charges for electricity, gas, water, phone service, and high-speed data transmission necessary to operate or contribute data to the HMIS;
(vii) Paying salaries for operating HMIS, including:
(A) Completing data entry;
(B) Monitoring and reviewing data quality;
(C) Completing data analysis;
(D) Reporting to the HMIS Lead;
(E) Training staff on using the HMIS; and
(F) Implementing and complying with HMIS requirements;
(ix) Paying staff travel costs to conduct intake; and
(i) Hosting and maintaining HMIS software or data;
(ii) Backing up, recovering, or repairing HMIS software or data;
(iii) Upgrading, customizing, and enhancing the HMIS;
(iv) Integrating and warehousing data, including development of a data warehouse for use in aggregating data from subrecipients using multiple software systems;
(v) Administering the system;
(vi) Reporting to providers, the Continuum of Care, and HUD; and
(vii) Conducting training on using the system, including traveling to the training.
(3) If the recipient or subrecipient is a victim services provider, or a legal services provider, it may use Continuum of Care funds to establish and operate a comparable database that complies with HUD's HMIS requirements.
(b) General restrictions. Activities funded under this section must comply with the HMIS requirements.
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