HUD and Federal Partner Setup and Workflows

HMIS Glossary Of Terms – Common Acronyms


HIC Housing Inventory Count 
HMIS Homeless Management Information System
HOPWA Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
HPC High Performing Community
HQS Housing Quality Standards
HRE Homelessness Resource Exchange
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ICM Intensive Case Management
IDIS Integrated Disbursement and Information System
NOFA Notice of Funding Availability 
OAG Outside Agency Grant
PBRA Project Based Rental Assistance
PH Permanent Housing
PHB Permanent Housing Bonus
PIT Point In Time
PRN Pro Rata Need
PSH Permanent Supportive Housing
RHYMIS Runaway and Homeless Youth Management Information System
RRH Rapid ReHousing
SPC Shelter Plus Care
SH Safe Haven
SHP Supportive Housing Program
SOAR SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery
SRO Single Room Occupancy
TA Technical Assistance
TBRA Tenant Based Rental Assistance
TH Transitional Housing
UFA United Funding Agency