1. Encourage the use of integrated data systems

  2. Retooling the Crisis Response System with Youth Appropriate Responses

  3. Specifics on improving data on homeless youth

  4. Increase data collection and the data sources used for youth

  5. Provide guidance on how communities create and scale crisis systems

  6. Promote the use of local data to evaluate current system-level outcomes and costs and to inform reallocation strategies

  7. Guidance on the Local Use of HMIS

  8. Incentivize the Center for Disease Control to add housing questions to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

  9. Reconcile federal definitions between HUD and MV on family homelessness. Rely on DOE counts rather than PIT to scope family homelessness.

  10. Ensure Coordinated Access Collaobrates with mainstream systems

  11. Better data collection on homeless children, youth and families

  12. We need better data on Rapid ReHousing and Transitional Houisng

  13. Develop best practices and toolkits for emergency shelter operations

  14. Include well-targeted diversion strategies as a key aspect of crisis response, closely linked to coordinated entry.

  15. Houusing and services are critical

  16. Fund demonstration projects that would test whether pairing CTI with a voucher works as alternative to PSH for chronically homeless adults.

  17. Provide ongoing funding sources for HPRP services, and include housing retention data requirements

  18. Addressing Objective 6

  19. Do more to promote best practices

  20. Eliminate equivocation on HIPAA's application to homeless services to enable system-wide data sharing while protecting confidentiality.

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