2015 HIC & PIT Survey

HUD requires us to conduct a Housing Inventory Count (HIC) and a Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of sheltered homeless persons in Suburban Cook County on a specified date during the last ten days of January.  If your agency provided shelter or housing, housing vouchers, motel vouchers or rapid re-housing assistance to homeless persons on the night of Wednesday, January 28, 2015, please complete the online 2015 Housing Inventory Count & Point-In-Time Count (HIC & PIT) by clicking on the link below.

The deadline for completing the survey is 5:00 pm, March 13, 2015.

Link to the online 2015 HIC & PIT: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=DAHTi5epwgxqL5ehgd2lqg

Attachments: (download below)

  1. 2015 Housing Inventory Count & Point-In-Time Count Instructions/Definitions document
  2. A copy of this email text
  3. A spreadsheet with two tabs—one tab is a list of programs expected to be included in the final count and housing inventory; the other is a point-in-time count generated from HMIS for the night of Jan 28, 2015.  For HMIS users, this reflects the data as it currently exists in HMIS.  If this data is not correct, you will need to correct the data in HMIS so that your “0630 - SubCook Sheltered PIT 2014 – v7” report is accurate.
  4. A sample copy of the online 2015 Housing Inventory Count & Point-In-Time Count (forms A and B)

       (do not submit these formsuse the link to complete the 2015 HIC & PIT online)


Non-HMIS Participants and SSVF/ESG Funded Rapid Re-Housing Providers

Non-HMIS and SSVF/ESG Rapid Re-housing providers need to complete both Forms A and B, of the online 2015 Housing Inventory Count & Point-In-Time Count.  Rapid Re-Housing providers should include only those persons housed in Suburban Cook County with rapid re-housing funds on the night of January 28, 2015.

HMIS Participants and CoC Funded Rapid Rehousing Providers

HMIS participants and CoC Funded Rapid Rehousing providers will need to complete only Form A of the online 2015 Housing Inventory Count & Point-In-Time Count, however submission will require an attached PDF copy of the ART report “0630-SubCook-Sheltered PIT 2015–v11” for the project. 

In order to assemble all responses from the Suburban Cook County Continuum-of-Care, and make a timely submission to HUD, we would appreciate your submission as soon as possible, but no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, March 13, 2015.

If you have any questions, or need assistance, please contact your Alliance HMIS team (Lynn, Jeremy, or Peggy). 

An instructional webinar can be scheduled if Providers need additional assistance in completing the 2015 HIC & PIT.  Please email Lynn@suburbancook.org if you think this would benefit your team.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this critical matter!


HMIS Team (Lynn (x07), Jeremy (x03), Peggy (x02))   (708) 236-3261

Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County | 4415 Harrison St, Suite 228 | Hillside, IL 60162