ACDA Anchorage Community Development Authority
ACEH Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness
ACF Alaska Community Foundation
ACMHS Anchorage Community Mental Health Services
ADRC Aging & Disability Resource Center
AEDC Anchorage Economic Development Corp
AHAR Annual Homeless Assessment Report
AHFC Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
AKHMIS Alaska Homeless Management Information System
APR Annual Progress Report
AWAIC Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis
BHAP Basic Homeless Assistance Program
CDBG Community Development Block Grant
CE Coordinated Entry
CH Chronically Homeless
CITC Cook Inlet Tribal Council
CoC Continuum of Care
DV Domestic Violence
ES Emergency Shelter
ESG Emergency Solutions Grant
FASD Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Spectrum Disorder
FYSB Family and Youth Services Bureau
GPD Grant and Per Diem
HALO Home and Land Owners Association
HDX Homeless Data Exchange
HG HMIS Glossary
HHS US Department of Health and Human Services
HIC Housing Inventory Count
HMIS Homeless Management Information System
HoH Head of Household
HOPWA Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
HP Homelessness Prevention
HPRP Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program
HUD Housing and Urban Development
HUD-VASH Housing and Urban Development – Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing
ICA Institute for Community Alliances
IEP Individualized Educational Plan
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LGBTQ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning
PATH Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
PFP Partners for Progress
PFS Pay for Success
PHC Project Homeless Connect
PIH Public and Indian Housing
PII Personally Identifiable Information
PIT Point in Time Count
PPI Personal Protected Information
PRC Partners ReEntry Center
PSDEs Program Specific Data Elements
PSH Permanent Supportive Housing
RHY Runaway and Homeless Youth
RRH Rapid Rehousing
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SH Safe Haven
SNAPs Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs
SO Street Outreach
SPMs System Performance Measures
SSN Social Security Number
SSO Supportive Services Only
SSVF Supportive Services for Veterans Families
TH Transitional Housing
UDEs Universal Data Elements
VA US Department of Veterans Affairs
VAWA Violence Against Women’s Act
YHDP Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project
SRO Single Room Occupancy
SMI Serious Mental Illness