Performance Measurement and Improvement

Performance improvement strategies can help your community’s homelessness assistance programs work better and achieve better outcomes. These tools will help you implement performance improvement strategies that have been used successfully by other communities.

The resources on this page provide guidance on successful performance improvement strategies. Two interactive tools that can help your community measure performance are also available: the Performance Improvement Calculator and the Homeless System Evaluator Tool.


Library Resources

Interactive Tool | February 21, 2014
The Center for Capacity Building developed a Homeless System Evaluator Tool. This tool is designed to help communities determine how well they are preventing and ending homelessness based on data from their system.
Webinar | December 17, 2013
On Wednesday, December 11, at 3 p.m. ET, the director of the Alliance's Center for Capacity Building Norm Suchar spoke in this webinar hosted by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) on strategies to succeed in this year's HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) program competition. In this webinar, speakers discussed how prospective grantees can successfully navigate important changes to the competition. Under this current NOFA, HUD will award $1.7 billion in funds for fiscal year (FY) 2013.
Interactive Tool | October 12, 2012
The Performance Improvement Calculator is an interactive tool that allows communities to use local cost and performance data on homeless programs to model strategies that decrease homelessness.