HUD Resources Available for the Point in Time Count
HUD has published this site to share tools and resources to aid communities in conducting an effective point in time count. Key resources within this and other related sites include:

  • HUD Exchange (HDX) Frequently Asked Questions
  • Counting People in Structures for the PIT Count: Details two proven methods for successfully counting people sleeping in structures during Point-in-Time (PIT) Count. This resource explains both successful methodologies and an example of how to extrapolate collected data for unaccounted structures.
  • 2024 HIC/PIT Count Data Collection Notice: The 2024 notice provides detailed guidance for collecting the required data elements for the Housing Inventory Charts (HIC) and Point-in-Time (PIT). Emphasizes accuracy and is an official reference for 2023's additional requirements and guidance on completing the respective counts. 

If you have questions about conducting your HIC and PIT counts, please submit them to the HDX Ask A Question (AAQ) portal on the HUD Exchange website. To submit a question to the HDX AAQ portal, select “HDX: Homelessness Data Exchange” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.