The Introductory Guide to the 2013 AHAR
provides background information and guidance on the AHAR, describes the AHAR data reporting requirements, and reviews the data submission process via the HUD Homelessness Data Exchange
(HDX), a web-based data collection tool. This guide is designed primarily for people and communities interested in participating in the AHAR for the first time. It can also be used as a reference guide for communities that participated in previous AHARs.
The 2013 AHAR FAQs provide answers to many commonly asked questions about the 2013 AHAR.