[OUTS-205-AD] Program Recidivism

Report Purpose and Summary

This report is often used in reviewing a program's effectiveness.  It should be run by a System Administrator to provide accurate results.  Please email your System Admin if interested in looking at data from this report.


Make sure you are operating in Clarity under the agency you are running the report for. You can check and change this under your name in the top right corner. 

Step 1: Click on the Launchpad, then click on the Reports icon.

Step 2: In the Report Library, click the down arrow next to the Administrator Reports folder to expand the section.

Step 3: Click the Run button next to[OUTS-205-AD] Program Recidivism.

Reporting Parameters

Choose the CoC the program is located in
Agency Status
Choose ‘Active Agencies’
Choose ONLY your agency
Program Type(s)
Choose the Program Type(s) for the programs you wish to include in the report (hold either control/command/shift button to select multiple types)
Program Status
Choose ‘Active Programs’
Choose the Program(s) you wish to include in the report (hold either control/command/shift button to select multiple types)
Report Date Range
Choose a Start Date and End Date of reporting period
Report Output Format
Select *Web Page, PDF or Excel

*Drilldown Functionality is available when run in Web Page Format

Step 5: Click submit 

The file will be sent to the Report Queue. Once the report is processed, you will receive a notification that the report is ready.

To open the report, either select Open on the popup or click the Queue icon and then click Open.

Reporting Details

Organized by Program Type, (TH and RRH are combined) the report returns the number of clients in the following categories:

  • Number of clients who exited  
  • Number of clients who exited to permanent destinations (refer to HUD HMIS Data Dictionary, Appendix A for a list of destinations)  
  • Number of clients returning to homelessness  
  • Of those exiting to a permanent destination, how many returned to a Homeless Program (Emergency Shelter, Safe Haven, Street Outreach, Transitional Housing, PH - Rapid Re-Housing) during the reporting period  
  • The report will look for returns throughout the Clarity instance, not just the current agency  
  • Average number of days from program exit to re-entry  
  • The average number of days till entry in a Homeless Program  

Drilldown Functionality

The report has drilldown functionality by clicking on the number of clients by program type and display, you will receive a list of clients. This will include the client’s full name, unique identifier, social security number, and date of birth.


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