Northern Illinois [OUTS-225] Program Recidivism

Report Purpose and Summary

This report provides a summary by program type, of Destinations and length of time returning to homelessness during the reporting period. To pull into the report, the enrollment must have been exited during the reporting period. An admin report is also available with additional prompts. 


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 Program Based Reports folder to expand the section.

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

Reporting Parameters

Step 4: Enter the following parameters

Program Type(s) Select the program type(s) to include in the report (hold either control/command/shift button to select multiple)
  • Emergency Shelter 
  • Transitional Housing  
  • Safe Haven 
  • Permanent Supportive Housing (disability required for entry) 
  • Street Outreach 
  • Services Only 
  • PH-Housing Only 
  • PH-Housing with Services (no disability required for entry) 
  • Homelessness Prevention 
  • PH-Rapid Rehousing 
Program Status
  • All 
  • Active 
  • Inactive 
Program(s) Select the program(s) you would like to include in the report. The program(s) displayed for the selection will align with the program type(s) and program status selected above (hold either control/command/shift button to select multiple)
Report Date Range Enter the date range of enrollments to include 
Report Output Format Choose *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

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

By clicking on the number of clients in the table’s columns, you will receive a list of clients. This will include the client’s full name, unique identifier, social security number, and date of birth.  

Did this answer your question? Thanks for the feedback There was a problem submitting your feedback. Please try again later.