HSH Progress Report

HSH Progress Reports


The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) began forming in June 2016 and officially launched on August 15, 2016.

In the past year HSH

  • Engaged 6,100 people on the street with outreach and case management
  • Provided shelter to 5,633 unique individuals (adults)
  • Provided over 450 people in encampments with opportunities to move from large tent encampments
  • Housed 7,000 formerly homeless people with permanent supportive housing
  • Assisted over 1,950 people with exits from homelessness:
    • Permanent Supportive Housing, 750
    • Rapid re-housing, 400
    • Homeward Bound, 800

In addition, HSH has been working to expand existing resources. Since June 2016 HSH:

  • Opened two new navigation centers
  • Put three new navigation centers in the pipeline
  • Started the Encampment Resolution Team
  • Launched the Moving On initiative
  • Brought over 300 new units of supportive housing online

HSH Progress Report June 2017