HSH Progress Report

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