Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the Department of Homelessness & Supportive Housing the City will launch on July 1st and appointed Hamilton Family Center Executive Director Jeff Kositsky to lead the new Department that will help homeless residents permanently exit the streets and move into housing and services. 5/11/16
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the City will open a new Navigation Center and lease an additional 200 units of housing for the homeless. The new Navigation Center, which will begin accepting clients in two months, will be located at the Civic Center Hotel, which will be expanded with additional supportive services.
Posted Date: 3/23/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the homeless investments included in President Barack Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal, which requests nearly $6 billion to fund targeted homelessness assistance programs that support evidence‐based solutions that San Francisco has effectively demonstrated can be successful in ending homelessness, including permanent supportive housing and rapid re‐housing, and requests an additional $11 billion over 10 years for short and long‐term rental assistance in mandatory funding to prioritize ending homelessness among families with children.
Posted Date: 2/9/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a goal for his second term of helping at least 8,000 people out of homelessness forever through strategies that stabilize people’s lives through the City’s nationally recognized housing and services and building a system that ends a person’s homelessness before it becomes chronic. 12/3/2015