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File #: 19-8058   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Housing Commission
On agenda: 11/20/2019
Posting Language: Briefing on Homeless Strategies and Initiatives [Melody Woosley, Director, Department of Human Services]
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DEPARTMENT:

 

Neighborhood and Housing Services Department

 

DEPARTMENT HEAD:

 

Melody Woosley, Department of Human Services Director

 

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED:

 

Citywide

 

SUMMARY:

 

Department of Human Services will present on the Homelessness Strategic Plan.

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

 

The City Council approved a contract with Homebase, a consulting firm dedicated to building community capacity to end homelessness on October 19.  Homebase will develop a strategic plan on public policies to address homelessness.

 

The Department of Human Services (DHS) will provide an update on this plan, and other initiatives to reduce and eliminate homelessness.

 

ALTERNATIVES:

 

This item is for briefing purposes only.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

 

There is no fiscal impact at this time.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

This item is for briefing purposes only.