Measurable Progress and Building for the Future

The Homeless Initiative’s eighth quarterly report shows that Measure H is already gaining traction across all dimensions of the County’s fight against homelessness.

Thousands of families and individuals—including veterans and young people—have been directly helped with permanent housing, rental subsidies, benefits assistance, intensive case management and much more. At the same time, shelter beds have been increased and new outreach teams have hit the streets to connect our most vulnerable residents with a broadening array of services.

While the numbers are encouraging, a humanitarian crisis of such complexity will require sustained focus and collaboration with the County’s partners and stakeholders. There are no quick fixes. But this report shows that we’re making measurable progress today and building capacity to serve many more of our homeless neighbors in the future.