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"Making homelessness rare, short-term and nonrecurring in Fort Worth"


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee $3 million in city funds to reduce homelessness and keep clients housed
  • Work with community partners to align resources and processes to most effectively reduce homelessness
  • Facilitate development of permanent supportive housing units to reduce chronic homelessness 

* U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) defines chronic homelessness as an unaccompanied homeless individual with a disabling condition who has been homeless for a year or more.

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Directions Home FundingPermanent SupportiveHousingRapid RehousingSystem SupportSystem Support 30% Rapid Rehousing 20% Permanent Supportive Housing 50%
TaskHours per Day
Permanent Supportive Housing12
Rapid Rehousing4.8
System Support7.2

 

Details - System Report

Categories Programs
Rapid Exit/Diversion/ Shallow Subsidies  400,000
Cold Weather Overflow Emergency Operations   150,000
Critical Documents Services  150,000
Direct Client Services Fund  72,000
Housing Navigators  33,668
Continuum of Care Support  84,491

Details - Permanent Supportive Housing

Categories Programs
Programs Case Management for Permanent Supportive Housing  833,977
Rental Assistance for Permanent Supportive Housing   250,000
Mental Health/Tenant Services for Permanent Supportive Housing  251,000
Health Navigators for Permanent Supportive Housing 70,000

Details - Rapid Rehousing

Categories Programs
Rapid Rehousing  270,542