Homeless and Housing Initiatives

Unsheltered Homeless Initiatives

  • $1 million Metro allocation in FY21 and FY20 to nine non-profits for the continuation of successful homeless initiatives (building on $500,000 FY19 allocation for six months)
  • Three options for low-barrier shelters beds; permanent storage location; expanded street outreach
  • Program outcomes, demographics of persons served, etc.. found in Reports Section at Louisvilleky.gov/RCS

To learn more, click here (View "Louisville's Unsheltered Homeless Initiatives Reports).

Homeless Task Force (formerly Homeless Encampment Task Force)

  • Established three years ago and completed original goals (i.e.,21-Day Notice SOPs)
  • Taking a deeper dive into issues. Seeking subcommittee members for: Community Outreach; Aging Unsheltered Homeless; Communications; Low Barrier Shelter; Mental Behavior and Substance Abuse; and Housing

To learn more, click here.

New Homeless Services Division

  • $250,000 Metro allocation in in January 2021 for RCS to create a new Homeless Services Division
  • Four new positions (project manager; two program coordinators; and a homeless mental health and substance abuse coordinator
  • Designated workforce to work on all these pieces listed above and build capacity

To learn more, click here.

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