Homelessness - Housing First


The City of Riverside in October 2016 conducted a day long review of our approach to address the growing issues and impacts of homelessness in the City.

One of the outcomes of this presentation was the recommendation from City Staff that Riverside should examine our approach in dealing with this issue from a policing, code enforcement and temporary shelters to one that provides permanent supportive housing. This could lead to permanent supportive neighborhood housing development projects in all seven Wards.

RNP will be following this issue when it is brought back to Council in January of 2017.

Neighbors.... would you support a permanent supportive housing project in your neighborhood ?

PE Article - HUD Secretary Ben Carson visits Riverside - 2.12.20

Case Study Sonoma County response to emergency shelter

January 2020

PE Article - Why is Riverside's Mayor sleeping in a metal shed ? 12.14.19

KFI Radio - Jon & Ken Show - Talk with Mayor of Riverside 12.10.19

Los Angeles is spending over $1.0 Billion to house the homeless... it's failing Reason Foundation article 12.05.19

HOMELESSNESS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

RIVERSIDE COUNTY CONTINUUM OF CARE

RIVERSIDE STRONG GROUP

MERCY HOUSE

SEATTLE HOMELESS KOMO 2016

DEMONS AT THE DOOR KOMO 2017

SEATTLE IS DYING KOMO 2019

SEATTLE IS DYING COMMENTARY BY KOMO PRODUCER

SEATLE UNDER SIEGE 8.2018

SAN DIEGO 4.13.18

OFFICE OF HOMELESS SOLUTIONS created November 2017

Riverside Cedar Glen Partners - 9830 County Road

50 unit affordable housing project - 3.22.18

Planning Commission 2.06.20 VIDEO

St Michael's Project NOT approved Item # 2

City Council 2.04.20

Item #9

St. Michael's Housing

Financing Revenue Bonds

Item #35A Tiny Homes

Placement at Hulen Place

City Council 1.14.20

Item #8 Mulberry Street Village Tiny Homes

City Council 12.17.19

Item # 30 -32 -58B

City Council 10.22.19

Public Comment

St. Michael's Housing Project

City Council 5.07.19

Item #35

St. Michael's Housing Project

City Council 4.09.19

Item # 11

OHS - Rental Assistance

City Council 3.05.19

Agenda Item #22

Tiny Home Regulations

City & Grove Church

12.20.18

Ribbon Cutting on

Tiny Home Village

City Council 9.25.18

Agenda Item #39

OHS Homeless Update

City Council 8.14.18

Agenda Item #29

Mulberry Street Village

City Council 6.19.18

Item #4

Grove Church Tiny Homes

City Council 4.24.18

Agenda Item#33

Landlord Incentive

City Council 3.13.18

Agenda Item #23

HOUSING FIRST Draft Proposal

City Council 11.07.17

Agenda Item #31

Regional approach to Homelessness

RFP - TINY HOMES PROJECT 8.25.17

RFP - Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

Planning Consultant 8.22.17

Q&A response to the RFP

City Council 6.27.17

Agenda Item #43

City Council 6.20.17

Agenda Item #30

PE Article 6.17.17

Riverside addresses

Homeless concerns

City Council 1.17.17

Agenda Item #23

Homelessness UPDATE

City Council 1.10.17

Agenda Item #46

Renewal of Grant Applications for Continuum of Care programs

CITY COUNCIL MEETING OCTOBER 11, 2016

TIME STAMP​

  • 1.56 Current County Services

  • 5.56 Benjamin Henwood, MSW professor at USC regarding research on the Housing First Model

  • 6.06 Larry Haynes, Mercy House discussing implementation of Housing First project

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR INITIATIVE

Home Front at Camp Anza consists of 30 affordable homes geared toward veterans and their families

It is located on the former site of CAMP ANZA, a former WWII Army training camp.

Home Front at Camp Anza is a services-enriched community tailored to the needs of veterans and their families, with comprehensive support provided both on site and off site under the coordination of Wakeland and Mercy House Living Centers.

Developer

A Community of Friends

Location

2340 14th Street (at Sedwick)

Project

New Construction of a 108-unit senior affordable housing community

Tenant profile Low-income senior citizens either 55 or older or 62 and older; half of the units are projected to be set aside for seniors who are homeless and living with mental illness

Unit Mix 92 one-bedroom units and 16 two-bedroom units

Services: Case Manager and Social Service Coordinator will provide supportive services to the residents.

PRESS ENTERPRISE ARTICLES

* PE: To deal with homelessness, provide mental for mental health services (12.19.18)

* PE: Riverside County Homeless Count (1.25.17)

* PE: Riverside hopes to build homes for the homeless (1.13.17)

* PE: Riverside may offer homeless more help (1.12.17)

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