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5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness
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5.6 One Month or 18? Maximizing HPRP to End Homelessness

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  • We have provided shelter to 368 families so far this fiscal year, since July 1, 2009
  • 70% for Direct, financial assistance (rent), 25% for relocation and stabilization (staffing), 5% for Administration
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    • 1. NAEH Conference on Ending Family Homelessness February 11, 2011, Oakland, CA
    • 2. <ul><li>Utah Population 2.78 million (1.035 million in SL County) </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless PIT for SL County 2,022 (The Road Home shelters 850-950 individuals per night) </li></ul><ul><li>FMR for a 2 bedroom in SL County is $826 </li></ul><ul><li>Salt Lake Vacancy Rate for December 2010 is 8.2% </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 3. February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 4. Rapid Rehousing Pilots at The Road Home <ul><li>SL County General Funds Tapered Subsidy – $125,000, limited to 6 months tapered, served 37 families, $3,391 average per household </li></ul><ul><li>United Way & SL County General Funds - $225,000, deposit & pro-rate only, served 127 families & 73 singles, $1,100 average per household </li></ul>
    • 5. <ul><li>$115,000 </li></ul><ul><li>3 months </li></ul><ul><li>53 families </li></ul><ul><li>$2142 average per household </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18? From all Pilots, an average of 10 % of households returned to the Shelter
    • 6. <ul><li>Consolidated all RRH (HPRP & TANF) funding for Salt Lake County to The Road Home </li></ul><ul><li>October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2011 (March 31, 2012) </li></ul><ul><li>TANF $1.9 million </li></ul><ul><li>State HPRP $1,563,797 </li></ul><ul><li>SL County HPRP $492,810 </li></ul><ul><li>SL City HPRP $820,000 </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL: $4,774,787 </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 7. <ul><li>Core RRH Team includes a Program Coordinator, Landlord Negotiator, Data Specialist, Assessment Specialist, Case Managers and AmeriCorps members. </li></ul><ul><li>Current Shelter Case Management staff shifted gears to be all Rapid Rehousing focused with every family in Shelter. </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting staff, Administrative staff and other support staff have adjusted to be Rapid Rehousing focused. </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 8. <ul><li>Families (with children) living in an Emergency Shelter or on the streets </li></ul><ul><li>We determine eligibility based on TANF and HPRP requirements first, then assess which families are able to rent a unit on their own and stabilize with housing case management </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 9. 20% find other housing and don’t receive RRH Intake & Basic Needs Assessment Rapid Rehousing Assessment Housing Placement Approved 3-4 Months Assistance Reassessed & Approved for Additional Assistance or Graduated from Program 52% Leave Program Successfully After 4-5 Months 5% not suitable for RRH (intensive, no members with documentation) – Other Referrals & Resources 15% Other Housing –Programs, Move out to their own housing 3% Transfer to Other Housing The Road Home Shelters Other Agency Referrals Housing Flow Chart Family Meets with DWS Employment Counselor
    • 10. <ul><li>Upon approval, we provide families with 3-4 months assistance </li></ul><ul><li>At 3 months, we complete a re-assessment to determine if additional support is needed </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 11. <ul><li>Families with sufficient income to pay rent (even if it’s a struggle), or enough support, benefits, etc., graduate. </li></ul><ul><li>Families who are close to having sufficient income are approved month by month and CMd intensively until income is obtained. </li></ul><ul><li>Families who need longer term assistance; intensive Case Management (SSI apps, Chronic families, etc.) will be targeted for longer term programs. These are limited. </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 12. <ul><li>Three month evaluation form </li></ul><ul><li>Case manager input </li></ul><ul><li>Landlord input </li></ul><ul><li>Client input </li></ul><ul><li>Income qualify again; calculate rent if approved for add’l assistance </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 13. <ul><li>October 1, 2009 to December 31, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>663 households have been assessed </li></ul><ul><li>479 households have been housed </li></ul><ul><li>Of those assessed and not housed: some are approved and looking for housing, some left without assistance, some completely undocumented or not eligible for other reasons </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 14. <ul><li>October 1, 2009 to December 31, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Of the 479 that have moved out with RRH assistance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 is at 17 months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>17 are at 12 months or more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>61 are between 7 and 12 months </li></ul></ul><ul><li>111of 479 families housed were referrals from other service providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 different referral sources - Family Promise (faith based, church shelter), domestic violence shelters, local school districts, homeless health care agency, CAP, Homeless Outreach, Homeless Youth Center </li></ul></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 15. <ul><li>249 left/graduated from the program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>an average time of 5.26 months in the program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a cost of $4663 in financial assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$6021 for financial plus relocation and case management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>230 were approved for continued assistance from one to three months at a time </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18? RRH Outcomes Continued
    • 16. Returns to Shelter 33 (7%) returned to shelter in 15 months <ul><li>23 of those had already left RRH program </li></ul><ul><li>Most were evictions due to criminal, or major housekeeping issues, or other lease violations </li></ul><ul><li>A few (6)were evictions for nonpayment of rent </li></ul><ul><li>High instance of substance abuse and DV </li></ul><ul><li>5 placed into one of our more supportive housing programs, 19 (6 undocumented, 5 approved for RRH again) remain in shelter and we are seeking a new housing option, 9 left with no additional services </li></ul>
    • 17. <ul><li>Goal to Provide RRH to 517 households over the entire term of the program (30 months). In first 16 months, 486 families have entered the program </li></ul><ul><li>Measure return to shelter within 12 months (goal is 80% maintain housing) So far, 33 (7%) have returned to shelter. </li></ul><ul><li>Income / employment sufficient to pay rent. Increased partnership with State Dept. of Workforce Services. Starting Jan. 2011, track & measure increases in income . </li></ul>February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?
    • 18. TANF Partnership Strengthened <ul><li>New contract signed Jan. 1, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Includes more employment focus which we identified as a primary need </li></ul><ul><li>TANF agency tracking RRH families as they enter the program and following through with employment meetings and income changes </li></ul><ul><li>Follow through on employment could impact reassessment results </li></ul>
    • 19. Michelle Flynn Associate Executive Director The Road Home 210 South Rio Grande Street Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 801-819-7320 [email_address] February 1, 2011 One Month or 18?

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