Under the Safe Streets plan, the City is using the "Housing First" model to reduce the impact of chronically homeless individuals on the community by providing low-barrier supportive housing.
Use the proven Housing First model to provide housing for chronically homeless frequent utilizers to reduce their impact on the community and improve their response to treatment
For this model to work, it is imperative that other jurisdictions provide low-barrier housing in their communities in conjunction with Everett's efforts
Build low-barrier, permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless; the City's initial commitment is to house five individuals by the end of January 2016, and a total of 20 individuals by July 2016
Partner with other affected agencies to provide supportive services for housing.
Develop a controlled-access permanent supportive housing facility in Everett with on-site supportive services.