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LONG-TERM STRATEGY

Homelessness is rare, brief and nonrecurring.

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Performance Data for FY2023

October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023

FUNDING PRIORITY: END HOMELESSNESS

Goals:

  • 100% of homeless youth identified are connected to emergency shelter, permanent housing, and/or supportive services.
  • 100% of identified homeless veterans in San Antonio who accept housing services are placed into permanent housing within 90 days.
  • 25% reduction in the number of homeless families.
  • 60% reduction in chronic homelessness

Fiscal Year 2023 Service Target: 6,807

Why is it important?

From 2010 to 2020, the number of sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals in San Antonio has decreased from 3,291 to 2,932.

The Fiscal Year 2020 Point in Time Count identified 2,932 total homeless individuals, a 2% increase from FY 2019 (2,872 total homeless).

Although there was a decrease in chronic homeless individuals, -15%, from 2018 – 2019, there was a significant increase in youth homeless and parenting youth, 45% and 73% respectively.


Summary of Year-to-Date Progress: [[UPDATE]]

In FY 2022, the Department of Human Services (DHS) provided funding to Homeless programs through $8,338,985 in General Fund support, $1,984,397 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) support, $884,265 through the Emergency Solutions Grant, and $198,579 through the Community Development Block Grant – for a total of $11,406,226. These programs aim to serve 6,807 clients through various services including, but not limited to, tenant based-rental assistance, rapid rehousing assistance, transportation services, case management, outreach prevention services, permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, meals at emergency shelters, homeless veteran outreach services, security support at shelters, and counseling.


The following partner non-profits are funded to provide prevention and intervention programs to contribute towards DHS's goal of reducing homelessness.

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Total Served Across All Agencies - End Homelessness