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File #: 18-7793    Name: Homelessness Strategic Plan Update
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/1/2018 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 10/23/2018 Final action:
Title: Update in Regard to the Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness Strategic Plan.
Attachments: 1. 18-7793_PPEH Presenation
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: OCTOBER 17, 2018

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Update in Regard to the Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness Strategic Plan.
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ISSUE: The purpose of this memorandum is to provide an update on the progress and status of the Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness Strategic Plan.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council receive this report.

BACKGROUND: The Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness (the "Partnership") is made up of public and private non-profit homeless, housing, and social services providers, faith-based and educational institutions, advocates, former homeless consumers, and other community stakeholders, and serves as the homeless service Continuum of Care (CoC) for the City of Alexandria. The Partnership develops and implements The Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness in the City of Alexandria, and manages the delivery of homeless prevention and emergency services to persons experiencing housing instability in Alexandria.

In July of 2014, The Partnership updated and approved Alexandria's Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, which was presented at the City Council Work Session on September 23, 2014. The Plan's vision that, "Within the City of Alexandria, no one should experience homelessness - no one should be without a safe, suitable, and stable place to call home," includes the following four goals to ensure that Alexandria has an effective and efficient system to prevent and end homelessness:

Goal 1: Increase Leadership, Collaboration, and Civic Engagement
Goal 2: Increase Access to and Availability of Stable and Affordable Housing
Goal 3: Increase Economic and Health Security
Goal 4: Retool the Homeless Crisis Response System

The Plan aligns with the City's Strategic Plan and was upd...

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