Presentation on theme: "The Gap Analysis and Homeless Populations Metro Detroit’s Community Summit on Ending Homelessness."— Presentation transcript:
The Gap Analysis and Homeless Populations Metro Detroit’s Community Summit on Ending Homelessness
The GAP Analysis What The estimation of the need for housing of homeless persons broken into categories and kinds of housing. Why Mandate from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
The GAP Analysis When Point in Time surveys, Once every year How Actual count of person in shelters, transitional housing programs and living on the streets
Homeless definition An individual who lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence; this includes persons who reside in the following: An institution that provides temporary residence for individuals,
Homeless definition A supervised public or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations (including welfare hotels, congregate shelters, and transitional housing for the mentally ill); A public or private place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.
Sub Populations Chronically Homeless Seriously Mentally Ill Chronic Substance Abuse Veterans Persons living with HIV/AIDS Victims of Domestic Violence Youth
THE BREAKDOWN Emergency Shelter –An immediate response to homelessness. Transitional Housing –Housing in which homeless persons live for up to 24 months and receive supportive services that enable them to live more independently.
THE BREAKDOWN cont. Permanent Supportive –Permanent housing for persons with disabilities with support services attached to it. Permanent Affordable –Permanent housing that does not exceed 50% of area median income.