Housing and Homelessness

Program Overview

The Kitsap County Human Services Housing and Homeless Program works to reduce Kitsap homelessness and support and increase affordable housing through implementation of state legislation and local policies.

The program vision is to make homelessness a rare, brief, and one-time occurrence in Kitsap County and to ensure that affordable housing is accessible to all Kitsap residents who need it.

The mission is to ensure that Kitsap is a leader in reducing homelessness and improving access to affordable housing through systematic planning, facilitating strategic investments of public funds, measuring and reporting on progress, and ensuring an effective community response to these issues.

The program partners with many social service providers and affordable housing developers, and includes the following several components;