‚ÄčKITSAP HOMELESS HOUSING PLAN
Kitsap County's Homeless Housing Plan provides background data on homelessness, reports on progress to date, and outlines the goals, strategies and action steps to be implemented over the next five years to make homelessness rare, brief, and one-time.  The Kitsap County Homeless Housing Plan was last updated for 2016 and was approved by the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners. 

Each year, a report is compiled on the uses and outcomes for the grant funds distributed to social service organizations working to implement the Homeless Housing Plan.

2016 Annual Report (HHGP) Housing and Homelessness Grant Program
2016 Annual Report (AHGP) Affordable Housing Grant Program
Summary of Goals, Strategies and Action Steps
2016-2017 Priorities for Implementation and Funding

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DATA ON HOMELESSNESS IN KITSAP COUNTY

Homeless Overview-Kitsap County
Homeless Veterans Overview-Kitsap County
Aspects of Homelessness-Kitsap County
North Kitsap
South Kitsap

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HOUSING SOLUTIONS CENTER (Kitsap's Coordinated Entry Program)
The Housing Solutions Center (HSC) is Kitsap County's one-stop intake and referral center for all households experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.  The HSC has offices in Bremerton, Port Orchard, Poulsbo, and Bainbridge Island.  Coffee Oasis partners with the HSC to provide coordinated intake for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness.  Below is data about the people that are served by the HSC:

2017 YTD
2016
2015
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POINT IN TIME COUNT
Each year, by federal and state mandate, Kitsap County partners with local social services organizations to conduct an outreach effort to survey as many people experiencing homelessness as possible during a 24-hour period - this is called the Point in Time Count.  It offers a snapshot of homelessness for a single night in January.

Point In Time
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KITSAP HOMELESS RESPONSE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE
Reports about the capacity, efficiency, and effectiveness of the collective efforts of the social service providers assisting households who are experiencing homelessness is compiled and analyzed periodically.

2017 YTD

2016
2015

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REPORTS ON HOUSING AFFORDABILITY
The Washington State Department of Commerce released a Housing Needs Assessment in January 2015. 

 2015 Housing Needs Assessment-Kitsap County
2015 Housing Washington State
2015 Washington State Assessment

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REPORTS ON HOUSING WAGES vs MINIMUM WAGES

Each year the National Low Income Housing Coalition publishes a report, Out of Reach, that details the cost of housing and the relationship between minimum wages and housing affordability for each county in the US .

Out of Reach-Kitsap County
Out of Reach-Washington State

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OTHER REPORTS ON HOMELESSNESS IN KITSAP COUNTY

Underserved Populations -2013
Study on Kitsap Homeless - 2010