Homelessness - Art Langlie

Candidate homelessness link

  • Will recruit professionals to provide a greater level of mental health care.
  • Will use metrics to measure results with contracted service providers who respond to people experiencing homelessness.
  • Will add outreach workers to various providers so that we can tailor individualized plans for those who seek support.
  • Will also ask medical institutions, higher education centers, and doctors to help stabilize the community by providing best-in-class services.
  • Will create Triage Centers with adequate square footage and health care professionals to meet the need of everyone experiencing homelessness in our community.
  • Will rapidly scale up our supply of safe, clean, warm, and dignified shelter options.
  • Within the first 100 days, will create 600 new personal home shelters with wrap-around services.
  • Will focus on a citywide summit for planning affordable housing and how the city can deliver various levels of transitional and permanent housing efficiently.
  • Quickly expand successful programs while defunding less effective approaches.
  • Fully utilize the 2015 State of Emergency declaration to seek federal funding to create facilities and medical/rehabilitation services.
  • Access funds from the Purdue Pharma settlement to fund treatment.