Measuring Success: Progress Report on Ending Homelessness in Alameda County
On June 12, 2014 an EveryOne Home Community Celebration was held to honor the successes of programs across multiple sectors who had performed at or above benchmark in the Achieving Outcomes report. EveryOne Home and community stakeholders celebrate the ongoing improvements in performance and in capacity to collect and analyze data across the system. Especially noteworthy are:
- When the Performance Improvement Initiative began in 2010, roughly one quarter of programs were meeting their respective sector benchmarks for exits to permanent housing. In 2013, the rate of programs meeting that benchmark had double to 50%.
- Between 2012 and 2013, the system saw an increase of 770 people exiting to permanent housing.
- Retention of Permanent Supportive Housing remains above 90% even as our providers commit to housing higher barrier more vulnerable people.
- Two-thirds of people utilizing our system resolved their homelessness without subsidized housing.
Changes to the report:
For the 2013 report, EveryOne Home’s Performance Management Committee recognized that this will likely be the last year that outcomes will be reported in this way. With this in mind, it was decided that the report would include data from all four years of the outcomes initiative. Notable changes to the report are listed below:
- Four years of data are represented in all applicable charts.
- Rapid Re-housing is once again displayed as a sector, this time by individual program performance.
- Exits to Permanent Housing is now displayed on not only at the systemwide level, but also by the Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, and Rapid Re-housing sectors, respectively.
- A new section has been added, ‘Exits to Permanent Housing by Subpopulation’, which illustrates the differences in rates of exit to Permanent Housing within subpopulations, and by populations compared to one another.
2013 Achieving Outcomes Report [PDF]
2012 Achieving Outcomes Report [PDF]
2011 Achieving Outcomes Report [PDF]
Updated 2010 Achieving Outcomes Report [PDF]