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Coordinating Committee Metropolitan Denver Homeless Initiative Cusp of March

February 26, 2016

Coordinating Committee Cusp of March  Advent of Spring  New Day New World Right to Rest Postponed Indefinitely  AMEN

 

Ms. Mayer   Running things with Isabel and Lindi.

Luehrs  et al

about 30 people are present

 

Employment subcommittee meets after the main stay

 

http://mdhi.org/coordinating/

 

Re-sending the link with the agenda. For some reason it may not have worked for some.

 

Rebecca Mayer

Program Coordinator

Metro Denver Homeless Initiative

711 Park Avenue West, Suite 320

Denver, CO 80205

303.295.1772 ext. 102

Rebecca.mayer@mdhi.org

www.mdhi.org

 

From: Rebecca Mayer
Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2016 8:56 AM
Subject: MDHI Coordinating Committee

 

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Thomas wants to deliberate on the Right to Rest  Bill 1191  that was pied two days ago.   Laura  Ware  wants us to learn much more  and she is correct  we’re citizens.  There were several attempts to make amendments.  None succeeded inevitably but one was broached that was passed  initially.

 

 

​Here is the voting by amendment and finally the postponement indefinitely of the bill  HB 16-1191


Votes for – HB16-1191

Committee Date
House Local Government 02/24/2016
  . .  HB16-1191 FINAL VOTE – Adopt amendment L.008 The motion failed on a vote of 2-9.
House Local Government 02/24/2016
  . .  HB16-1191 FINAL VOTE – Postpone House Bill 16-1191 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 7-4.
House Local Government 02/24/2016
  . .  HB16-1191 FINAL VOTE – Adopt amendment L.005 The motion passed on a vote of 9-2.
House Local Government 02/24/2016
  . .  HB16-1191 FINAL VOTE – Adopt amendment L.007 The motion passed on a vote of 7-4.
House Local Government 02/24/2016
  . .  HB16-1191 FINAL VOTE – Adopt amendment L.006 The motion passed on a vote of 6-5.
House Local Government 02/24/2016
  . .  HB16-1191 FINAL VOTE – Refer House Bill 16-1191, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole. The motion failed on a vote of 5-6.
House Local Government 02/24/2016
  . .  HB16-1191 FINAL VOTE – Adopt amendment L.001 The motion failed on a vote of 5-6.

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data released  early summer      data entry firm,  Keith Singer is doing the data entry with a group involved with them.

 

Youth Specific Carrie Clausson  did work with the rural partnership  they achieved more pertinent data on younger homeless people  this summer there will be an alternative count done for the state of Colorado.

 

How many homeless people are there in Denver  None of the legislators have any knowledge of the Point in Time and how this works

 

Denver lists only 1,000  people which is absurd.  Sample size 3,200 people in Boulder County.

 

scientifically done to make a comparison

 

Franklin James  was the original author of the Point in Time

 

Boots on the Ground registry  and learned how to make a more accurate assessment.

 

average length of time that a person is homeless is three months  average out the length of time of people who are homeless.

 

families losing their place of belonging.    scatter and find a roof wherever they are able  McKenney  –  Vento   Act  and counting people accurately

 

National Alliance on Homelessness  on families and youth  Young adult attended the conference.  Chris opening doors ending youth homelessness by 2020  IN MAY they are speaking about all of this.  33 million dollars HUD demonstration   10 communities  rural initiatives.    apply for these  funds   rural collaborative interest.  Transition Area Aged Youth  TAAY   counting them,

same housing options are not possible  permanent transitional housing for young people.   not time limited at a specific amount of time.    35 – 65% UP TO 5 YEARS.

 

TRANSFORMATIONAL HOUSING    FATHER  Ed Judy House and Catholic Worker House concept  model of hope  House of Hope does not follow their standards.  

Laura Ware  speaking about employment  pleading youth employment supportive services.

 

local clans of American Indians living in community is another model

 

opening doors  ending youth homelessness of the UNITED STATES  Half In Ten Campaign:      

 

WestMinister  City Council study session   Task Force  on homelessness

 

City and County  reports:  Action steps

  1.  new staff volunteer community liaison
  2. homeless coalition
  3. policy municipal code changes  affordable housing stewardship of their buildings  signage libraries security  partnership with VOA  disclaimer of legality  respectful of individual rights  removal of possessions, panhandling, loitering, camping and so forth  January 14 study session  

CAPS  feedback:

 

city and county issues  mobilize these matters

MDHI  Board RETREAT MARCH 10

COORDINATED ASSESSMENT

 

  1.  serves as lead agency
  2. serve as the lead agency but with MOUs  housing navigators
  3. MDHI RFP’s  coordinated assessment to an agency

Denver’s Road Home had funded the coordinated assessment

 

They will continue doing data analysis  funding coming through any day from HUD

 

Educational sessions:  inform someone as a content area expert.  parking lot of developing responses ending homelessness across county lines

 

@ COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY has organized an effort to end homelessness and have a plan  except Adams and Broomfield

formally organize this county by county  small committee plan all of this

 

what is being done with housing, employment, services, sheltering, emergency services, caring trauma based,  health care, coordinated access system

 

volunteering  to organize the process

 

breaking out now  —–

 

employment is meeting down the hall

 

March 4  9 am  at VOA Family shelters

 

there are not many people here for the follow up last hour

 

CAHPS  STAKEHOLDER QUESTIONS

 

  1.  Are You A Provider?  aye  or nay
  2. 1a.  if yes, what area of MDHI do you serve?

2. What type of stakeholder interest do you serve?

Housing service provider

b. other service provider

c. faith

d. Government

e. former /current consumer homeless person

f. community member

g  other

 

3.  What is your level of understanding of the regional coordinated assessment and housing placement SYSTEM  CAHPS?

a. strong knowledge

b. somewhat familiar

c. little familiar

d. not familiar

4. What is your involvement in planning and developing the regional CAHPS?

a. strong involvement

b. somewhat involved

c. not involved

4a.  if you answered a. strong involvement or b. somewhat involved for #4 please specify your involvement  conduct VISPDAT ASSESSMENTS< HOUSED clients vis CAHPS et al

 

5.  regarding leadership[ of the CAHPS – which model would be your preference in development of the regional system?

-metro denver homeless initiative serves as lead agency

  • MDHI serves as lead agency and develops collaboration with service providers to coordinate specific CAHPS functions
  • -MDHI contracts with specific agencies to serve as CAHPS lead agency and coordinate CAHPS
  • ANOTHER option   please specify

 

my response to this survey

CAHPS  STAKEHOLDER QUESTIONS

  1.  Are You A Provider?   nay but I serve on boards and commissions that are
  2. 1a.  if yes, what area of MDHI do you serve? DENVER but not entirely

2. What type of stakeholder interest do you serve? I AM A FORMERLY Homeless citizen

Housing service provider

b. other service provider

c. faith

d. Government

e. former /current consumer homeless person

f. community member neighborhood leader

g  other

3.  What is your level of understanding of the regional coordinated assessment and housing placement SYSTEM  CAHPS?

a. strong knowledge

b. somewhat familiar

c. little familiar

d. not familiar

4. What is your involvement in planning and developing the regional CAHPS?

a. strong involvement

b. somewhat involved

c. not involved

4a.  if you answered a. strong involvement or b. somewhat involved for #4 please specify your involvement  conduct VISPDAT ASSESSMENTS< HOUSED clients vis CAHPS et al  I study the outcomes , progress  , development of housing options and I speak about these matters in boards and commissions and in public regarding the development of housing. Specifically, I have served as a member of the Renaissance Housing Corporation Board for more than a decade.

5.  regarding leadership[ of the CAHPS – which model would be your preference in development of the regional system?

-metro denver homeless initiative serves as lead agency

  • MDHI serves as lead agency and develops collaboration with service providers to coordinate specific CAHPS functions
  • -MDHI contracts with specific agencies to serve as CAHPS lead agency and coordinate CAHPS
  • ANOTHER option   please specify

 

 

Land Lords:  Recruitment  after listening to a list  they are doing well without incentives  60K  meetings all of the time agency representatives   we are turning a corner compared to other tight rental markets.  We are making things better  get information about placement   Brothers Redevelopment make initial assessment through a portal that they are using  alternate lists exists for people to determine where there is a place for a person to stay,  ALec is working on this with other people

 

Youth are  a difficult population to chose a person who has been on the street.  there is a thirty day window  because they cannot find a place.  families two bedrooms and youth they cannot find  places for either population.

 

WORKING with people who have vouchers we also have a damage replacement  assurance for the land lords

 

developers  tiny home projects.  

 

cost of a regular house in which you cannot turn around in them  –  in a show on TV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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