The Interim/Bridge Housing Program for Those Exiting Institutions (Strategy B7) increases the supply of temporary housing for people being discharged from institutions such as jails, hospitals, or foster care, with the ultimate goal of securing permanent housing for participants.
A growing number of
vulnerable individuals are finding shelter in interim or bridge housing instead
of being discharged onto the streets. Between July 2018 and September 2018, nearly 500 homeless individuals released from detention were served in interim
housing; another 330 individuals were discharged from hospitals into interim