Every three years the Our City, Our Home Oversight Committee looks at existing data to understand the needs of people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco. This needs assessment informs the Oversight Committee's budget recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Supervisors.
The Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Needs Assessment uses existing data to answer the following questions:
The Our City, Our Home Oversight Committee solicits substantive input from people experiencing homelessness about their needs and funding priorities. This stakeholder engagement also informs the OCOH Oversight Committee's budget recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Supervisors. Data collected from people with lived expertise of homelessness will be incorporated into the needs assessment as well.
Stakeholder engagement informed the Oversight Committee's budget recommendations for Fiscal Years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. A report of that stakeholder engagement is available here: Summary of Stakeholder Input Sessions.