ECS Supportive Housing Seen as Model for Innovation in Reducing Homelessness

Timothy Isaiah, a resident at the Tahanan, experienced chronic homelessness for 30 years prior to moving into his new home.

Timothy Isaiah experienced homelessness for over 30 years before moving into his new home at 833 Bryant St in November 2021. Timothy is one of 145 formerly homeless tenants that now live in this permanent supportive housing (PSH) site, accompanied by ECS wrap-around service. The units at 833 Bryant, which cost just $385,000 per unit compared to the standard cost of over $600,000 per unit, set an example that when innovation and commitment come together, we can solve one of the most difficult challenges our city faces.

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