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File #: 19-0132R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Homelessness
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
On agenda: Final action:
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Title: Informational Hearing - Homelessness For the purpose of calling on the Baltimore City agencies working on the problem of homelessness, including the Mayor’s Office of Human Services, the Department of Social Services, and the Baltimore City Public School System, to update the City Council on the state of homelessness in Baltimore City and what the agencies are doing to combat it.
Sponsors: Robert Stokes, Sr., President Young, Bill Henry, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Shannon Sneed, Zeke Cohen, Eric T. Costello, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Ryan Dorsey, Brandon M. Scott, Sharon Green Middleton, Edward Reisinger, Mary Pat Clarke
Indexes: Homelessness, Informational Hearing
Attachments: 1. 19-0132R~1st Reader, 2. BCPSS 19-0132R
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Stokes and President Young


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Homelessness
For the purpose of calling on the Baltimore City agencies working on the problem of homelessness, including the Mayor’s Office of Human Services, the Department of Social Services, and the Baltimore City Public School System, to update the City Council on the state of homelessness in Baltimore City and what the agencies are doing to combat it.
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Many Baltimore City residents, approximately 2,500, suffer from homelessness on any given night. Residents experiencing homelessness are especially vulnerable to abuse and crime. Some residents that experience homelessness work but cannot afford housing, while other residents that experience homelessness may suffer from mental health problems that make employment and coordination with social workers especially difficult. Some residents that experience homelessness are children. With the beginning of a new year, the City Council is interested in what City agencies are doing to combat homelessness and what goals these agencies have for 2019.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of Baltimore, That the Baltimore City Council calls on City agencies working on the problem of homelessness, including the Mayor’s Office of Human Services, the Department of Social Services, and the Baltimore City Public School Syste...

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