STOCKTON — The San Joaquin County Continuum of Care has released its housing project report.


The report requested and developed by the Shelter Subcommittee shows the ongoing development of permanent housing for the homeless in the geographic area of the SJCoC. The committee hopes to provide insight into the work of local agencies creating permanent housing exits from local shelters, an integral component of any effective system intended to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring.


Title of project: progressive housing


Location: scattered sites in Stockton and Lodi


Project Type: transitional housing


Beds: 60


Estimated completion: 50 beds available now; 10 more by June 30


• Funded with MHSA Innovation Funds


• Operated by Stockton Self-Help Housing under contract with BHS


• Eligibility limited to individuals with serious mental illness, placed and case managed by BHS


Title of project: New Life Overflow Housing


Location: 204 E. Sonora St., Stockton


Project Type: transitional housing


Beds: 12


Estimated completion: July 1


• Part of a two-year program for homeless men, women and women with children


Title of project: project-based housing


Location: 448 S. Center St., Stockton


421 S. El Dorado St., Stockton


35 W. Park St., Stockton


Project Type: permanent supportive housing


Units: 14 units — 448 S. Center St.


12 units — 421 S. El Dorado St.


11 units — 32 W. Park St.


Estimated completion: July 22 for 448 S. Center St. and 35 W. Park St.


• Funded with MHSA Funds


• Developed by Housing Authority of San Joaquin, under contract with BHS


• Eligibility limited to individuals with serious mental Illness, placed and case-managed by BHS


Title of project: Turnpike Commons


Location: 1630 Turnpike Road, Stockton


Project Type: Permanent Supportive Housing


Units: 9


Estimated completion: October 2020


• Funded primarily by HEAP and CDBG


• Innovative local partnership to create direct exits from shelter


• Uses manufactured product to reduce costs and expedite construction


Title of project: New Life Women’s Home


Location: 403 S. San Joaquin St., Stockton


Project Type: transitional housing


Beds: 118


Estimated completion: Nov. 1, 2020


• Part of a two-year program for homeless women and women with children


• Converts the former Alustiza Hotel & Restaurant


Title of project: Shelter Plus Care-Combined Expansion


Housing Location: scattered sites throughout San Joaquin County


Project Type: permanent supportive housing beds for the "chronically homeless"


Beds: 21


Estimated completion: end of 2020


• Funded with Continuum of Care Program Competition Bonus funds


Title of project: permanent housing for the homeless


Location: Five locations in southeast Stockton


Project Type: permanent housing


Beds: 21


Estimated completion: November 2020–December 2021


• Partnership including Dignity Health and San Joaquin County Whole Person Care


Title of project: New Life Men’s Home


Location: 429 S. San Joaquin St., Stockton


Project Type: transitional housing


Beds: 178


Estimated completion: January 2023


• Part of a two-year program for homeless men


• Two old Victorian campus structures comprising 4 addresses


The report provides information only on projects serving the homeless that are currently underway within San Joaquin County; projects in the planning phase and projects not specifically intended to serve the homeless are not included. It is also important to note that this report includes only those responses from organizations indicating their interest in being included. Completed projects are also not included.


To review the 2019 San Joaquin County Housing Inventory Count Report detailing capacity in existing ongoing local shelter and homeless housing projects, visit the Department of Housing and Urban Development website at https://www.hud.gov/.


Contact reporter Bob Highfill at (209) 546-8277 or jhighfill@recordnet.com. Follow him on Twitter @bobhighfill.