But his new homelessness czar won't share any details about it.
Housing first? More like housing fourth.
It's safe to say things started looking up.
Isabel Ivanescu knows there are thousands of vacant homes in the city, and too many people living on the street.
The homelessness rate has dropped by nearly 95 percent.
At the conclusion of the pilot program, just 6% of clients remained homeless.
"We used to underestimate the stabilizing impact that housing has.”
"Housing First" gives homes to homeless individuals, with no strings attached.
Rent runs about $230 a week.