On September 21, 2018, officials with the City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) said the city intended to impose financial penalties on its homeless services provider organizations whose programs missed new contract performance standards for the rate of exit of homeless households placed in permanent housing. For the second quarter of 2018, of the 48 programs that were subject to the new pay-for-performance measures, 35% failed to meet the performance targets, and 65% met the standards. The programs that failed to meet the contract targets face a 3% rate cut. For projects funded under the Emergency Services . . .