Bills Introduced in January Reveal the Kind of Actions That Legislators Want to Become Law During the 2024 Legislative Session to Help Mitigate the Statewide Homelessness Crisis California legislation concerning homelessness began to advance when the Legislature reconvened on January 3, which initiated the 2024 legislative session. Several bills that focus on homelessness were introduced…

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Governor Approved Several Legislative Bills Concerning Homelessness During the 2023 California Legislative Session: What’s in the Legislation?  Also  Several Legislative Bills Concerning Homelessness did not Make it Through the 2023 California Legislative Process: What was in the Legislation? The last day for each house to pass bills was September 14. The last day the Governor…

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National Health Care for the Homeless Council Provides Guidance to Establish a Homeless Death Review Committee AB 271, which was passed by the Legislature and approved by the Governor last month, states This bill would authorize counties to establish a homeless death review committee for the purposes of gathering information to identify the root causes…

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Including unaccompanied women as a subpopulation priority will be required to receive state funding to address homelessness beginning next year. Including domestic violence survivors and their children will also be required. The California Interagency Council on Homelessness will be required to set and measure progress toward goals to prevent and end homelessness among unaccompanied women…

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Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP) Round 5 prioritizes funding activities that are largely different from prior rounds of HHAP. Family Homelessness Challenge (FHC) Grants and Technical Assistance Program Round 2 funds will only be awarded to Round 1 awardees who remain compliant with FHC Grants Round 1 requirements and demonstrate progress towards their objectives.…

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