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Legislation and Funding

See our breakdowns of major California legislation focused on homelessness and housing, including the opportunities for funding they may provide organizations in the state.

Reserving Homeless Housing, Assistance, & Prevention Program (HHAP) Funding for Morbidity/Mortality Prevention

By Joe Colletti, PhD

–Homeless persons left languishing on the streets with life-threatening and terminal illnesses Has become a burgeoning crisis throughout the State of California– –If each jurisdiction dedicated at least 10% of…

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Recent Legislation Continues to Shape a State-wide Strategy for Ending Chronic Homelessness

By Joe Colletti, PhD

–Low Barrier Navigation Centers are now a “use by right” throughout California as noted below– –Finding Space to Solve Chronic Homelessness is Critical– –Leveraging State with Federal & Local Public…

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A State-wide Strategy for Ending Chronic Homelessness Is Emerging

By Joe Colletti, PhD

–Recent Legislation and Associated Funding Related to Locating and Developing Permanent Supportive Housing is Key to Formulation and Implementation– –Finding Space to Solve Chronic Homelessness is Critical— –Leveraging State with…

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California Counties and Cities Have a Unique Opportunity to Collaborate to End First-Time Homeless Experiences of Adults and Children

By Joe Colletti, PhD

–Recent homeless count data collected by several Southern California counties and cities revealed one-third to two-thirds of households counted were experiencing homelessness for the first-time, which is likely true for…

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California Counties and Cities Given More Legal Authority to Establish Supportive Housing and Shelters After Governor Signed 13 Legislative Bills Last Week

By Joe Colletti, PhD

Last week, the Governor announced that he signed 13 bills giving county and city governments more legal authority to remove regulatory barriers to establish supportive housing and shelters to confront…

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Within Our Reach: A State-wide Strategy to End Chronic Homelessness. Recent Legislation and Related Funding Have Created an Unprecedented Opportunity

By Joe Colletti, PhD

–-Unprecedented Opportunity Provides California with a Unique Chance to Creatively Coordinate A Course of Action– –Recent Legislation and Related Funding Have Created an Extraordinary Opening That Can Be Collectively Clutched…

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