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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.

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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Is Your California City and/or County Ready to Receive Its Preliminary Permanent Local Housing Allocation?

By Joe Colletti, PhD

–-Release of a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is expected in September for approximately $165 million in non-competitive allocations— —Click here to see your city and/or county preliminary permanent local…

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Has Your California City and/or County Applied for Noncompetitive One-time Senate Bill 2 Planning Grant Funds?

By Joe Colletti, PhD

–Purpose of the funding is to streamline housing approvals, accelerate housing production, and facilitate housing affordability– –All 539 cities and counties are eligible to apply for their share of the…

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