As stated in AB 140,  The program shall give preference to proposals that promote rapid innovation, accelerate nascent programs, expand promising practices, and meet new demands and conditions for solutions targeted towards ending family homelessness Ch 8. 50256 (2). Program funding shall be prioritized for jurisdictions that can demonstrate cross-systems collaboration, multifunder initiatives, and innovative…

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$50 Million to be Awarded to Resolve Homelessness In Encampments With 50 or More Dwellers Data and outcomes will be evaluated to assess efficacy of programs and identify scalable best practices that can be replicated across the state. Report will be made to the chairs of the relevant fiscal and policy committees in both houses…

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A First-of-Its Kind Report States that Cities Spend Millions to Clear Encampments that Largely Shuffle Residents from One Site to Another  The Report also Calls for Research to Determine the Costs Associated With Residents Trauma When Shuffled from One Encampment to Another  A Jurisdiction’s Encampment Strategy Should Evolve Over Time Encampment Focused Funding Strategy As…

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First round Homekey funding was awarded to eligible applicants in approximately half of California’s 58 counties  Second round Homekey funding would provide another opportunity for eligible applicants to receive funding in the other half of counties The Governor’s 2021-22 State Budget proposal to the Legislature includes $1.75 billion one-time funding to further the successful pace…

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Local Homeless Management Information Systems are crucial to the success of State of California’s Soon to Be Implemented Homeless Data Information System (HDIS)  Annual state funding should augment HUD’s annual funds since state funding awards concerning homelessness require funded projects to participate in a local HMIS The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

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—More than $800 million granted through seven rounds of awards–  –See state-wide map noting awards below– California awarded funds to local public entities to purchase and rehabilitate housing, which included hotels, motels, vacant apartment buildings, and other buildings and convert them into either interim or permanent housing including supportive housing. Local public entities, as defined…

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