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.

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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California Continuums of Care, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), State of California, and Successful Placement in or Retention of Permanent Housing

By Joe Colletti, PhD

California Continuums of Care, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), State of California, and Successful Placement in or Retention of Permanent Housing HUD and State of California increasingly…

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What’s in the 2019-20 Proposed California Governor’s Budget for Homelessness?

By Joe Colletti, PhD

-More One-Time Funds Are Planned- Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom released his proposed state budget for 2019-20, which includes more funds to help end homelessness. As noted in the…

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California Homeless Youth Act of 2018: Update

By Joe Colletti, PhD

The California Homeless Youth Act of 2018 was recently passes by both houses of the Legislature and presented to the Governor last week for approval. A homeless youth “is an…

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Housing for a Healthy California Program Update

By Joe Colletti, PhD

The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) will be released during the spring, 2019. Funds must be used to address the problem of high costs incurred by health system for homeless…

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No Place Like Home Program Update

By Joe Colletti, PhD

An initial Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) will be issued by the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) prior to November and will make awards by the end of…

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