–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 and Private Funding is Crucial– AB 101 was recently signed into law by the Governor, which took immediate effect. On page 20, Ch 159, section…

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–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 Federal and Local Public and Private Funding is Crucial- Recent California legislation has enacted several new laws and created several new funding sources regarding the…

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–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 many other counties and cities throughout the state—  (Exact percentages for Southern California counties and cities are listed in table below) Through the Permanent Local…

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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 the state’s homelessness crisis. To read the announcement click here. The announcement lists and briefly describes the 13 bills. The list and brief descriptions are…

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–-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 by State Officials, Counties, Cities, and Continuums of Care– Recent state legislation has made permanent supportive housing (PSH) a land use by right throughout California.…

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–-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 housing allocation on pages 8ff– –applications will be accepted over-the-counter that may include qualified subrecipients– –Local commissions, coalitions, councils, continuums of care, and committees should…

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