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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What is going to the Governor is needed. What is not going to the Governor is also needed. The Legislature concluded the 2019-20 legislative session at midnight on August 31, 2020. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic upon the Legislature was evident. After taking an unprecedented two-month pause during the early spring, lawmakers returned to…

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–Funds were awarded to California’s 13 largest cities, 44 continuums of care, and 58 counties which are noted in the tables below— –Evolving next steps are also noted below– On March 18, 2020, California allocated $100 million in emergency funding the day after Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 89, which was approved unanimously by the…

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–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 its non-competitive allocation of HHAP funding, a collective $65 million could be committed to morbidity/mortality prevention– (estimates of HHAP Funding by Urban Initiatives for counties,…

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–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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