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 require annual performance reports as a competitive element for homelessness related funding See Table 1 for percentage-based performance results for each California Continuum of Care…

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-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 Homelessness section, the budget includes one-time $500 million for jurisdictions that site and build emergency shelters; navigation centers; or supportive housing. The funds are divided…

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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 unaccompanied youth between 12 and 24 years of age, inclusive, who is experiencing homelessness, as defined in subsection (2) of Section 725 of the federal…

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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 persons while living on the streets. Funds must be used to implement a solution that ties rental subsidies to health care service funds included in…

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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 the calendar year depending on voter approval of SB 1206 No Place Like Home Act of 2018. The initial NOFA will provide $200 million through…

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