Legislation and Funding
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–Click on the Link Below to See the list of California’s Collaborative Applicants— –Most are Counties, Some are Non-Profit Coalitions, and a Few are Cities– During this past decade, counties,…Read More
It is Time to Shape Housing Search into a Sole Responsibility of Dedicated Housing Locators in California
–Next steps should involve influencing future legislative language and delineating current legislative language– In California, housing search has largely happened through the efforts of housing navigators, street outreach workers, case…Read More
The Impact of 2018 Homeless Count Results Upon the Scoring of the 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition
Did Your California CoC lose points because of increases in the number of chronically homeless households and homeless veterans? See the data tables below to determine the impact of increases…Read More
–Homelessness among veterans decreased significantly during the first half of this decade but appears to be increasing slightly during the second half– –Three-fourths of California Continuums of Care (CoCs) recently…Read More
-Most Identified Stakeholders Included Mental Health and Domestic Violence Advocates- -Least Identified Stakeholders Included Local Jails and LGBT Service Organizations- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently…Read More
“A strong letter of support (should) highlight how the applicant supports and participates in the CoC efforts” as noted in Notice of Fund Availability (NOFA) A new SSVF NOFA has…Read More
See our breakdowns of major California legislation focused on homelessness and housing, including the opportunities for funding they may provide organizations in the state.
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
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…Read More
-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…Read More