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New Trailer Bill Concerning Homeless Housing Assistance Prevention Program (HHAP)

February 7, 2023

A new Trailer Bill was recently introduced regarding HHAP. Trailer Bill Language is the implementing language of the California State Budget Bill. To learn more about trailer bills click here.…

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Two-thirds of CA’s 44 CoCs have completed or will complete a 2023 unsheltered count

February 6, 2023

The following table notes that 30 of 44 CA CoCs or approximately two-thirds (68.2%) have completed or will complete a 2023 unsheltered count later this month after requesting and receiving…

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Judicial Council Agreed to Allocate State Funding to Help Seven Superior Courts Implement the CARE Act.

January 30, 2023

The Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee recommended an allocation methodology to distribute $2,828,000 to the seven courts making up the first cohort of courts implementing the Community Assistance, Recovery, and…

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Two More Legislative Bills Concerning Homelessness Were Introduced This Month

January 18, 2023

Two more bills concerning homelessness were introduced this month and will begin to take shape or die as they advance through the 2023 Legislative Session. They are: SB 63, as…

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Administration Intends to Pursue Statutory Changes to the HHAP Program and Seeks to Condition Eligibility for any Future Homeless-related Grants and Competitive Programs

January 11, 2023

Governor’s Proposed 2023-24 Budget Summary is required each year by January 10 and will be updated by the Governor traditionally by mid-May (May Revision). The legislature must pass a balanced…

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The final version of the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act includes several funding items concerning homelessness funding

January 6, 2023

The final version of the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, signed by President Biden on December 29, includes several items concerning homelessness funding beginning on page 700 under Homeless Assistance Grants: $3,154,000,000…

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HUD Released 2022 Homeless Count Data This Morning

December 19, 2022

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2022 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) Part 1 to Congress  The 2022 homeless count data is posted on CoC…

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Request for Support of Federal Legislative Proposal

December 14, 2022

Submitted by Samantha Vethavanam Los Angeles City & County CoC I am writing to request support for a federal bill proposal from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) and…

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State Assembly Provides Two Initial 2023-24 Assembly Budget Stipulations Concerning Homelessnes

December 12, 2022

Last week the California State Assembly released a slide presentation that outlined a budget blueprint regarding budget priorities including homelessness for 2023 – 24 Assembly budget. After noting the following…

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$240 Million Available to Resolve Encampments and Get People Into Housing and Shelter

December 7, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom announced the availability of $240 million from the Encampment Resolution Fund grant program – part of the $700 million two-year program – to close down encampments and…

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