Homeless And Coronavirus: Sacramento County Says 663 Beds Are Coming To House HomelessMore than 600 beds are coming to Sacramento County to help the homeless during the coronavirus public health crisis.
California Rushes To Try To Contain Coronavirus Among The HomelessHome to the largest homeless population in the country, California officials are rushing to get tens of thousands of people off the streets and into shelters and tents to slow the spread of the coronavirus among one of the most vulnerable and difficult-to-reach groups.
Gov. Newsom: 60,000 Homeless Could Get CoronavirusAs worries about the spread of the coronavirus confine millions of Californians to their homes, concern is growing about those who have no homes in which to shelter. Gov. Gavin Newsom estimates up to 60,000 homeless could end up infected.
California Big City Mayors Chat Homelessness With NewsomThe mayors of California's biggest cities had a “robust” discussion with Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday, highlighting their opposition to his plan on how to spend $750 million to combat the state's homelessness crisis.
How Will The City Enforce The Homeless Levee Ban?In 29 days Sacramento will start clearing homeless camps from sections of levees and other parts of town.
Sacramento City Council Votes To Ban Homeless Camps On 'Critical City Infrastructure'The Sacramento City Council unanimously voted to ban camping within 25 feet of levees on Tuesday.
Nine Trailers Arrive In Stockton To Help House Homeless FamiliesTrailers arrived in the city of Stockton Monday, to help house those living on the streets.
Kaiser Permanente Commits $32 Million To Address Homelessness In SacramentoMayor Darrell Steinberg announced a $32 million plan to address the homeless crisis along with the help of Kaiser Permanente.
Governor Declares Excess State Property Open For Homeless, But One Property Remains Behind Locked GatesGovernor Newsom referenced hundreds of state properties he wanted to immediately open for use as temporary shelters, but are they ready?
Some Of Sacramento's Homeless Youth Say Cabins Geared Toward Them Provide Hope And ShelterTiny homes could be a big relief to a specific group of Sacramento's homeless population.
Mental Health, Homelessness At Forefront of Newsom's State of the StateNewsom said this is a crisis than can’t be solved overnight or even over the span of a year.
Lawmakers Question Gov. Newsom's Homeless PlanSome lawmakers and mayors expressed skepticism Thursday over Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposal to give $750 million to state-selected regional administrators rather than to local government to address the state's growing homelessness crisis.
More And More Students Are Experiencing Homelessness, According To New Federal DataAs homelessness continues to rise in states like California, new federal data shows that the number of students experiencing homelessness is increasing dramatically.
Mayor Sends $100 Million Affordable Funding Trust To City CouncilSacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, responding to Sacramento’s housing shortage, has asked the City Council on Tuesday to vote to create a $100 million affordable housing trust fund.
African Americans Disproportionately More Likely To Experience Homelessness, Report FindsOf the approximately 568,000 people in the US experiencing homelessness on a single night last year, about 40% of them were African Americans, according to a 2019 HUD homeless assessment report.