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.
Police Name Homeless Man Suspected Of Attacking McDonald’s Employee In RosevilleAuthorities have released the identity of the homeless man suspected of slashing a Roseville McDonald’s employee with a knife.
California Is Giving Camping Trailers And Modular Tents To Cities To Help The HomelessGov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday highlighted a new provision of modular tents and camp trailers as part of a larger effort to fight homelessness.
Gov. Newsom Cheers Kaiser $25M Pledge To California Homeless Housing FundCalling California's homeless crisis a public health issue, hospital giant Kaiser Permanente on Friday pledged $25 million to a new state fund aimed at getting people off the streets.
VIDEO: Fleet Of Trailers On Their Way To Help Homeless In CaliforniaGov. Gavin Newsom is on a weeklong statewide tour promoting his billion-dollar effort to tackle the homeless crisis in California.
Modesto Police Rounding Up Abandoned Shopping Carts In Effort To Fight BlightAbandoned shopping carts, and those being used by homeless people, are being rounded up by Modesto police on Wednesday.
California Voters May Consider Mandate To End HomelessnessThe group wants state lawmakers to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot giving state and local governments one year to find solutions.
Gov. Gavin Newsom To Unveil Budget Plan; Expanded Benefits On The PlateGov. Gavin Newsom will announce his state spending plan on Friday, flush with a multi-billion surplus.
Bill Targets Tax Breaks For Wealthy Homeowners In CaliforniaCalifornia would raise taxes on some homeowners and use the money to pay for homeless services under a bill proposed Thursday by a state lawmaker.
California Bill Aims To Expedite Removal Of Homeless CampsAn assemblymember is pushing a bill aimed at removing homeless encampments and providing them with coordinated entry to housing in a timely manner.
Governor Unveils Billion-Dollar Plan To Solve Homeless Crisis Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a billion-dollar solution on Wednesday to solve the spiraling homeless crisis.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Targets Homeless Crisis In Budget, OrderCalifornia's governor said Wednesday that he is seeking $750 million in part to help pay rent for people facing homelessness in the most populous state's latest attempt to fight what he called a national crisis.