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HOUSING CALIFORNIA

Shaping narrative, building power, and changing policy
to end homelessness and create affordable homes for all.

Virtual (Un)Conference

June 22-24, 2021

Registration is open until June 17th!

 

News and Updates

Statement regarding the Anti-displacement And Housing Preservation Package

Housing California joins partners in promoting the Anti-displacement And Housing Preservation Package which would provide capital and subsidy financing to keep people in their homes and expand the supply of affordable housing. Full statement here.

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Statement regarding Governor Newsom’s proposed “May Revise” budget

Housing California urges ongoing funding to meet the scale of the need. Full statement here.

Letter requesting ongoing funding to create Re-entry Housing Program

Housing California with coalition partners is urging the Legislature to invest ongoing funding to provide resources for formerly incarcerated people experiencing homelessness. This is associated with AB 328, which is Roadmap aligned proposal.  

Full statement here.

Statement regarding the verdict of the George Floyd case

Housing California makes a formal statement regarding the George Floyd case and the fight for racial justice. 

Full statement here.

Letter requesting ongoing funding to address Homelessness in California

Housing California joins coalition members to request ongoing funding of $2.4 billion to put the state on a course for ending homelessness.  Full statement here.

Statement regarding new amendments to Assembly Bill 71

Housing California released a joint statement with coalition partners on new amendments to AB 71. Full statement here.

KPIX airs segment on Roadmap HOME 

KPIX (CBS in San Francisco) aired a piece on California’s Roadmap HOME 2030, a 10-year comprehensive, racial equity-centered, and evidence-based framework of bold policy solutions to end homelessness and create stable, affordable homes for all Californians. The piece included some of the key people involved in our work, like Residents United Network leaders Zella Knight and Willie Stevens, CA Housing Partnership Executive Director Matt Schwartz, and our own Executive Director Lisa Hershey. Check out the segment

Coalition letter requesting ongoing funding addressing homelessness

Housing California joins statewide coalition in making a budget request ongoing funding of $2.4 billion to address homelessness. Full statement here.

Roadmap HOME op-ed in CalMatters

Check out this op-ed in CalMatters about Roadmap HOME 2030 and its role in setting our state on the right track toward advancing racial justice and creating stable, affordable homes for all Californians. Help spread the word.

The Roadmap Home 2030 is a bold, long-term plan to create the future we want for California by building affordable homes, protecting low-income renters, ending homelessness, and advancing racial equity and economic inclusion. To learn more and join our growing community-powered movement, please:

  • Check out the website to endorse the Roadmap, take action, and read the full plan and all 57 policy solutions.
     

  • Read the press release about the March 25th campaign launch.
     

  • Did you miss the campaign launch and rally? No worries ‒ watch it here.

Announcement

Housing California’s 2021 (Un)Conference

Home, Health, and Wealth for All Californians

June 22-24

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Registration Open Until June 17th

Become a Member Today!

You'll be in good company: view Our Members. With your support over the last several years, advocacy by Housing California and the Residents United Network resulted in:

  • Raising more than $5 billion to address homelessness and housing affordability through state legislative and budgetary efforts.

  • Leading 2 state bond campaigns that resulted in $6 billion of new fundingfor affordable and supportive homes.

  • Passing numerous bills to increase the affordable and supportive housing production and protect low-income peopleand individuals experiencing homelessness.

Statement celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Housing California shares its perspective on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and its influence on the movement for justice today. Full statement here.

Statement regarding President-Elect Biden's COVID Relief Proposal

Housing California has released a statement regarding President-Elect Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan. Full statement here.

Housing California comments on Governor Newsom's Budget Proposal

Housing California Executive Director Lisa Hershey speaks to KQED California Report (at 5:49 mark) and Cap Radio about the latest state budget release and opportunities to effectively tackle homelessness in the coming months.

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