Annual Reviews

2021 Year in Review

A Year of Historic Investment and Legislative BottleneckAt the start of 2021 and the new legislative year, state leaders continued to wrestle with unprecedented challenges affecting communities across the state. As of January 2021, 2.7 million Californians had...

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2020 Year in Review

As we moved into the 2019-2020 legislative cycle, our state conveyed a willingness to spend $1 billion in funding to fight homelessness, including $650 million in emergency homeless aid. Towards the end of 2019, Governor Newsom had signed a multitude of proposals…

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2019 Year in Review

Governor Newsom set the bar high conveying his intent to transform California’s struggling housing and homelessness landscape. His administration worked closely with the Legislature and housing advocates to make unprecedented things happen in 2019.

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2018 Year in Review

Did We Crack Jerry Brown?
On Sept. 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed his last bills ever, including bills that Housing CA supported. Just days prior, he also signed bills that Housing CA sponsored and that the Residents United Network (RUN) helped advance.

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2017 Year in Review

2017 Affordable Legislative Housing Package
At what he called “probably the biggest bill signing” he’s ever seen, Governor Jerry Brown signed 15 bills into law September 29, 2017 to address the needs of Californians most impacted by our state’s housing catastrophe….

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2016 Year in Review

Budget Success for Homelessness
$2 billion for the No Place Like Home (NPLH) initiative. No Place Like Home includes funding for the “Bringing Families Home” pilot program, which would provide housing assistance to families whose children remain in the foster-care system solely due to the parents’ lack of stable housing…

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