The Governor’s $ 14 billion plan to tackle the homeless is a government-wide approach focused on shelter, home restructuring strategies, and mental and behavioral health services.
Oakland-Governor Gavin Newsom today took a member of the Cabinet to a camp in Oakland to discuss the inhumane living conditions faced by many Californians. Since his first day in office, the governor has made his commitment to the homeless a top priority of the administration.Governor Newsom billions of dollars Plan to work on the homeless Is a government-wide effort to quickly provide housing and connectivity to behavioral and physical health support services to individuals experiencing homelessness, while cleaning off-lamps and camps on state highways. ..
Governor Newsom said, “State-wide camps are always reminding us of the broken dreams of Californians and their loved ones suffering, and have become a stubborn and painful problem that needs to be addressed with empathy. I am. ” “The homeless are affecting all of us, and California is doing everything in its power to tackle this challenge from every angle.”
Governor Newsom and Cabinet members walk through Auckland’s camp
The governor and members of his cabinet walked through Auckland’s camps and spoke directly with people experiencing homelessness. Following the visit, a cabinet meeting was held to discuss strategies that all state agencies could adopt to tackle the homeless crisis.
Governor Newsom’s multi-billion dollar homeless home investment will provide over 55,000 new housing units and treatment slots over the next few years. The California Blueprint helps drive the most vulnerable people out of the streets, building on last year’s historic $ 12 billion investment, adding $ 2 billion to behavioral homeless and camp rehousing strategies. Propose an investment and create a total $ 14 billion package to tackle the homeless crisis.
Earlier this year, the Governor announced a $ 50 million grant through the California Homeless Coordinating and Finance Council’s Encampment Resolution Grant program, which was created in collaboration with the Legislature. The grant will serve 19 communities throughout California and provide shelter or housing to 1,401 individuals currently experiencing homelessness in camps.
In September 2021, Governor Newsom set a goal to clean 100 camps. Since then, the state has cleaned 728 camps and coordinated with local governments to provide housing and services to former residents. The state plans to clear 1,000 camps by the end of 2022.